Mobility Ventures, Maker Of Universally Accessible MV-1 Vehicle Announces Its Inaugural Network Of More Than 50 Dealers Across U.S.

SOUTH BEND, Ind., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Mobility Ventures LLC, designer
and manufacturer of the acclaimed MV-1, the only American vehicle purpose-built
and designed from the ground up in support of wheelchair users to meet or exceed
the guidelines of the Americans with Disabilities Act, today announced that it
now has more than 50 members in its nationwide dealer network.

Headquartered in South Bend, Ind., Mobility Ventures LLC, is a wholly owned
subsidiary of AM General.

“We have surpassed a milestone of signing more than 50 dealers across the
country to sell the revolutionary MV-1,” said Mobility Ventures Vice President,
Sales and Marketing, John Walsh. “Today’s announcement marks the start of
building a strong dealership network, both domestic and international, that will
be well positioned to provide the MV-1 to the consumer and commercial markets.
These are well established dealers with a strong reputation for customer
satisfaction in sales and service. We are proud to have each of them
representing our brand.”

To see a listing of the inaugural nationwide MV-1 Dealer Network please visit

Walsh added that the AM General Commercial Assembly Plant (CAP) has started
production and is on schedule for the new dealers to begin taking delivery of
MV-1 vehicles in March 2014.

A few new MV-1 dealers shared thoughts on being part of the inaugural dealer

“MV-1 is here!! Better Life Mobility is proud to offer the MV-1, a state of the
art accessible vehicle, for both consumers and commercial accounts, keeping
Better Life Mobility in first place again, in bringing the best accessible
vehicles to our customers,” said Better Life Mobility President, Mo Abusham, of
San Diego, CA.

Alliance Bus Group, Atlanta, GA, representatives said, “We are proud to be a new
dealer for the MV-1. Mobility Ventures’ association with AM General will
strengthen its ability to service all customers plus provide a strong, stable
foundation for future growth. The MV-1 is an innovative product, has been well
received and has performed in all applications. The customer acceptance of the
product has been outstanding as we have experienced success in the southeast as
well as in our New York and New England markets. The MV-1 is a purpose built
vehicle that shows well and delivers on all promises. We are excited for our
customers and the future of this outstanding product.”

“Jordan Ford Mobility/MV-1 of South Texas, San Antonio, TX, has been serving the
transportation needs of the disabled community for almost 20 years, ” said
Mobility Manager, Ty Beck. “The addition of the MV-1 to our lineup is one of the
best decisions we have made. The MV-1 is functional, versatile, reliable, and in
my opinion, the coolest mobility vehicle on the road. Jordan Ford Mobility/MV-1
of South Texas is proud to be the representatives of MV-1 for south and central

The Mobility Ventures Sales and Marketing team is continuing to conduct
interviews with potential dealers across the country to expand the dealer
network into all major markets. “We will be on a road show throughout the U.S
showcasing the MV-1 to dealers to find the best fit in terms of location, dealer
experience and commitment to customer service,” said Walsh. Interested dealers
should contact the Mobility Ventures Sales and Marketing team at:

The MV-1 is the first factory-built mobility vehicle designed from the ground up
to provide accessible transportation to individuals with mobility challenges,
commercial fleets, institutions, and municipalities. Built at AM General’s
world-class, 675,000 square-foot Commercial Assembly Plant in Mishawaka, Ind.,
the MV-1 is universally designed, allowing people of all abilities equal access
to a quality, safe and inclusive transportation option. It meets all applicable
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) direct from the factory with no
modifications. Additionally, the MV-1 is more durable and cost effective to own
and operate than a traditional retrofitted van or bus. It is dedicated to
transporting all passengers; with or without mobility challenges, making it the
perfect solution for both consumer and commercial fleet services.

About Mobility Ventures LLC

Mobility Ventures is an industry innovator in purpose-built paratransit vehicles
for public and private transportation providing design, engineering, marketing,
sales, and customer service support. Mobility Ventures is a wholly owned
subsidiary, of AM General LLC. Please see more information about Mobility
Ventures at

About AM General

AM General designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies and supports specialized
vehicles for military and commercial customers worldwide. AM General has more
than five decades of experience meeting the changing needs of the defense and
automotive industries, supported by its employees at major facilities in
Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, and a strong supplier base that stretches across 43
states. Please see more information about AM General at

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SOURCE Mobility Ventures LLC

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