New Prevost Sound and Vision Package Enhances Passenger Experience

Sainte-Claire, Quebec | February 24, 2010

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Sainte-Claire, Quebec
Canada
46° 36' 3.942" N, 70° 51' 53.0532" W
New Prevost Sound and Vision Package Enhances Passenger Experience
New Prevost Sound and Vision Package Enhances Passenger Experience

Traveling on a Prevost motorcoach equipped with the company’s new Sound and Vision package, you might mistake the interior of the H-Series luxury passenger coach for a comfortable, well-equipped home theater.

“This versatile, intelligent package is a significant upgrade over other motorcoach audio/visual systems,” said Michael Power, Director of Marketing for Prevost.

Its innovative Delta® speaker configuration, for example, resolves the poor stereophonic conditions that cause most manufacturers to stick with mono signals. “The Delta® configuration features a speaker with one stereo channel located above each passenger seat, and all adjacent speakers delivering the opposite channel,” Power explained. “As a result, sound is consistent and homogeneous throughout the entire vehicle, surrounding passengers in a rich, sonorous stereo experience.”

In a nod to today’s ubiquitous portable media players such as iPods, Prevost designed an easily accessible dashboard drawer that houses three convenient system connections. They include an iPod USB interface that connects the player to the coach’s sound system and allows the iPod to be controlled from the driver’s radio. This connection also recharges any USB-chargeable device. In addition, the drawer features a 1/8 inch audio jack that connects any brand of MP3 or digital audio player to the sound system, for customized music compilations. It also contains a power connector for charging any electrical device with a 12 volt plug. The drawer itself can house any audio device that is connected to the system.

Prevost coaches equipped with the Sound and Vision package will also give travelers plenty to look at, thanks to 15 inch parcel-rack-mounted widescreen monitors, and a 19 inch central widescreen flipdown monitor. The widescreen under-parcel monitors provide more headroom for passengers than previous systems.

A multifunction A/V media panel eases management of this versatile audio/visual system. New options include another 1/8 inch audio jack to connect MP3/digital audio players to the coach sound system, a VGA port, so images from devices like laptop computers can be displayed on passenger monitors, and a charging connection for any USB-chargeable device.

“With its cutting-edge audiovisual products, the Sound and Vision package gives passengers an unparalleled onboard experience,” Power said. “Enhancing that passenger experience is a key part of Prevost’s commitment to providing ‘The Ultimate Class’.”

About Prevost

Prevost is a leading manufacturer of premium intercity touring coaches and the world leader in the production of bus shells for high-end motorhome and specialty conversion. Owned by Volvo Bus Corporation, it has access to the financial strength, research capability, and manufacturing expertise of the group. Volvo Bus Corporation is part of the Volvo Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of heavy-duty diesel engines. Prevost has its main manufacturing facilities in Sainte-Claire, Quebec, Canada and has seven Parts and Service Centers located in Canada and the United States. www.prevostcar.com

 

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For information:

Alan Dvoskin  |  Marketing Communications
Prevost
7900 National Service Rd. Mailstop ALB-63
Greensboro, NC 27409
Tel.: +1 336 393-3077  |  Cell.: +1 336 831-7034  |  Fax: +1 336 393-2955

Contact:
Alan Dvoskin