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Now the first prototype of the new MOBIpeople executive coach has broken cover, Peter Jackson spoke to Mark Aspinall, Director at supplier BASE Coach Sales, to find out more

2020 has not been kind to the coach industry thus far. COVID-19 has, sadly, dealt a severe blow to what is an essential industry, with work all completely drying up. While at CBW we’ve been doing our best to bring you the latest on the pandemic, we’re also keener than ever to bring you positive news in what is an extremely tough time. So, when an email from BASE Director Mark Aspinall landed in my inbox earlier this month, showing off the first prototype of the eagerly anticipated new MOBIpeople coach, I thought it was only right we shone the spotlight on something a little more uplifting!

The Leyland-based dealership has been working with the Portuguese manufacturer on the new, as-yet-unnamed executive coach model for a little over 12 months, with the first prototype now having been completed ready for UK delivery. Anthony’s Travel of Runcorn is the lucky recipient; a long-term BASE customer, the operator has been involved in the project from the start along with a number of others.

CBW: How did the project come about? Did you go to MOBIpeople with the idea or was it something they were looking at doing anyway? […]

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