Prevost Celebrates 95 Years8/9/19
(July 22, 2019, Ste. Claire, QBC) The 95th anniversary of Prevost was commemorated in Sainte-Claire, Quebec in June with a celebration that included food, live music and other entertainment, coaches to explore and tours of the Prevost manufacturing plant.
Founded in Quebec in 1924 by cabinet and wooden bus builder, Eugene Prevost, the company is the oldest coach manufacturer in North America.
Scores of special guests including past and present employees, government officials and people from the community attended. The extensive vehicle display at the celebration featured current Prevost model coaches - including the newly redesigned X3-45, a converted motorhome and a corporate coach as well as a mobile service van and a beautiful 1952 Prevost Citadin antique bus restored by the Heritage Society of Sainte-Claire.
“The 95th Anniversary celebration in Quebec was a huge success as we had more than 4500 people joining us at the factory,” said Prevost General Manager, Francois Tremblay. “I’m honored that so many families and special guests were there to celebrate with their Prevost family. We take great pride in what we do and to be able to share 95 years of such strong heritage with our community was a very special experience for us.”
Prevost is a leading manufacturer of premium intercity touring coaches and the world leader in the production of conversion coaches for high-end motorhome and specialty conversion. As part of the Volvo Group, it has access to the financial strength, research capability, and manufacturing expertise of the group. The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of heavy-duty diesel engines. Prevost has its main manufacturing facilities in Sainte-Claire, Quebec, Canada and has sixteen Parts and Service Centers located throughout the United States and Canada. www.prevostcar.com
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