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Middlebury, Ind.-based Cardinal Bus announced the addition of two 2019 VanHool CX45 motorcoaches to the fleet. According to a press release, the VanHools purchased from ABC Companies of Minnesota include 56 passenger luxury vehicles that offer a safe and smooth ride and all of the latest amenities.

The 2019 coaches come equipped with Detroit Diesel DD13 engines and an Allison B500 Gen 5 transmission. The VanHool safety features include six-channel ABS system, automatic traction control, electronic stability control, tire pressure monitoring system back up camera w/in dash display. Other additions and passenger amenities include DVD player, and a PA system, Wi-Fi, comfortable reclining seats, restroom, cell phone/laptop chargers, CD/AM/FM radio, ratcheting footrests and under floor luggage bays to name a few.

“Cardinal is pleased to continue its longstanding partnership with ABC Companies with our latest purchase of the VanHools” said General Manager Greg Lucchese. “We’re passionate about safety and excited with the modern safety features of these new coaches.”

The new vehicles will be based out of Cardinals Middlebury and Holland, Mich., terminals. Cardinal Bus has been providing transportation service for 95 plus years.