Thomas Built Buses Adds Dealer in New Mexico


High Point, N.C. – April 27, 2015 – Thomas Built Buses has added a new dealer in the state of New Mexico - Albuquerque Freightliner. 

Albuquerque Freightliner is part of LoneStar Truck Group, a group of 11 dealerships that have been in business more than 14 years. Albuquerque Freightliner will serve the state New Mexico, offering all Thomas Built Buses products including Type A, C and D buses. 

“We take pride in taking care of our customers. To us, it’s about doing your best, doing what’s right, and treating others as you’d like to be treated,” said Danny Torres, bus unit manager for Albuquerque Freightliner. “We are pleased to offer Thomas Built Buses and to serve the state of New Mexico.”

Ken Hedgecock, vice president of sales, marketing and service for Thomas Built, said Albuquerque Freightliner will make an excellent addition to the Thomas Built dealer network. "Thomas is pleased to have a company the caliber of Albuquerque Freightliner represent our products," he said. "We're certain our customers will benefit from their commitment to service." 

About Thomas Built Buses

Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at or at

Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.

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