24 MAR 1950
Ford Bus Business Sold To Marmon-Herrington INDIANAPOLIS, March 23. — (AP)—Purchase of the Ford Motor Company'* bus business was announced announced today by the Marmon- flerrington Company of Indianapolis. Indianapolis. The price was not disclosed. disclosed. The Indianapolis company will continue to manufacture track- ess trolleys, small delivery ve- ilcles and. parts for conversion of •"ord trucks into four-wheel-drive •chicles. No major change is planned In he two models of busses now be- ng put out by Ford. David M. Klausmeyer, president if Marmon-Herrington, said the i*ord bus dealer organization will e taken over and that all major >arts of the busses to be produced n the plant here will be inter- hangeable with those of the pres- nt Ford busses. Bodies for the busses will be uilt hi the Wayne Works at Richmond, Richmond, and some other parts will e made elsewhere, but all assv.-m- ly work will be done in the Mar- ington-Herrington plant here.