April 3, 2013

Greyhound orders 90 Prevost X3-45s

Greyhound and Prevost continued their relationship with the signing of a new order for 90 Prevost X3-45 motorcoaches.

“Prevost is proud to once again supply high quality coaches which realize the criteria established by Greyhound and its passengers,” said Prevost President/CEO Gaetan Bolduc. “Taking into consideration the safety of passengers and drivers across North America, Prevost and Greyhound have worked together to set the highest standards for our industry.”

The 90 X3-45 coaches are equipped with Prevost’s AWARE is an safety system, which includes adaptive cruise braking, following distance alert and stationary object alert. Other Prevost safety features include the Prevost Electronic Stability Program, the Beru tire pressure monitoring system and the automatic fire suppression system.

The coaches also boast dual 1800 watt inverters powering 110-volt outlets and Wi-Fi Internet access throughout the coach cabin for each passenger. Other highlights include an Aesys electronic destination sign and Prevost’s exclusive Swap & Plug wheelchair lift. In addition, the coaches will provide a clean, fuel-efficient drive train, showcasing the Volvo D13 engine which surpasses EPA emissions standards.

Delivery of the X3-45 coaches is scheduled to begin in May 2013 and be completed in April 2014.

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