Joyce Guzowski, Author at BUSRide

John Walsh joins Davey Coach Sales as President/COO

Davey Coach Sales announced the appointment of John Walsh as President and COO on February 2, 2018. Mr. Walsh, most recently the President of REV Bus Group, has more than 30 years of experience in the bus industry. He will report to Tom Davey, CEO. “At Davey Coach Sales, our values revolve around continually improving […]

BYD joins UK prime minister for the establishment of major trade initiative

Move comes as BYD electric buses complete a million miles on British roads New energy company BYD has joined visiting British Prime Minister Theresa May in Beijing for the establishment of a major trade initiative between China and UK, and become the only new energy vehicle company in the newly-established China-UK CEO Council. On 31 […]

bus technology

Why the bus industry shouldn’t be afraid of technology

  By Madeline Parks In the bus industry today, many rental companies are using outdated software out of habit. Reserving a bus for a customer involves sitting in an office, manually checking bus availability, and quoting the customer a fixed price– even when supply and demand could yield a higher price. When a customer requests […]

Clever Devices enhances its CleverCAD™ portfolio with the addition of a disruption management module

CleverCAD users can make schedule and route adjustments in real time to quickly restore service and communicate changes to passengers across all passenger facing systems. Clever Devices, a provider of ITS solutions in North America, announced the launch of a groundbreaking Disruption Management module for its CleverCAD™ fleet management solution. The Disruption Management module enables […]

Auction: RFP – Fleet of Motorcoaches & Buses Formerly of Saskatchewan Transportation Company

  Hilco Industrial Acquisitions Canada, ULC (“Hilco”) is pleased to announce an opportunity to acquire, through a sealed bid auction sale, the recently discontinued fleet of professionally maintained motor coach buses and other support vehicles of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (“STC”).  When in operation, STC ran (25) routes across the province supported by a fleet […]

New York to launch electric bus test & evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), today announced that the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), will launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. […]

Royal Excursion expansion continues with add-on

    Acquisition of NE Indiana motorcoach operator Excursions Trailways significantly expands geographic footprint Royal Excursion has acquired Excursions Trailways, a Ft. Wayne, IN-based premium charter bus company. The transaction closed on Jan. 4, 2018. Terms of the deal were not released. With the closing, Royal Excursion, a leading charter bus and luxury transportation provider […]

Cline Tours builds Graceland tour experience with 11 new 2018 MCI J4500 coaches

  Motor Coach Industries (MCI), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), said Cline Tours will add a new dimension to the tourist experience in the Memphis area by providing its newest 2018 MCI J4500 coach for Graceland Excursions™, Elvis Presley’s Graceland new music and entertainment day-trip experiences. Graceland Excursions takes guests […]

Notice for Request For Proposals (RFP)

Jefferson Lines 2100 East 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404   Submit to: Cem Onbasi                                                                  Proposal No. 1016-2018 Date Out: January 8, 2018   Proposals are requested for                                                        Bus Refurbishment Project -See Section D: Scope of Work     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Jefferson Lines, 2100 East 26th […]

MCI to cease distributing Daimler’s Setra coaches

Motor Coach Industries, Inc. (“MCI”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), announced today that EvoBus GmBH (“Daimler”) has terminated the distribution rights agreement (“DRA”) for German built Setra motor coaches in the United States and Canada effective June 29, 2018. Under previous private equity ownership, MCI entered into the DRA as […]