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2014-08-13 12:21:44

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gibbs Quadski, the world's first high-speed sports amphibian, proved its worth as a rescue vehicle by recording its first "official" water rescue during the 2014 United States Lifesaving Association (USLA) Lifeguard Championships held here last week. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140813/135932 Richard Szvitich, a lifeguard representing the Sussex County (Delaware) USLA, rescued a young competitor who had suffered an...

2014-06-24 16:20:41

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Gibbs Quadski, the world's first high-speed sports amphibian, gets a new front-end appearance and a Quadski XL model added to its lineup for 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140624/121100 Compared to the standard Quadski, the new Quadski XL offers seating for two; has 11.8 inches of additional wheelbase; is nearly a foot longer and offers increased storage capacity as well. The Quadski XL's longer wheelbase delivers...

2014-02-12 12:22:03

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Gibbs Amphibians (Gibbs) has signed a licensing agreement with Singapore Technologies Kinetics Ltd (ST Kinetics) for the manufacture and sale of high-speed amphibious trucks in S.E. Asia. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/DE64035-a) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140212/DE64035LOGO-b) The 12-year agreement between Gibbs and ST Kinetics includes non-exclusive production and sales rights for the Gibbs...


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