Quick Response Vehicles

Northwestern Emergency Vehicles specializes in converting stock vehicles into reliable emergency vehicles that can serve your needs for years to come. Our Quick Response Vehicles (QRVs) are increasingly popular as smaller options for fire rescue crews, EMS supervisors, or other first responders in need of a utility vehicle to carry extra equipment.

Whether you have a detailed design in mind or need recommendations, our team has the expertise and skills needed to help you upfit your QRV from conception to completion. We operate out of our North Carolina campus and can transform your standard stock vehicle into a perfectly customized QRV. Each step of the process is completed in-house by our technicians who have over 200 years of combined experience. They work together, executing each phase of production with meticulous attention to detail.

Our craftsmen are up to the task of meeting even the most complex specifications and will exceed your expectations. Trust us to create the perfect QRV for your needs. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you create a custom emergency vehicle that meets your requirements.


When a customer purchases an Animal Control Vehicle, the experience is truly just beginning. A dedicated network of independent dealers, backed by the AEV team and REV Financial Services, proudly stands behind our products and cares for you long after the sale with outstanding warranties, including up to 7-year/70,000-mile paint and electrical warranties and up to a 20-year structural warranty.


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

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