Motorcoach

Motorcoach sales up 4.6% in Q3, ABA Foundation report finds

Posted on November 1, 2018

Forty-five-foot motorcoach sales saw another quarter of double-digit growth with 484 units sold; a 17.5% growth over the third quarter in 2017.
Royal Coach Tours
Forty-five-foot motorcoach sales saw another quarter of double-digit growth with 484 units sold; a 17.5% growth over the third quarter in 2017.
Royal Coach Tours

Based on surveys of the major motorcoach manufacturers that sell vehicles in the U.S. and Canada, motorcoach sales from the participating manufacturers rose 4.6% in the third quarter of 2018 compared to the same quarter in 2017, according to the American Bus Association Foundation’s third quarter 2018 Motorcoach Builder Survey.

While there was a dip in sales in the 30- to 45-foot motorcoach sales, 45-foot motorcoach sales saw another quarter of double-digit growth with 484 units sold; a 17.5% growth over the third quarter in 2017.

“These sales numbers show what our members have been saying over the past two years — that business is good,” says ABA Foundation President Peter Pantuso. “More people are traveling by motorcoach and the industry is responding by upgrading inventory and adding more amenities that passengers now come to expect when they step on a motorcoach.”

To view the full report, click here.

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

More News

Bailey Trailways creates polio awareness with new Van Hool CX45

The disease remains endemic in three countries including Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan. Other countries remain at risk.

Do you know a super motorcoach operation? Nominate them now!

We are looking for operators who stand above and beyond both in their service area as well as the industry.

Checker Bus adds new MCI J4500

The company’s new J4500 joins a diverse fleet of more than 30 vehicles including an entertainer coach, mini-coach, mini-bus/shuttles, limo buses, and more.

Prevost opens new service center in Orlando

Technicians are factory trained to work on Prevost, Nova Bus, and Volvo motorcoaches, as well as other motorcoach brands.

MCI begins delivery of 182 Commuter Coaches to NJ TRANSIT

Altogether, NJ TRANSIT has purchased over 2,000 coaches over three decades from MCI.

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

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

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