HOUSTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- MV Sales and Leasing, Inc. (MVSL), the exclusive US distributor of the MV-1 Paratransit Mobility Vehicle (PMV) for public transit entities, has been awarded a national contract from the HGACBuy Program (Helping Governments Across the Country Buy). The contract was approved on December 15, 2010 and is available to all transit agencies that are members of HGACBuy.
"It's great to be a part of this exciting program and we're looking forward to working with the HGACBuy members to bring them the MV-1." said Gary Willms, President of MVSL. "Thanks to the HGACBuy Cooperative Purchasing Program we can offer a simple purchasing option for transit agency's paratransit fleets."
A specific goal of the HGACBuy program is to enable government and non-profit agencies a purchasing solution that satisfies competitive bid requirements without the complications and preparation of an RFP.
Built in America and produced by Vehicle Production Group (VPG), the MV-1 Paratransit Mobility Vehicle is designed for wheelchair accessibility that meets the needs of the paratransit community and exceeds Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) vehicle guidelines.
Matt DeMars, President and COO of VPG commented, "Our congratulations go out to the MVSL team on this contract award. The program synchronizes well with our recently awarded DOE loan commitment of nearly $50 Million which ensures the timely production and deliveries of the MV-1 to MVSL's municipal transit customers."
About MV Sales and Leasing:
Established in 2009, MV Sales and Leasing, Inc. (www.mvsales.biz) is the exclusive distributor of Vehicle Production Group's MV-1 to the municipal paratransit market in the United States. The MV-1 offers a cost effective solution that provides a safe, durable, factory direct, stylish vehicle, to the wheelchair accessible paratransit, taxi and consumer markets throughout North America.
HGACBuy (Helping Governments Across the Country Buy) is a unit of local government and a political subdivision of the State of Texas. The HGACBuy Program is over 30 years old and specializes in high ticket, capital intensive products and services that require technical, detailed specifications and extensive professional skills to evaluate bid responses. All products offered through HGACBuy have been awarded by virtue of a public competitive process. There are no annual membership dues required to purchase thru HGACBuy. The Houston-Galveston Area Council® (H-GAC) Board awards all contracts, which can then be made available to local governments nationwide thru HGACBuy. For more information go to: www.hgacbuy.org.
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