ABC delivers to New Mexico

Posted on May 22, 2014

Carlsbad, N.M.-based New Mexico Texas Coaches took delivery of the newest motorcoach in their fleet, a 2013 Van Hool from ABC Companies, equipped with a Detroit DD13 engine and drivetrain through an Allison B500G4 transmission.

The 57-passenger C2045 offers riders amenities including Alcoa Dura Bright wheels, Wi-Fi, 110-volt outlets, satellite radio and an REI Elite entertainment system with 15-inch monitors.

Additional equipment includes a backup camera, three-point seat belts and Saucon TDS to supplement Van Hool's standard features, including a six-channel ABS system, lane departure warning, automatic traction control, fire detectors, electronic stability control and a tire monitoring system.

The carrier now operates 30 vehicles, including nine luxury coaches. Offering everything from limousines and mini-coaches to 57 passenger motorcoaches, New Mexico Texas Coaches evolved into one of the region's most diversified transportation companies.

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