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Wheeled Coach celebrates 45 years of industry-leading emergency vehicle design and innovation


Wheeled Coach has built and delivered over 50,000 ambulances since 1975 to large and small fire stations, municipalities and commercial fleets across the U.S. (Courtesy photo)
Wheeled Coach has built and delivered over 50,000 ambulances since 1975 to large and small fire stations, municipalities and commercial fleets across the U.S. (Courtesy photo)

WINTER PARK , Fla. — Wheeled Coach, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc. and an industry-leading manufacturer of emergency vehicles, marks its 45th year with a campaign to celebrate its renowned legacy including a brand video, new tagline, "Trusted By The Toughest," and updated website.

“Wheeled Coaches are built to perform under the most demanding conditions, just like the EMS providers who use our vehicles, such as the Fire Department of New York (FDNY),” said Erik Stoor, Vice President and General Manager, Wheeled Coach. “Our passion to provide mission-critical vehicles means we use advanced processes that ensure the highest quality, repeatable results and precision. Our commitment to quality and safety is why after nearly half a century, Wheeled Coach continues to be an industry leader.”

The campaign highlights Wheeled Coach’s achievement of attaining many firsts in the industry.  The company was the first in the emergency vehicle industry to:

  • Conduct IHS Side Impact Criteria Crash and Roll-Over Testing
  • Receive the ISO Certified ambulance manufacturer accreditation
  • Produce CNC machine-cut doors for repeatable accuracy
  • Engineer internal emergency door releases
  • Introduce the patented Cool-Bar for improved air flow, more accessibility to the compressor and enhanced exterior lighting.

Designed for urban streets as well as rural, Wheeled Coach has built and delivered over 50,000 ambulances since 1975 to large and small fire stations, municipalities, and commercial fleets across the U.S., in addition to being an approved ambulance supplier for the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Every ambulance is built in-house in Winter Park, Florida by the team of manufacturing and engineering experts who customize each Wheeled Coach emergency vehicle according to our customers’ precise specifications. Wheeled Coach offers a dedicated dealer network as well as a comprehensive product warranty for exceptional aftermarket support. The campaign will serve to shine a spotlight on these benefits as well as on Wheeled Coach’s proprietary features including:

  • Safeguard Box Frame: a highly reinforced, but ultra-light roll cage superstructure with strategically positioned metal bars, creating one of the strongest, safest and most durable ambulance bodies.
  • TrueForm Wall Construction: a precision assembly process which incorporates Wheeled Coach’s StraightLine Laser-guided Fixture Alignment to create accurate, square, repeatable frames that fit every time.
  • AntiCor Protection System: this system includes layer upon layer of anti-corrosion features, such as one-piece aluminum skins, DuraSeam door system, engineered pre-paint, pre-punched holes, SermaGard ceramic coated bolts, nine-step ToughCoat Paint Process and more, that when combined can handle the most demanding conditions.
  • ToughCoat Paint Process: Wheeled Coach’s exclusive nine-step process uses precision application standards centered around a revolutionary high-tech primer with adhesion and anti-corrosive properties for a durable, long-lasting finish.

“Wheeled Coach is proud to be at the service of our nation’s EMS providers,” concludes Erik Stoor. “We look forward to celebrating our 50th anniversary and beyond.”

For more information, visit www.wheeledcoach.com.

About Wheeled Coach
With a legacy and passion to deliver mission-critical durability, Wheeled Coach ambulances are born to perform under the most demanding conditions — and built to be as unbreakable as the spirit of those we serve. 

That is why every day, leading municipal fire departments and commercial ambulance companies in the country put their trust in Wheeled Coach.

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