GreenPower delivers three BEAST Electric School Buses to West Virginia
by CM Staff
They've also announced the appointment of an independent dealer with locations across the state of West Virginia for GreenPower's BEAST Type D and Nano BEAST Type A all-electric school buses.
SOUTH CHARLESTON — GreenPower Motor Company Inc. has sold and delivered three BEAST Type D all-electric school buses to the West Virginia Department of Education.
The company has also announced the appointment of an independent dealer with locations across the state of West Virginia for GreenPower’s BEAST Type D and Nano BEAST Type A all-electric school buses.
“We are excited to be working with Monica Matheny and her experienced bus team who are a full-service dealer covering the state of West Virginia,” said Michael Perez, vice president School Bus, Contracts and Grants for GreenPower in a statement.
“The Matheny family has been selling and servicing commercial vehicles in West Virginia for more than 100 years. This relationship will help ensure that GreenPower school buses, manufactured in West Virginia, will be the school bus of choice across the state. It’s a partnership that further provides for economic development in West Virginia and puts an emphasis on kids’ health and well-being.”
The dealer, headquartered in West Virginia, will be the exclusive dealer for sales, parts and service for GreenPower school buses in the state and has agreed to purchase one BEAST and one Nano BEAST school bus from GreenPower for customers and demonstrations.
“I am pleased to learn of the new relationship between GreenPower and Monica Matheny and her team,” said West Virginia Secretary of Economic Development Mitch Carmichael in a statement.
“Having these electric vehicles manufactured in West Virginia and on the road transporting our most precious commodity, school kids, means a healthier school day, a stronger West Virginia economy and future job markets for these same children.”