Grand Vehicle Works Purchases Facility for Headquarters

Union City, Ind. -- Grand Vehicle Works Holdings Corp., parent company of Autocar, has purchased the former Dana manufacturing plant in Hagerstown, Ind., to house Autocar's new world headquarters and truck manufacturing facility. Located between Indianapolis and Dayton, Ohio, the facility will accommodate Autocar's assembly equipment and operating systems. Limited pilot production will start in the second quarter of 2003 with full production scheduled for no later than July 2003.