Crestline Welcomes StarTrans Bus to the Crestline Family of Products

April 11, 2018 – Saskatoon, SK, Canada – Crestline Coach, Canadian distributor of small to mid-sized buses and a global leader in ambulance and specialty vehicle manufacturing, announced the addition of StarTrans Bus to its portfolio of bus solutions and products.

StarTrans Bus is a major builder of shuttle buses for both the public and private transportation markets. As a division of Forest River Inc., and being under the umbrella of Berkshire Hathaway, one of the most respected and financially secure companies in the world, StarTrans’ brand loyalty and Forest River’s manufacturing expertise has helped propel StarTrans to the forefront of the shuttle bus market. StarTrans’ full product line, consisting of six models, is now available for purchase in Canada, exclusively through Crestline.

StarTrans Bus is committed to building the best bus at the best price in the industry and doing so by focusing on three main areas:

Customer Safety: fully welded aluminized steel cage construction 
Affordability: conglomerate business buying-power amplifies affordability
Durability & Reliability: rigorous testing and a meticulous quality assurance process including 5-years/160,000 kilometers structural warranty

Steve Hoffrogge, CEO and President of Crestline Coach commented, “Positioning a comprehensive line of products at cost effective price points, across key customer sectors, is fundamental to our commercial bus distribution strategy.  Our new partnership with Forest River enhances our strategy and continues to allow Crestline to position product solutions which best meet the unique needs of our customers.  The StarTrans brand is backed by a best in class Dealer support team which we look forward to working closely with as we introduce the product line across Canada.” 

By adding StarTrans to its family of products, Crestline is able to broaden its range of vehicle options and capabilities to best meet the customers’ exact needs.  This combination of diverse products will provide a wide range of versatility with varying applications, features and attractive price points that are appealing to both public and private sectors.

David Wright, President of Forest River Bus states, “We are extremely proud to partner with Crestline as they add StarTrans Bus to their product offering in Canada. Crestline’s continual focus on customer service and satisfaction makes them a perfect fit with Forest River. Crestline has a rich tradition of providing quality products to the Canadian market for over 40 years and we look forward to being a part of that tradition in the years ahead.”

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Visitors of the upcoming 2018 Ontario Transportation Expo (OTE) in Toronto, ON, will get their first in-person glance of StarTrans lineup at Crestline’s exhibition booth. Look for Crestline at Tradeshows across Canada where we will be showcasing our great impressive product lineup:


About StarTrans Bus:

StarTrans Bus, designed and built in Goshen, Indiana, has a rich history of manufacturing expertise and complete dedication to customer satisfaction. StarTrans Bus builds small to midsize shuttle buses for both the public and private transportation markets in the U.S. Offering affordable options to a wide range of users such as hotels, churches, retirement centers and transit companies, StarTrans Bus sets the standard in shuttle bus transportation.

About Crestline Coach Ltd.:

Crestline Coach Ltd. is a worldwide leader in ambulance and specialty vehicle manufacturing and a Canadian distributor of small to mid-sized buses.  With safety, innovation and durability always at the forefront of their business, Crestline exceeds and inspires today’s industry standards. 
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For more Information:

Vanessa Bomboir 
Marketing Manager, Crestline Coach
(888) 887-6886