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New Flyer to invest USD $28M to establish a bus and coach parts fabrication facility in Kentucky

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), announced that it is investing approximately USD $28 million for capital equipment and building preparations to establish a new part fabrication facility in Shepherdsville, Kentucky. The 300,000 square foot facility will fabricate parts for the manufacture of New […]

Greensboro Transit Authority to debut North Carolina’s battery-electric public transit bus fleet

Proterra announced on November 14, 2017 that Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA) is going forward with the purchase of four 40-foot Proterra electric buses this fall, setting in motion the potential to significantly expand its zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) fleet over the next four years. This new procurement represents a joint effort by GTA and Proterra to […]

Julia Thomas named President of Business Solutions for Transdev North America

Transdev is pleased to announce that Julia Thomas has been named President of Business Solutions for the North American Division. She starts immediately. Thomas is an accomplished senior executive who has served in a variety of leadership roles in public transportation as well as containerized freight shipping. She now leads Transdev’s B2B businesses in North America, […]

SporTran and Proterra deploy Louisiana’s first battery-electric buses in Shreveport

On November 8, 2017, Proterra announced that SporTran has deployed Louisiana’s first fleet of zero-emission, battery-electric buses in Shreveport. The five Proterra 40’ Catalyst E2 buses will go into service this month, and serve Louisiana’s third-largest city. This milestone marks the combined commitment and foresight of SporTran and Shreveport in being the first city in the state […]

Valley Metro and City of Phoenix award contract for up to 396 CNG buses to New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), 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, today announced that the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (“RPTA” or “Valley Metro”) and City of Phoenix Public Transit Department, together through a […]

AAA and Keolis launch nation’s first public self-driving shuttle in downtown Las Vegas

The AAA Free Self-Driving shuttle, operated by Keolis, is the largest self-driving pilot project in U.S. to operate in live traffic; AAA will study consumer responses to advance technology that could dramatically reduce traffic fatalities   AAA, in partnership with Keolis, just brought the future of transportation to America, and now the century-old auto club […]

ARBOC introduces new transit solution

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC, a leading manufacturer of low floor transit buses, introduced a new medium-duty rail product, the Spirit of Equess. With all the benefits of a mid-level vehicle and many capabilities of a heavy-duty bus, the Equess is set to revolutionize the medium-duty transportation industry. The launch of this new transportation solution began […] addresses major motorcoach driver shortage

A significant driver shortage has plagued the motorcoach industry for years now; a recent study by METRO found that a whopping 77% of motorcoach operators in the industry are facing issues in recruiting, hiring, and retaining drivers. Luckily, has taken a new approach to help the market solve this crisis. was started to address major problems in the […]

Van Hool selects Proterra for its first all-electric motor coach in the North American market

Proterra’s heavy-duty energy storage platform to power Van Hool’s long-range needs Proterra, an innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced that bus and coach manufacturer, Van Hool NV, has selected Proterra to provide its highly efficient battery platform for Van Hool’s first all-electric motor coach. Van Hool’s CX Series electric vehicle will utilize the same E2 […]

Prevost opens new service centers in North America

Prevost’s Parts & Service Network is growing again with the addition of new service centers in Montreal, the Chicago area, and Calgary, Alberta. The new locations bring the total of Prevost owned and operated service centers to 14, nearly double the size of the largest competitor network. In addition, the service network is supported by […]