Allied Specialty Vehicles forms Bus Division, appoints CEO

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Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV) announced Monday the appointment of Kent Tyler, former President of Collins Bus Corporation, as president and CEO of its new Bus Division.

“With our recent investment of seven new bus brands, ASV is now one of the largest suppliers of buses in North America,” says Jim Meyer, COO of ASV. “We are thrilled about the opportunities the new Bus Division represents, and excited to have these outstanding brands under the leadership of Kent Tyler.”

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The new ASV Bus Division will be comprised of Collins Bus Corp., Mid Bus, Corbeil, Champion Bus, Inc., General Coach America, Inc. Goshen Coach, Inc., El Dorado National California, Inc., El Dorado National Kansas, Inc., Krystal Coach, and Federal Coach.

“As one of the largest suppliers of buses in North America, it’s critical the ASV Bus Division be synonymous with providing innovative products, outstanding customer service, and the most focused and comprehensive distribution network in the industry,” Tyler says.