WARRENVILLE, Ill. (May 5, 2008) - IC Bus, North America's largest school bus and commercial bus manufacturer, solidifies its dealer network with the announcement of new dealerships in Tennessee, West Virginia, California and Western Canada.
"We are pleased to welcome these dealers to the IC Bus family," said John McKinney, Vice President and General Manager for IC Bus, a Navistar, Inc. company. "These dealers symbolize the strength and ideals of IC Bus and will provide IC Bus customers in the commercial and school bus markets the service they expect and deserve."
The four new dealerships span the United States and Canada, bringing the total number of dealers in North America to 47. The new dealerships include:
Cumberland IC Bus Sales, [Nashville, Tenn..]
The authorized IC Bus dealer for both school and commercial applications in the state of Tennessee, Cumberland IC Bus Sales is a complete integrated transportation solution that encompasses parts, service, technician training and more.
"Cumberland International continues to expand to better serve the needs of our customer and is proud to announce a new addition to our family, IC Bus," said Terry Minor, Dealer Principal for Cumberland International. "Cumberland IC Bus Sales is dedicated to setting a new standard in the bus business through world class products and services."
BWAB International [White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.]
Covering the state of West Virginia, BWAB International brings a history of solution-based selling and customer focus to the IC school and commercial bus product line.
"In addition to selling our full line of IC products, BWAB International will maintain a strong focus on customer service and after-sale support throughout West Virginia," said Mike Touey, Dealer Principal for BWAB International.
Creative Bus Sales, [Chino, Calif.]
Creative Bus Sales, the nation's largest commercial bus dealership, has always focused on how to best meet the needs of their customers. This focus will now be extended to the school bus market in California.
"In addition to being one of the largest and most successful commercial bus dealers in North America, Creative Bus Sales brings a seasoned school bus sales team to California," said Tony Matijevich, Dealer Principal for Creative Bus Sales.
Western Canada IC Bus, [Alberta, Saskatchewan, and British Columbia]
The most recognized International Dealers in Canada have joined together to create Western Canada IC Bus with over 40 parts and service locations in place to ensure customer satisfaction for the life of the bus. Their goal is to ensure customers have the safest bus with the most up-time and the lowest cost of ownership.
"We understand that getting our bus customers' 'Precious Cargo' to its destination and back, safely and reliably, is the number one concern," said Patrick Braaten, CFO for Western Canada IC Bus.