Topic : Don Roberts

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ARBOC to supply 2 Spirit of Freedom 'bustleback' buses to Texas

Bus| October 25, 2018

The order supplements three existing low-floor body-on-chassis ARBOC buses in Grapevine’s fleet.

Ozark Transit adds 40 ARBOC Spirit of Equess buses

Bus| September 28, 2018

The order, which will enhance Ozark Regional Transit’s 100% accessible fleet, was secured through ARBOC’s U.S. dealer Creative Bus Sales.

Shuttle| August 28, 2018

ARBOC receives patent for Spirit of Independence low-floor bus

The bus is produced using a monocoque body attached to an original equipment manufacturer cab frame having the chassis removed.

Accessibility| March 26, 2018

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles produces 3,000th bus

Under a Metrolinx contract procured by Creative Carriage in Ontario, Canada, the 3,000th bus is a low-floor, fully accessible Spirit of Freedom.

Accessibility| February 26, 2018

Calgary Transit adds 137 ARBOC Spirit of Freedom buses

The contract, which supports rejuvenation of community shuttles within Calgary Transit’s 100% accessible fleet, was secured by Crestline Coach Ltd., ARBOC’s dealer in seven provinces in Canada.

Bus| December 1, 2017

New Flyer acquires ARBOC Specialty Vehicles

The acquisition represents a continuation of NFI Group’s growth and diversification strategy and was not subject to any pre-closing regulatory or antitrust requirements. NFI Group is using available cash and its existing credit facilities to finance the transaction.

Bus| August 8, 2016

Creative Bus Sales to distribute ARBOC vehicles in Ill., Ind.

The partnership will allow customers to gain access to the industry’s most extensive offering of low-floor mobility bus products through the nation’s largest bus dealership featuring a national sales, service and customer support network.

Bus| March 18, 2016

ARBOC unveils Spirit of Independence model

The patent pending low-floor design is an industry first, joining a light-duty chassis cab to a low-floor chassis assembly. This unique design offers a passenger capacity of up to 14 ambulatory or four wheelchairs.

Accessibility| July 23, 2015

ARBOC names new VP, sales and marketing

In his new position, Bill Fay will oversee all of the sales and marketing activities including developing, implementing and executing go-to-market strategies for new and existing ARBOC products.

Motorcoach| September 27, 2012

Arboc rolls out 1,000th bus, organizational changes

For founders Jim Bartel and Don Roberts, the 1,000th bus was momentous, proving ARBOC has a proven product, according to the company.

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