When you need a Type I ambulance truck to add to your fire or emergency fleet, trust AEV — one of the most well-oiled machines in the industry. Here, one-of-a-kind starts with the details that matter.


At ARV, we offer countless ways to build an ambulance that will cater to your crew’s needs, exceed safety standards and answer the community’s call. Here, the only way you’ll find two ambulances alike is if you ask for it.


Our buying process is a personal one-on-one experience that starts with a feasibility study, because relationships and individualized solutions are what we build first. From custom conveniences for your crew to paint schemes unique to your company, no detail is overlooked.


Starting with an exclusive Mickey-manufactured body, AEV builds each custom unit using a detailed visual process — a board stocked with parts and tools specific to that ambulance to ensure we meet your every spec. The American made becomes the American crafted at AEV.


We partner with only the best Type I ambulance chassis manufacturers to deliver one of the most dependable emergency vehicles, made to protect and serve time and time again. Choose from a Ford ambulance, Dodge ambulance, or Chevy ambulance.


    • C/S upper windows: Standard, tint fixed
    • Drip rails: Bright finish aluminum
    • Fasteners: AVK for attachment of door panels
    • Fender flares: Aluminum
    • Flooring: Choice of optional colors
    • Fuel fill: Aluminum housing (Ford, Dodge and Chevy)
    • Headliner: One-piece front to rear, gloss white
    • KKK package: To present revision
    • Paint: OEM white industry match
    • Pass-thru windows: Sliding Lexan with bellows
    • Patient floor: Plywood, full-length and width, insulated
    • Rear bumper: Tread plate with center flip-up section
    • Rear upper windows: Standard, tint fixed
    • Reflectors: Six total, four rear and two front
    • Roll-up flooring: 3″ recessed
    • Skirt rails: Diamond plate
    • Body Striping: Single belt (Optional)
    • Undercoat: Per QVM guidelines
    • Upholstery: Choice of optional colors


    • Door hold opens: Grabbers on rear doors
    • Handles: Handicap style on all entry doors


    • Attendant seat: Captain’s chair on storage box (Ford)
    • Cot mount: Stryker or Ferno
    • CPR seat: Street-side with telemetry area


    • Backboard storage: Right rear compartment, vertical
    • License plate holder: Recessed in rear kick plate
    • Lining: Diamond plate
    • Oxygen cylinder rack: Aluminum rack, LF compartment
    • Shelves: One total aluminum in exterior compartment
    • Spare tire: Shipped loose
    • Straps: One total in right rear compartment for backboards


    • Action area cabinet: Laminated
    • Laminate: With choice of optional colors
    • Polycarbonate: Gray tinted or clear with full handles
    • RF cabinet: Wood doors with inside/outside access

Electrical system

    • 12vdc outlets: Two cigar outlets
    • 125vac outlets: Two total, one curbside, one RF-ALS
    • Batteries: Two under hood
    • Battery switch: Cole Hersee 2484-16
    • Coax cable: One tagged at both ends
    • Console: Wood between cab seats
    • Electrical cabinet: Behind attendant’s seat
    • Electrical system: With custom electrical schematics
    • Oxygen outlets: Two total, Ohio style
    • Shoreline: inlet on street-side
    • Wiring: Color, name and number coded


    • Action area lights: 12vdc fluorescent
    • Clearance lights: LED on front and rear
    • Dome lights: Six total S/S and C/S LED (three street-side and three curb-side)
    • Indicator lights: Door, compartment ajar and battery on cab console
    • Load lights: Two Whelen on rear
    • Scene lights: Two Whelen on each side
    • Side marker lights: On sides of body
    • Tail lights: Triple light cluster on rear
    • Third brake lights: Mounted over rear doors
    • Warning package lights: Whelen perimeter lighting


    • Heat-A/C: Ceiling ducted
    • Insulation: Reflectix circumferential package


    • Antimicrobial Recessed Overhead Grabrail
    • Complies with all SAE Standards
    • Shoulder Harness Seat Belt System
    • Crash Tested Modular Body
    • Emergency Entry Door Release Latches

Model Charts

Model Length Width Headroom
Ford F-350 148″ 95″ 68″
Ford F-450 148″ 95″ 68″
Ford F-550 172″ 95″ 68″
Chevy 144″ 95″ 68″
Ram 4500 148″ 95″ 68″
Ram 5500 172″ 95″ 68″


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