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January 7, 2014

New motorcoach sales reach 318 in Q3

Through the first three quarters, total sales for new motorcoaches total 1,073 units, with pre-owned sales totaling 768 units.


August 1, 2013

Report: Motorcoach travel more cost effective, efficient than Amtrak

Analysis compares consumer and societal costs associated with 20 trips between select U.S. city pairs on both Amtrak and scheduled intercity motorcoaches. Findings include motorcoaches average less than 25% of the cost to provide comparable Amtrak Service; and only two Amtrak lines generate enough revenue to cover operating and capital costs.


December 6, 2012

ABC donates M1235 for ABA Foundation auction

Assembled on a durable Freightliner S2 chassis and featuring an optimized rear suspension package, the M1235 offers a smooth ride built for the long haul and is equipped with a Cummins ISB 220 engine and Allison B210 transmission.


September 5, 2012

Motorcoach Census: Nearly 700M passenger trips in 2010

The 2010 census shows that the motorcoach industry continues to be a small business success story. More than 82% of industry operators own fewer than 10 vehicles.


January 5, 2011

ABA Foundation adds new $10K scholarship

The new ABAF "Driving The Future Award" scholarship is four times larger than each of the 19 current scholarships that award students $2,500 each academic year to pursue coursework to help them prepare for future positions of leadership throughout the motorcoach, tour and group travel industry.


March 24, 2010

ABA Foundation launches new online tool

Offers state tourism offices, local convention and visitors bureaus, and destination marketing organizations a new way to show the economic impact generated by the motorcoach travel and group tour industry for each state and congressional district.


January 19, 2010

ABA donates $25K to Haiti

The funds will be dispersed through the American Red Cross.


May 6, 2009

ABA Board, Foundation name new chairs

The ABA Board of Directors also elected George Maney, president of Coach America in Dallas, to the Board, and Dan Eisentrager, vice president of Coach America's Western Region, to a non-voting seat.


March 9, 2009

ABA: motorcoach industry vibrant despite economy

Research indicates that the motorcoach industry may by benefiting from a travel mode shift as a result of the economy.


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