Joyce Guzowski, Author at BUSRide

CCW announces award for ZEPS conversion of Montebello Bus Lines New Flyer buses

Complete Coach Works (CCW), a U.S.-based bus remanufacturing company, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by Montebello Bus Lines (MBL) for the electrification and rehabilitation of three New Flyer buses. The economy’s shift towards sustainability has influenced MBL’s decision to remove its gas hybrid system and convert to Zero Emission Propulsion […]

Irizar creates Irizar USA LLC as response to growing appeal of U.S. market for the brand

To reinforce its commitment to this market, Irizar is creating its own company – Irizar USA LLC – which will be headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is already well positioned to carry forward the distribution and aftersales support of the Irizar i6 motorcoach by recruiting the well qualified team members that have been […]

SensLynx announces new GPS tracking business model for independent resellers

SensLynx introduces all-inclusive program designed to turn sales professionals and existing businesses into fleet/asset tracking entrepreneurs. Since its inception, SensLynx, a GPS tracking hardware and software company, has broadened its scope into many other IoT areas, but sees a powerful opportunity for unlimited growth in the fleet tracking arena through a network of newly minted […]

Safety, Tech key focus at 2018’s Transit Maintenance Forum

Technology, safety, electric bus charging, and more will be discussed at this year’s Transit Maintenance Forum (TMF) for senior transit maintenance professionals, which returns to Indianapolis in conjunction with BusCon at the Indiana Convention Center October 1 to 3. TMF gives senior transit maintenance professionals the chance to learn about some of the latest trends […]

BYD and Generate Capital to launch first-ever U.S. partnership for an electric bus leasing program

$200 million allocated to lease program to accelerate adoption of private and public-sector electric buses Green Car Reports: electric bus investment saves up to $110,000 per year in diesel costs and $55,000 a year in public health costs SAN FRANCISCO – July 10, 2018 – Generate Capital, Inc., a leading financier, owner, and operator of […]

Westmatic Corporation announces new California office

Westmatic, a large vehicle wash system manufacturer, announced the company’s newest regional office on June 25, 2018. It is located in Torrance, California. “The new Torrance location will provide sales support, parts and service for Westmatic’s west coast customers.” states Steve Wawro, President of Westmatic. “Our new Key Account Manager for California, Mattias Nilsson, and Johanna […]

To Alaska and Hawaii: C-SPAN puts its 45-foot bus on a boat

WHEN? June to Alaska.  August to Hawaii. HOW? Boats! Alaska Nine days on the boats (three from Bellingham, Wash, to Juneau, then one day from Juneau to Haines. Five days back from Anchorage to Tacoma). The bus on the boat will be using the Alaska Marine Highway System and TOTE Maritime Alaska. What kind of […]

RATP Dev USA selected to manage Santa Maria, California’s transit service

On June 7, 2018 RATP Dev USA, a national leader in public transit, announced it has been awarded the contract to manage Santa Maria Area Transit (SMAT), the transit services for the city of Santa Maria, California. The City of Santa Maria selected RATP Dev USA through a national competitive process that awarded the contract based […]

Trapeze Group looks into transit’s future at ThinkTransit 2018, finds public transit to be the lifeblood of the new mobility paradigm

Futurist Jim Carroll along with Autonomous Vehicles Experts and Top Transit CXOs Showcase and Elaborate on the Changing Definition of Mobility at ThinkTransit: The Trapeze Technology Conference   The new mobility paradigm is pushing the transportation industry beyond the old exclusive structure, and moving toward a shared environment. By working together, and taking advantage of […]

Motor Coach Industries on the road with battery-electric prototype

  MCI J4500e reaches highway speed and reliability targets in test runs Signals MCI’s leadership move into all-electric drawing on New Flyer expertise Motor Coach Industries (MCI), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America MCI announced today that […]