The $750,000 contract calls for the company to convert up to 25 bus chassis into Imperial Coach limousine buses.
SRINGFIELD, MO. — Electric Car Company, Inc. (OTCBB:ELCR), a vehicle conversion company that specializes in electric conversions and manufacturing for the limousine and fleet m\arkets, has been awarded a 12 month contract with Don Brown Bus Sales, Inc.
The $750,000 contract calls for ELECTRIC CAR COMPANY (ECC) to convert up to 25 Federal Coach bus chassis into Imperial Coach limo buses. ECC plans to deliver the first buses by mid-August.
It was reported in LCT magazine in January of this year that the FEDERAL COACH BUS LINE manufacturer out of Goshen, Indiana, is no longer producing limousine-style interiors for its buses.
Federal now concentrates solely on shuttles and mass-transit style buses. This has created a vacuum in the limobus sector for the chauffeured transportation industry, one that Electric Car Company has been poised to exploit.
ECC will facilitate the conversions of the buses through its wholly owned subsidiary, Imperial Coach Works, Inc., and its custom manufacturing division, IMPERIAL COACH BUILDERS, Inc. Imperial Coach designs limobus interiors for operators nationwide. Don Brown Bus Sales is the exclusive dealer of Federal Coach Buses in the Northeast.
For 35 years, DON BROWN BUS SALES, Inc. has carried one of the largest inventories of new buses and new vans in the Northeast. "The Federal Coach Bus products are in a league of their own, the quality is unsurpassed in the bus market today,” said A.J. Thurber of Don Brown Bus Sales. “With our limo interiors from Imperial, we will offer the highest quality limo bus on the market with unparalleled design."
Imperial's plans for these buses will rival anything the company has built to date. To begin with, each will be designed with a full, color wash ceiling, as well as fiber-optic and LED mood lighting. They will all include state-of-the-art, electronic entertainment systems, and luxurious upholstery.
About Electric Car Company, Inc.
ELECTRIC CAR COMPANY is a vehicle conversion company that specializes in electric conversion and manufacturing for the livery and fleet markets including corporate VIP, party buses, municipal buses and delivery vehicles. The company brings together businesses specializing in customizing vehicles and power trains. This business strategy is aimed at the aftermarket automotive up-fitter segment, including, but not limited to "Pure Electric" cars, liquid propane conversions, limousines and other livery vehicles, specialty fleet vehicles, classic automobiles and custom restorations. The Company has positioned itself to deliver full "Pure Electric" specialty vehicles in 2010. ECC's wholly owned subsidiary, Imperial Coach Works, Inc. and its custom manufacturing division IMPERIAL COACH BUILDERS, is a limousine and specialty vehicle manufacturing entity that operates out of a 60,000-sq/ft facility in Springfield.