Carefully Crafted for Your Fleet Needs

Type 1 Ambulances

When you’re looking to add a Type 1 ambulance to your fire or emergency fleet, trust AEV with the details that matter. We partner with only the best Type 1 ambulance chassis manufacturers to deliver some of the most dependable custom emergency vehicles on the road today.

Choose from a Ford, Dodge or Chevy chassis, and from there we’ll work with you to build an ambulance with the features your crew needs to get the job done. From grabrails and cot mounts to upholstery and custom graphics, no detail is overlooked. Our team has an unwavering commitment to deliver one of the most dependable emergency vehicles on the road today, made to your exact specifications so you can protect and serve time and again.

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AEV Type 1 Ambulances are offered on Chevy, Dodge, or Ford chassis.

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Quality Built

You haven’t experienced ambulance vehicle equipment that truly caters to your unique needs until you’ve experienced AEV hands-on American craftsmanship.

Custom Type 1 Ambulances

At AEV, we offer countless ways to build your ambulance that will cater to the needs of your crews, 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.

We Start with a Feasibility Study

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 graphics schemes unique to your company, no detail is overlooked.

A Detailed Visual Manufacturing Process

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. American-crafted at AEV.

Engineering That’s All About the Details

Using rigorous manufacturing processes and engineering innovation, we achieve superior quality and value.


Our American-crafted Type I ambulances include the features you care about most.


Choose from Ford, Chevy or Dodge cab chassis available in a variety of lengths.

Model Length Width Headroom
Ford F-350, Chevy 3500, Dodge 3500 145″-148″ 92″-95″ 66″-72″
Ford F-450, Chevy 4500, Dodge 4500 148″-157″ 95″ 68″-72″
Ford F-550, Chevy 5500, Dodge 5500 172″+ 95″ 68″-74″

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