Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV) Announces The Completion Of The Thor Industries Bus Acquisition

     Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV) Announces The Completion Of The Thor
                          Industries Bus Acquisition

PR Newswire

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2013

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV)
announced today the completion of the previously disclosed acquisition of the
bus division of Thor Industries, Inc. (NYSE: THO). The acquisition includes
seven of the bus industry's most prominent brands: 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.

"We are excited to complete this acquisition and officially welcome all
employees and dealers to the ASV family," said Peter Guile, President and CEO
of Allied Specialty Vehicles. "For our new employees, customers and suppliers,
we expect a seamless transition to new ownership and look forward to
continuing to provide the products, quality and experience you've come to
trust with these brands."

When combined with Collins Bus Corporation, these additional bus businesses
position ASV as one of the largest producers of buses in North America,
providing buses to the transit, shuttle, courtesy, luxury and school bus

Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV)

ASV is a +$1.5 billion manufacturer comprised of industry leading brands
serving Commercial, Fire & Emergency and Recreational vehicle markets. Within
the Commercial segment ASV offers a full line of buses, terminal trucks and
sweeper vehicles. The Fire & Emergency segment offers a full line of Fire
Apparatus and Ambulances. Within the Recreational Vehicle the company
produces motorized RV's under many of the industry's most iconic brands. For
more information, visit us at

SOURCE Allied Specialty Vehicles

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