Motorcoach sales up in 4th quarter of 2015, according to ABA Foundation

Posted on April 25, 2016

According to a recent study released by the American Bus Association Foundation, the fourth quarter of 2015 saw an increase in motorcoach sales. A total of 619 new and 266 pre-owned vehicles were sold in the fourth quarter of 2015 as compared to 459 new and 234 pre-owned vehicles sold the previous quarter.

Altogether in 2015, there were 1,599 private sector and 542 public sector sales as compared to 1,411 private sector and 355 public sector sales in 2014.

The "Coach Manufacturer Survey" assists the industry in understanding trends in motorcoach purchasing to more accurately predict product development and demand. The survey details the private and public sector sales of new and pre-owned motorcoaches as well as shell, engine and transmission sales.

Fourth quarter sales information was provided by Prevost, ABC Companies, MCI Sales and Setra.

To view the full report, click here.

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Calif. tour bus crash kills 13, injures 31

All the victims were adults, according to the report, with the surviving passengers and the big rig driver only suffering minor injuries.

FMCSA awards grants to train military vets to drive buses, trucks

The current Commercial Motor Vehicle - Operator Safety Training Grant Program awards are projected to go toward training more than 250 people.

FMCSA proposes enhancements to Safety Measurement System's public website

While the Federal Register announcement responds to comments received following the June 29, 2015, notice, no changes will be implemented in the public SMS website display until after completion of the National Academies of Sciences Correlation Study as required by Section 5221 of the FAST Act.

ABA Foundation to double scholarship amounts in 2017

Also announced that all proceeds raised from ABA’s Annual Meeting & Marketplace Live and Silent Auctions will be allocated to the ABAF’s Fund a Future program to fund this scholarship initiative.

C&J Bus Lines installs Flyte Systems to keep real-time updates on airline schedules

C&J Bus Lines, a New England a transportation provider, installed FlyteBoard flight information displays at three of its terminals.

See More News

Post a Comment

Post Comment

Comments (0)

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment


Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

LCT Magazine

Global Resource For Limousine and Bus Transportation

Please sign in or register to .    Close