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What's New

Competing Ambulance Safety Standards - Jems Magazine

New ambulance safety and design standards are on the way by early next year. While a new system needs to be in place by 2016, a new set of guidelines ambulance manufacturers will follow have yet to be adopted.


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CAAS Establishes Diverse Committee to Develop Consensus Based Ground Ambulance Vehicle Standards

The Commission on Accreditation of Ambulance Services (CAAS) is establishing a Vehicle Standards Committee to develop consensus based ground ambulance vehicle standards called GVS-2015

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Special note for SERVS customers in Louisiana, Alabama, Arkansas and Mississippi. 

Dear Friend,

We have all joined together over the past few weeks to mourn the loss of Ricky Harkrider. He was a man who touched and served thousands of people, and will surely be missed by all.

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Life EMS & AEV Unveil Patient-Centered Ambulance at AAA Conference

Life EMS Ambulance and AEV create a new concept in emergency transport vehicles.

The Type III Ambulance is mounted on a Mercedes chassis and the patient compartment is a radical departure from the industry norm.

JEMS Article.pdf

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AEV Announces New Dealer

AEV is pleased to announce the addition of Specialty Vehicles to our dealer

Specialty Vehicles located in East Farmingdale NY will represent AEV in
all of New York State.

Specialty Vehicles Inc.

"X" Series by AEV

The AEV TraumaHawkhas always been a product that stood the test of time with our customer’s safety and ergonomics as the primary objective. Now AEV has paired that formula with a high-end product that combines those features along with many others.

Aluminum/Composite fully customizable interior,Hepa-Max increased HVAC cooling and heating, interior lightrail, dual recessed overhead grabrails, exclusive LX-1 multiplexed interior, daylight cabinet interiors and many more standard features are offered on our new X Series ambulances.

"X" Series Features.pdf

What will NFPA1917 mean to the Ambulance Buyers?

January 2013 will bring in a change in the national  guidelines ambulance manufacturers have to meet when designing and building ambulances to meet increased nationwide requirements.

What does this mean to each ambulance provider around the country? Click the link below to view the Powerpoint presentation that was made at a session at the American Ambulance Association 2011 Conference.

Click the second link to see an interim comparison report on NFPA requirements versus current KKK requirements.  NOTE: This information is not yet finalized by NFPA and is subject to change prior to the June 2012 final publication date.

AAA NFPA1917 Meeting Review.pdf

Comparison report NFPA-1917 / KKK-A-1822/ ASTM

Chassis Information for 2010 Emissions Requirements
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Many of the rules change for chassis engines with the 2010 emissions requirements. Please view the attached link.


New Sprinter Modular

AEV has released our Type III Modular TraumaHawk on the Mercedes Sprinter  Cutaway Chassis. Built to fully comply with KKK Revision "F" with lots of interior and exterior space and optimized storage. Call your dealer for details.


New Sprinter Van

AEV has released our Type II TraumaHawk on the Mercedes Sprinter Chassis. Built to fully comply with KKK Revision "F" with lots of space and optimized storage. Call your dealer for details.


Largest Ambulance Manufacturer
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American Emergency Vehicles receives top volume honors as largest US ambulance manufacturer from Ford Motor Company.



AEV Certified as a North Carolina Star Company
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AEV has stepped up to the next level with regards to the partnership between OSHA, AEV management and the employees to create the ultimate with regards to a safe work place for us to manufacture vehicles to help men and women of EMS save lives.


KKK Revision "F"
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AMR Safety Concept III Mod
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After it's unveiling at EMS Today 2007 in Orlando, this vehicle was also at the American Ambulance Association Conference in Las Vegas in December as well. It was a must see with all of it's technological advances and built safety features.