Grand Vehicle Works (GVW) Holdings Corp. announced the closing of its sale of two subsidiaries, Workhorse Custom Chassis, LLC, and Uptime Parts, LLC, to International Truck and Engine Corp. Terms of the cash deal were not disclosed.
Based in Highland Park, IL, GVW Holdings will continue to own and operate Autocar, LLC, a leading manufacturer of severe service vehicles, and UCBC (Union City Body Company), a contract assembler of step van bodies.
“This sale will allow the GVW Holdings management team to rededicate and refocus all of its efforts and vision on Autocar and to create the same success we achieved at Workhorse,” said Andrew Taitz, chairman of GVW Holdings.
Union City, IN-based Workhorse is a major manufacturer of chassis for Class A motor homes, buses and walk-in trucks. Uptime Parts, located in West Chicago, IL, and Reno, NV, supplies replacement and aftermarket parts for the RV, truck and bus markets Workhorse serves.