Grande West Receives U.S. Order for Nine Vicinity Buses

September 4, 2018

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 4, 2018 / Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (TSX-V: BUS) (OTC PINK: GWTNF) ("Grande West" or the "Company"), a Canadian manufacturer of mid-sized multi-purpose transit vehicles for sale in Canada and

VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 4, 2018 / Grande West Transportation Group Inc. (TSX-V: BUS) (OTC PINK: GWTNF) (“Grande West” or the “Company”), a Canadian manufacturer of mid-sized multi-purpose transit vehicles for sale in Canada and the United States, announced today that it received an order from a private operator in the U.S..

Grande West’s U.S. distributor Alliance Bus Group (“ABG”) received the order from a private shuttle operator for nine (9) Vicinity buses to be delivered in the second quarter of 2019.

Rob Mowat, VP of Sales and Marketing stated, “This order furthers the Vicinity footprint in the U.S, private shuttle market. I will continue to work closely with ABG to continue to convert our large pipeline of potential orders into firm orders. The Vicinity is a clear winner for both public and private operators where capital investment and operating costs can be saved by ‘Right-Sizing’ fleets.”

These orders are already included in the previously disclosed backlog as part of the order from ABG for one hundred buses announced on October 10, 2017. Current total firm orders included in the backlog are for approximately one hundred eighty (180) buses valued at over $61 million CAD. Deliveries will vary from quarter to quarter to account for different build specifications, customer acceptance and revenue recognition.

About Grande West Transportation Group

Grande West is a Canadian company that designs, engineers and manufactures mid-size multi-purpose transit vehicles for public and commercial enterprises. Grande West’s Best-in-Class heavy-duty Vicinity bus is available in 27.5, 30 and 35 foot models powered by clean diesel or CNG designed with affordability, accessibility and global responsibility in mind. It costs significantly less than a regular 40 foot transit bus, is more maneuverable, burns less fuel and emits less harmful emissions. Grande West will soon be offering a new product which will be the first Crossover Vehicle in the transit space - a medium-duty, monocoque-designed rear engine vehicle.

The Company has been successful in supplying Canadian municipal transportation agencies and private operators with new buses and is receiving follow-on orders in many Canadian transit agencies. Grande West is compliant to Buy America certification, and along with Alliance Bus Group (“ABG”), its exclusive US distributor, is actively pursuing opportunities in public and private transit fleet operations that would benefit from Grande West’s vehicles.

For further information please contact:

Grande West Transportation

John LaGourgue

VP Corporate Development

Ph: 1-604-607-4000


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Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This press release includes certain “forward-looking information” and “forward-looking statements” (collectively “forward-looking statements”) within the meaning of applicable Canadian securities legislation. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, including without limitation, statements regarding the use of proceeds from the Private Placement, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are frequently, but not always, identified by words such as “expects”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “intends”, “estimates”, “potential”, “possible”, and similar expressions, or statements that events, conditions, or results “will”, “may”, “could”, or “should” occur or be achieved. Forward-looking statements involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements.

Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from Grande West’s expectations include uncertainties relating to the receipt of final approval from the TSX-V; and other risk and uncertainties disclosed in Grande West’s reports and documents filed with applicable securities regulatory authorities from time to time. Grande West’s forward-looking statements reflect the beliefs, opinions and projections on the date the statements are made. Grande West assumes no obligation to update the forward-looking statements or beliefs, opinions, projections, or other factors, should they change, except as required by law.

SOURCE: Grande West Transportation Group Inc.

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