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Mobility Ventures Lists 50 MV-1 Dealers

February 18, 2014 in Companies, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

‘Well Established Dealers with a Strong Reputation for Customer Satisfaction’

Mobility Ventures has released an inaugural list of 50 dealers that will sell the MV-1 paratransit vehicle manufactured at the Mishawaka, Ind. plant of its parent, AM General.

Mobility Ventures Boosts MV-1 Team

January 14, 2014 in CNG, Companies by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

AM General Unit Names Five, Expects 25% CNG Sales

AM General’s Mobility Ventures unit has bolstered the sales force for the MV-1 paratransit vehicle, adding a new sales and operations director, three U.S. regional specialists, and an international business development and special projects leader.

AM General Buying Idled VPG

September 5, 2013 in Companies, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

CNG Option for the ADA-Compliant MV-1 to be Retained
As New Company, Mobility Ventures LLC, Will Be Formed

AM General, which manufactured the Vehicle Production Group’s MV-1 in Indiana until VPG shut down earlier this year (F&F, May 9), says it’s buying the business itself, by buying VPG’s U.S. DoE loan. “The agreement creates a path to revitalize VPG,” AM General says. A new company, Mobility Ventures LLC, will acquire the VPG assets.

VPG Fixing PRDs on MV-1s

October 9, 2012 in CNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Valve Problem Prompts Recall of 2011 and 2012 Vehicles

The Vehicle Production Group is recalling 435 of its compressed natural gas-fueled MV-1 vehicles to install a secondary pressure relief device to prevent fuel leaks.

CNG Vehicles Mean Savings for DART

July 9, 2012 in CNG, LNG, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Hundreds of NABI Buses and Dozens of Diverse Shuttles

Dallas Area Rapid Transit expects to cut its fuel bills by 60% or even 65% through 2020 via a combination of hundreds of new CNG vehicles and an eight-year natural gas supply contract with the state.

VPG Has Very Big Plans for Its MV-1

June 13, 2012 in CNG, Fleet Order, NGVs by Rich Piellisch  |  No Comments

Among the Standout Orders: 96 for DART in Dallas

Just one U.S. factory OEM for natural gas vehicles? No, there are two.

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