According to a recent study released by the American Bus Association Foundation, the fourth quarter of 2015 saw an increase in motorcoach sales. A total of 619 new and 266 pre-owned vehicles were sold in the fourth quarter of 2015 as compared to 459 new and 234 pre-owned vehicles sold the previous quarter. Altogether in 2015, there were 1,599 private sector and 542 public sector sales as compared to 1,411 private sector and 355 public sector sales in 2014.
The Coach Manufacturer Survey assists the industry in understanding trends in motorcoach purchasing to more accurately predict product development and demand. The survey details the private and public sector sales of new and pre-owned motorcoaches as well as shell, engine and transmission sales.
Fourth quarter sales information was provided by Prevost, ABC Companies, MCI Sales and Setra.
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About the American Bus Association
The American Bus Association (ABA) is the trade organization of the intercity bus industry, with more than 1,000 motorcoach and tour company members in the United States and Canada. Its members operate charter, tour, regular route, airport express, special operations and contract services. Another 2,800 members are travel and tourism organizations and suppliers of bus products and services who work in partnership with the North American motorcoach industry.
About the ABA Foundation
The American Bus Association Foundation (ABAF) is the scholarship and research arm of the motorcoach, tour, and travel industry. The largest non-profit in motorcoach group travel, the ABAF distributes $60,000 a year in scholarships to industry families and invests in research to demonstrate the important role motorcoach transportation plays in society.
Melanie Hinton, Vice President, Communications & Marketing, ABA
Office: (202) 218-7220