Goshen Coach was an American cutaway bus builder located in Salina, Kansas.

Goshen Coach
Defunct2016 (2016) (original company)
FateDissolved by REV Group in 2016, brand name sold to Forest River in 2020
HeadquartersSalina, Kansas, United States
ProductsCutaway buses
Websitehttp://www.goshencoach.com (redirects to Eldorado Bus website)

The company was founded in 1985 and was owned by Thor Industries from 2005 until August 2013, when Thor sold the company to Allied Specialty Vehicles (later renamed REV Group).[1] REV Group closed the Goshen Coach factory was closed on October 31, 2016.[2]

After the closure, REV continued to use the Goshen Coach name for some buses built at the ElDorado facility in Salina, Kansas and the Champion Bus facility in Imlay City, Michigan.

In May 2020, REV sold its cutaway bus businesses to Forest River, including the Goshen Coach brand name.[3] Since the acquisition by Forest River, the Goshen Coach brand name is no longer in use.

Models Edit

  • Pacer II - Small, narrow-body, cutaway bus. Non-CDL, up to 15 passengers. Available on Ford E-350 chassis.
  • Impulse - Small to mid-size, wide-body, cutaway bus. Up to 28 passengers. Available on Ford E-Series or Chevrolet Express chassis.
  • G-Force - Large, cutaway bus. Up to 33 passengers. Available on Ford F-Series Super Duty chassis.

References Edit

  1. ^ "Thor Sells Bus Business". Inside Indiana Business. July 31, 2013. Archived from the original on January 9, 2015. Retrieved July 18, 2014.
  2. ^ Booker, Ted (August 31, 2016). "Goshen Coach intends to close facility in Elkhart". South Bend Tribune. Retrieved December 29, 2021.
  3. ^ "REV Group completes sale of shuttle bus business". Mass Transit Magazine. May 11, 2020. Retrieved December 29, 2021.