First Vehicle Services Teams Up With Space Coast Transit Authority

CINCINNATI, January 13, 2010—First Vehicle Services (FVS), a leader of contract fleet maintenance and management services, is pleased to announce its new relationship with Space Coast Area Transit (SCAT), which services Brevard County, Fla. The three year contract, worth more than $1.3 million annually, will provide SCAT with a fully maintained, clean and safe fleet, as well as higher fleet availability and lower cost per mile operated.

"We look forward to working with FVS," said Jim Liesenfelt, SCAT transit director. "Their expertise in fleet maintenance and management will assist us in improving our fleet's state of repair. This in turn will allow us to focus on providing reliable and dependable public transportation to the citizens of Brevard County."

FVS combines its solid maintenance processes and quality procedures with highly trained and dedicated technicians, providing clients with the assurance of safety and value. In addition, its stringent safety policies and operational procedures are seen as the best in business.

"The quality of work and dedication we put into achieving our customers' goals is something we take pride in," Thomas said. "We look forward to building on our relationship with SCAT and supporting the team in their transportation of the residents of Brevard County."

About First Vehicle Services
First Vehicle Services, part of FirstGroup America, is a leading provider of contract fleet maintenance and management services in the United States. With more than 25 years of experience, First Vehicle Services maintains more than 50,000 vehicles and equipment in the US and Puerto Rico for government agencies, municipal organizations and private companies.