Green Automotive has announced that its core activity, Newport Coachworks, is expanding its production facility in Riverside, California, in order to meet the increasing demand from customers for its shuttle buses.
Right now, all production activity is carried out in 20,000sq ft plant in Riverside. The company has signed a contract to rent an additional 12,000sq ft building and the construction work has started.
The new facility will be ready by October after which all process will be relocated to there. In addition, the new building will have commercial offices including design and development segments, a show room and customer reception area.
The fiberglass, frame construction and paint operations will continue at the original factory. With this expansion, Newport Coachworks can achieve a production capacity of 4 – 5 buses per week from the present 2 with additional 20 workers.
The development represents a 50 percent increase in production space that helps to meet the growth in demand for products. This trend is expected to continue and company signs additional dealership agreements around the country, noted, Carter Read, president, Newport Coachworks.
The facility is an innovative shuttle bus manufacturer in North America, committed to producing eco-friendly vehicles that help to reduce CO2 emissions and to build a sustainable future.