REV Group Bus Business, ElDorado National, First to Complete Rigorous 12 Year / 500,000 Mile Life Cycle Altoona Testing of a Hydrogen Fuel Cell Transit Bus
RIVERSIDE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 7, 2018--REV Group (NYSE: REVG) a manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands, has announced that its ElDorado National (ENC) Brand of transit bus is the first bus manufacturer to complete the rigorous 12 year / 500,000 mile life cycle Altoona testing of a hydrogen fuel cell transit bus. The Federal Transportation Authority’s mandated testing ensures the availability of safe vehicles for transit. ENC’s Axess FC low-floor transit bus successfully completed durability, fuel economy and performance testing on their high-quality, 100% 304 grade stainless-steel constructed vehicle. With these positive results, fuel cell technology will now be a viable and production-ready technology for transit operators looking for zero-emission travel. With the ability to refuel within 20 minutes and a proven transit duty cycle range of over 200 miles, the Axess FC is the only zero emission transit bus that can seamlessly integrate into existing transit fleets.
The Axess FC bus uses proven BAE System’s Series Hybrid technology, currently available on more than 8,000 buses worldwide. Combining battery-electric with hydrogen fuel makes this one of the most environmentally friendly vehicles--where the only emissions coming from the tail pipe is water.
About Rev Group
REV (NYSE: REVG) is a leading designer, manufacturer and distributor of specialty vehicles and related aftermarket parts and services. We serve a diversified customer base primarily in the United States through three segments: Fire & Emergency, Commercial and Recreation. We provide customized vehicle solutions for applications including: essential needs (ambulances, fire apparatus, school buses, mobility vans and municipal transit buses), industrial and commercial (terminal trucks, cut-away buses and street sweepers) and consumer leisure (recreational vehicles (“RVs”) and luxury buses). Our brand portfolio consists of 30 well-established principal vehicle brands including many of the most recognizable names within our served markets. Several of our brands pioneered their specialty vehicle product categories and date back more than 50 years. Investors-REVG
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