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TEMSA Finishes TS35E Delivery to Yankee Line

By Auto Tech Outlook | Tuesday, February 16, 2021

TEMSA Finishes TS35E Delivery to Yankee Line

Driven by a Cummins L9 350 HP engine powered by an Allison B500 transmission, as all TEMSAs delivered in the US, the TS35 has a stainless steel monocoque chassis, a sizeable underfloor luggage compartment, and the latest in protection equipment.

FREMONT, CA: Established in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1980 by Don Dunham and Don Ogden, A Yankee Line has expanded to 76 luxury coaches located in Boston and New York. Motorcoaches in their fleet range from 21 to 56 seat size to meet their customers' unique demands. Dunham said: "We have been operating TEMSA TS35s since 2013 as our chosen 'small bus' complement to our versatile luxury fleet."

The latest purchase is one of six 35-foot TEMSA coaches in their fleet. It is targeted at the premium executive market and accommodates 21 passengers in specially built two-plus-one seats. Packed with satellite TV, wood-grain flooring, alloy wheels, 110V outlets, and USB ports, it also features a custom galley created by Innovative Mobile Interiors. Driven by a Cummins L9 350 HP engine powered by an Allison B500 transmission, as all TEMSAs delivered in the US, the TS35 has a stainless steel monocoque chassis, a sizeable underfloor luggage compartment, and the latest in protection equipment.

Tony Mongiovi, TEMSA's NE Regional Manager, said: "All of us at TEMSA are excited about this coach for many reasons. It's a privilege to work with a company that has a reputation for quality like A Yankee Line. Their commitment to providing superior service is evident in the way they designed and specified this coach. We at TEMSA are proud of the fact that we got to 'show off' our versatility, and in the midst of a worldwide slowdown, it's great to see an operator like A Yankee Line investing in the future of luxury motorcoach transportation."

"Our TS35 model is among the essential players in the US motor coach/travel segment and it stands out in the market as a very comfortable product available in dimensions ideal for smaller customer segments as well as for its robustness and low operating cost. Our alliance with A Yankee Line, one of the most powerful players in the market since 2013, is very valuable to us. Today, we are once again pleased because they have chosen TEMSA," added Mongiovi.

Key factors that make TEMSA a successful actor worldwide is our ability to quickly adapt to our customers' needs with our robust R&D center and technological advancements and our capacity to launch tailor-made products in the market. We are on a fast-growth track in the US market and have been continuously renewing our product range. With the success we have achieved, we have set new goals for the upcoming period. Our electric vehicles are ready for mass production, and we will see them soon on the roads in different parts of the US," said Fatih Kozan, Country Director, TEMSA North America.

Established in 1968 and building coaches since 1984, TEMSA is one of Turkey's leading automotive firms, producing and exporting busses and coaches on domestic and foreign markets. Following the recent transition of shares, Sabancı Holding and PPF Group, the majority shareholder of Škoda Transportation, a widely valued Czech corporation, one of the world's largest light rail vehicles trolleybus propulsion systems, took over the management of TEMSA.

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