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Workhorse to Produce R Series Diesel Chassis in Nearby Hagerstown Facility

November 4, 2002

Workhorse CustomChassis announced it is planning to renovate a manufacturingplant in Hagerstown, Ind., to be the production facility for its new RSeries diesel chassis. Hagerstown is approximately 35 miles southwestof Workhorse's present Union City facility in east central Indiana. "With the assistance of local government entities, we will berenovating the former Dana manufacturing plant into a world-classoperation, akin to what Workhorse has achieved in Union City," saidWorkhorse president Tom Frey. "The new positions at the Hagerstown facility will be in additionto our present staff," Frey continued. "In Hagerstown we will be ableto customize our production line for the special requirements of the RSeries, ensuring we will meet optimum standards of quality andproductivity, while avoiding any interruptions in the supply of ourgasoline P and W Series products." "Workhorse is emerging as the new RV "Class A" market shareleader, a feat accomplished in under four years. This success is due,in part, to the dedication and commitment of our Union City workforce.We expect to draw our R Series employees from the same area andachieve the same success." "This is another exciting development in the dynamic growth of ourcompany, and comes on the heels of the tremendous success of our RVgasoline product line. We know consumers, dealers and OEMs are eagerlyawaiting the introduction of our R Series chassis and this newfacility brings us closer to supplying the growing diesel motor homemarket, which right now comprises 40 percent of the Class A motor homemarket." "So we are on the verge of supplying the entire Class A motor homemarket with a comprehensive array of new and exciting choices,positioning us to very ably serve the RV industry for many years tocome," Frey concluded. Specializing in the manufacture of chassis for motor homes,walk-in trucks and buses, as well as integrated walk-in trucks,Workhorse Custom Chassis is ISO 9001 certified. Its manufacturingfacility is in Union City, Ind., and its corporate headquarters are inHighland Park, Ill. For more information call toll-free 877-294-6773or visit
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