ECO Vehicle Systems Announces Ship-Through Program for General Motors Fort Wayne, IN Assembly Plant

For Immediate Release

Union City, Indiana September 22, 2017.

ECO Vehicle Systems Announces Ship-Through Program for

General Motors Fort Wayne, IN Assembly Plant


ECO Vehicle Systems, a comprehensive “One-Stop-Shop” custom vehicle modifier/upfitter located in Union City, Indiana announces a new ship through program for General Motors Fort Wayne, Indiana assembly plant.

This ship through programs allow fleets to order Chevrolet Silverado and Sierra 1500, 2500 and 3500 pickups and cab chassis and have them shipped directly from the manufacturing plant to ECO Vehicle Systems in Union City, Indiana for upfitting, body installation and other modifications, including interior packages, ladder racks, graphics packages, lighting, communications systems and alternative fuel systems installation (CNG or LPG).

Once the upfitting, body installations for other modifications are complete the vehicles are returned to the General Motors transportation system and quickly shipped to the dealer or fleet location specified with only a minimal handling changed from GM.  This enables the upfitting and modification process to happen with minimum time and transportation delays and at lower costs.

The ECO Vehicle Systems ship through code for the Fort Wayne Plant is “TBR”.

Rob Lykins, Founder and President of ECO Vehicle Systems said, “we have distributor agreements with many major body manufactures, including utility bodies in a variety of materials including aluminum, steel, fiberglass and can provide a wide variety of interior packages custom designed for the fleet’s needs.  We are also a state of the art alternative fuels conversion facility, providing dedicated and bi-fuel CNG and LPG systems as well as battery electric and hybrid electric and hydraulic hybrid systems.  We are truly a One-Stop-Shop that can provide fleets very high quality vehicle modifications for all of their fleet’s needs”.

Union City, Indiana based ECO Vehicle Systems is a high tech, comprehensive vehicle upfitter with outstanding quality, low overhead and high volume production capacity serving both commercial vehicle and law enforcement vehicle markets. ECO Vehicle Systems was founded in 1999 by Rob Lykins and operates out of two facilities in Progress Industrial Park with a total footprint of 130,000 sq. ft.  The company is staffed and managed by an impressive, customer focused group of seasoned industry professionals with OEM, Tier One Supplier and Alternative Fuels Backgrounds.

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