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November 25, 2013

N.Y. county debuts MV-1s for paratransit fleet

The vehicles can accommodate three ambulatory passengers and one standard size wheelchair passenger.


May 8, 2013

Vehicle Production Group ceases operation, lays off staff

The company, which manufactured the MV-1 accessible vehicle, had a $50 million Department of Energy loan.


March 30, 2012

Manufacturer forges formal partnerships to sell MV-1

The company also announced it entered into an Amended and Restated Consulting and Brokerage Agreement with MV Sales & Leasing Inc. (MVSL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of MV Transportation Inc., pursuant to which MVSL will act as a non-exclusive consultant and broker of the MV-1.


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