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Press Release

07/25/2016

Thomas Built Buses Adds Dealer in Puerto Rico

Transporte Sonnell, Inc. Will Be the Exclusive Dealer of Thomas Built Buses

Contact: nicholas.smith@daimler.com

High Point, N.C. – July 25, 2016 – Thomas Built Buses has added Transporte Sonnell, Inc. to its dealer network. Located in Corozal, Puerto Rico, Transporte Sonnell is the new exclusive Thomas dealer for the state of Puerto Rico. With more than 38 years in the business, Transporte Sonnell offers school transportation services, school bus sales and school bus maintenance.

“Transporte Sonnell has been the largest school transportation service provider in Puerto Rico for many years, and we’re proud to be associated with the leading bus manufacturer in the country,” said Rickie Rodriguez, president of Transporte Sonnell. “Our modern fleet is composed of buses with the latest in technology and safety features. We could not be more proud to offer Thomas Built Buses to the school children of Puerto Rico.”

Caley Edgerly, president and CEO for Thomas Built Buses, said Transporte Sonnell will be a strong addition to its dealer network. “Transporte Sonnell is a top-notch organization with an excellent reputation for customer service,” he said. “We’re excited about the new opportunities awaiting Transporte Sonnell and Thomas Built Buses in Puerto Rico.” 

About Thomas Built Buses

Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America. Learn more at www.thomasbus.com or at www.facebook.com/thomasbuiltbuses.                                        

Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.