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Model 1 Enters a National Distribution Agreement with The Shyft Group

Model 1 | March 6, 2024

Model 1 Enters a National Distribution Agreement with The Shyft Group; Expanding its Commercial Product Offerings and Upfit Capabilities Model 1 Commercial Vehicles, the nation’s largest bus and transportation services …

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Model 1 Moves the Commercial Vehicle Market Forward with Ford E-Transit

Model 1 | August 29, 2023

INDIANAPOLIS – Model 1 Commercial Vehicles, the nation’s largest bus and transportation services dealer, has signed an unprecedented contract with the California Vanpool Authority (CalVans), which purchased 403 new Ford E-TransitⓇ vans. CalVans is a …

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New Model 1 Location in Las Vegas, Nevada

Model 1 | July 28, 2023

We are thrilled to share some exciting news with you! Model 1 Commercial Vehicles is delighted to announce the grand opening of our newest full-service location in the vibrant city …

Model 1 Opens Duncan, Oklahoma Location
Model 1 Announces Duncan, Oklahoma Location

Model 1 | July 18, 2023

Model 1, the nation’s largest bus and transportation services dealer, announced their plans to locate a new facility in Duncan, Oklahoma. They are best known for their bus sales, those …

Creative Bus Sales rebrands to Model 1
Creative Bus Sales Rebrands to Model 1

Model 1 | June 13, 2023

Creative Bus Sales is now Model 1 Commercial Vehicles. Nothing about our leadership or our passion has changed, and our new brand represents the creativity, expertise, and vision we put …

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Going EV in 2023? Check for your Eligibility for Tax Credits

Model 1 | March 16, 2023

There has never been a better time for commercial fleets to transition to electrification. Why? Lower operating, fuel and maintenance costs increase the utilization factor over traditional ICE vehicles which …

Cold Weather Tips for EV Fleets

Model 1 | February 21, 2023

It’s no secret cold weather impacts driving and vehicle behavior. Similar to traditional vehicles with internal combustion engines (ICE vehicles), …

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A Beginner’s Guide to Popular Bus Types

Model 1 | February 1, 2023

Looking to buy a new bus? There are many different options on the market and the sheer number can feel overwhelming. One way to streamline the shopping process is by choosing …

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Pros and Cons of Electric Vans

Model 1 | February 1, 2023

An electric van may be a great fit for your needs…and it may not. Consider the following electric van pros and cons guide to help you determine whether this vehicle is a …

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Bus Driver Health Protection Upgrade

Model 1 | January 2, 2023

Bus drivers face exposure to germs and airborne illnesses all throughout their shift. With a simple modification to the vehicle, however, the risk of sickness can be drastically reduced. Read on …