NEWPORT BEACH, CA--November 5, 2012: Green Automotive Company (OTC:GACR) today announced that its subsidiary Newport Coach Works, Inc. signed a definitive distribution agreement for the manufacturing of buses over a two year period with Don Brown Bus Sales, Inc., one of North America's leading bus distributors, beginning November 1, 2012.
Newport Coach Works is to begin delivering units to Don Brown Bus Sales, Inc. in Spring 2013 for distribution by Don Brown Bus Sales. Under the agreement, Newport Coach Works will provide a range of diesel and CNG powered busses in the 12,500lb GVW to 33,000lb GVW to customers of Don Brown Bus Sales Inc.
Confirming the distribution agreement for Don Brown Bus Sales Inc., General Sales Manager AJ Thurber says, "We've worked with Carter Read and his team for a number of years and are delighted to continue our association via his new company Newport Coach Works. Mr Read's attention to detail, high quality product and innovative designs have a strong appeal amongst our customer base. We also like to promote his 'made in America' approach -- he manages to keep his US content high and that's good for our country".
Carter Read, President of Newport Coach Works, "It's a real pleasure for me to work with the team from Don Brown Bus Sales, Inc.; their professional approach to sales makes our job much easier and we look forward to growing our business with them. With a number of exciting new developments in the pipeline, both in terms of cleaner drive train technology and bus designs and features, I expect strong sales growth going forward. We have a focus on using American sourced components, and can thus market busses with a very high American content -- good for jobs, good for the economy and good for America!"
Fred Luke, President Green Automotive Company, "In announcing the distribution agreement I believe Newport Coach Works underlines its position in the bus building market as a major player. We expect further orders in the near future and are excited about the technology developments that Newport and our UK-based subsidiary Liberty have in the area of zero emission buses."