Thomas Built Buses Announces Dealership Expansion


BusWest to Acquire Nevada Dealership

High Point, N.C. – Sept. 2013 – Thomas Built Buses announces the expansion of BusWest into Nevada.  BusWest, a division of the Velocity Vehicle Group, will now serve customers with Thomas Built products in California, Hawaii, and Nevada.

“We value each and every one of our school bus customers across the United States. BusWest is uniquely equipped to serve our customers in Nevada through their facility in North Las Vegas,” said Kelley Platt, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses.

In addition to new and used school buses, BusWest also offers a complete range of Thomas Built Bus aftermarket parts along with a state-of-the-art heavy duty collision facility. This expansion will take effect over the next month.

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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