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Official BUSRide Road Test: The 2014 Van Hool CX

The CX45 is upgraded significantly with new features that separate it from its stalwart predecessor.

With debut appearances at ABA Marketplace and the UMA Motorcoach EXPO, the newly minted 2014 Van Hool TX and CX motorcoaches from ABC Companies are finding their way into fleets across the country.


Solaris had a record year

An Urbino 18 MetroStyle Bus Rapid Transit vehicle for Paris.

By Doug Jack With headquarters and two factories near the city of Poznan in Western Poland, Solaris is one of the more innovative bus builders in the world. Last year the company sold 1,302 vehicles, the highest number to date in its 18-year history. “We owe last year’s success to our customers who rely on […]


Double Coin develops the supply chain

As an added feature, Double Coin’s mobile application also serves
as a tire inflation guide.

Double Coin Tires and CMA launch a new distribution center and mobile app.


sbX brings BRT to the Inland Empire

Service on sbX Bus Rapid Transit begins in April 2014.

Omnitrans, the transit provider in San Bernardino County, began testing its new sbX Bus Rapid Transit operations in early February.


Fit and finish worthy of the star

Since it arrived on the scene in 2002, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter has grown steadily in popularity.

Meridian Specialty Vehicles puts its touches to the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and the European platform.


VTA connects and enriches

Santa Clara VTA sponsored the second annual “Let’s Get Moving” Summit in February.

Santa Clara VTA links with Allied Telesis, cosponsors a transportation summit and closes trail system gap.


Cummins grows in Europe

Above: Alexander Dennis supplies hundreds of these buses to Hong Kong with Cummins engines.

It has become apparent for some years that Cummins is a growing force in the European bus and coach industry. This view was reinforced at Busworld Kortrijk in Belgium last October.


Ready Bus Lines exits according to plan

Ready Bus Lines sold the hard assets of the school bus and motorcoach operations, which totaled 100 vehicles and an assortment of shop and office equipment, to Minnesota Coaches.

Minnesota Coaches acquires the 62-year old company for purposes of location and expanded services.


More coaches hit the open road

Megabus says approximately one million people per month now travel on its routes that span 33 of the 48 continental United States.

New study from DePaul University notes strides in intercity bus systems.


Ameritrans: The plan comes together

The design changes actually provide 10 inches more lateral head and shoulder room for passengers, as well as bigger windows.

The company is on track with new production facility and product improvements.

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