DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses and DATTCO Display Luxury at the American Bus Association’s 2007 Market Place
Grapevine, TX (January 29, 2007) – DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North America and full-service transportation company, DATTCO of New Britain, Conn., display luxurious motorcoach transportation with its Setra S 417 motorcoach. This motorcoach, manufactured by Setra, is on display at the American Bus Association’s (ABA) 2007 Market Place held in Grapevine, TX from January 27 to February 1, 2007.
DCCBNA is showcasing luxury motorcoach transportation with the Setra S 417 which is on display. The 45-foot motorcoach features all leather passenger and driver seating -- with additional passenger amenities such as: a multi-channel entertainment system; 5 fifteen-inch video monitors; auto-retractable foot and seatbacks; and scenic view camera. The most notable addition is a full-service bistro galley which includes a Swiss-made Jura cappuccino machine; refrigerator; and sink.
DATTCO takes delivery of this motorcoach on February 2, 2007, marking this as the 500th Setra S 417 in North America. DATTCO, a motorcoach charter company, is introducing a special service called the “DATTCO Experience.” Used primarily for tours for Globus & Cosmos, DATTCO introduces a whole new level of luxury for international travels bond for the Northeast.
“High-end tour and charter service is becoming increasingly popular in North America,” said Tom Chezem, vice-president of new motorcoach sales for DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North America. “We are pleased that DATTCO has partnered with DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses to provide premium travel using our Setra S 417 motorcoach.”
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About DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North America
DaimlerChrysler Commercial Buses North America (DCCBNA), headquartered in Greensboro, N.C., combines three trusted commercial bus brands under one corporate structure: Orion transit buses, Setra motorcoaches, and the Dodge Sprinter shuttle bus. Backed by the advanced technological expertise and financial strength of its parent DaimlerChrysler, the global leader in commercial vehicles, the division provides the commercial bus market with a powerful combination of product knowledge, resources, and service/support systems. For more information about DCCBNA please visit: www.dcbusna.com.
Established in 1924, DATTCO is a family owned full service transportation company. Its three main divisions include Coach & Tour, Sales & Service, and School Bus. DATTCO operates approximately 900 school buses throughout CT and RI. DATTCO Sales and Service division is an authorized dealer for International, Terra Transportation, and Midbus. They employ over 120 mechanics at numerous service facilities in CT, RD, and MI. The Motor Coach division operates 120 vehicles that offer services ranging from Dial-a-Ride to shuttle to commuter and charter services. In addition, the company offers a full service travel agency, capable of integrating plan, train and ship travel with already existing bus service. They specialize in group and individual tour packages. The company employs approximately 1, 500 people throughout the three divisions. DATTCO’s mission is to provide personalized service, quality products, and innovative passenger transportation solutions, delivered by the finest transportation professional sin the country.
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