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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 […]

JTA CEO Nat Ford elected chair of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA)

The America Public Transportation Association (APTA) Board elected Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) CEO Nathaniel P. Ford Sr. as Chair for the upcoming year at their annual business meeting this past weekend in Atlanta. “Being selected by my industry peers at such a critical time in our existence is one of the greatest honors in my […]

New Flyer unveils next generation electric transit bus: The Xcelsior CHARGE™

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), a transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America,  announced the introduction of the next generation of its industry leading, battery-electric heavy duty transit bus: the Xcelsior CHARGE™. With a focus on advancing bus […]

Avail Technologies, Inc., acquires Fleet-Net® Corporation to deliver total enterprise ITS solutions

Representatives from Avail Technologies, Inc. and Fleet-Net® Corporation announced this week that they have finalized a deal outlining Avail’s acquisition of Fleet-Net® effective October 1, 2017. Avail Technologies is a leading CAD/AVL provider serving the public transit industry.  With more than eighteen (18) years of experience partnering with nearly fifty (50) transit agencies across the […]

Proterra congratulates winners of FTA Low-No Grant Funding for battery-electric buses

Proterra helps secure $27.5 million for 29 communities across U.S. Proterra, an innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, today announced that 21 new and 8 existing customers have won Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Low or No Emission Vehicle Deployment Grants (Low-No). Out of the total $55 million Low-No funds awarded, 55 percent were granted to public […]

VDO RoadLog Office Premium delivers compliance reporting and fleet management

Online platform can remotely monitor and manage loads, trips, and drivers Continental, a global supplier of systems, components, and tires to automobile and truck manufacturers, and a leader in Electronic Logging Device technology, announced today that is offering VDO RoadLog™ Office Premium, an innovative online platform for FMCSA compliance reporting and fleet management. The platform […]

Hydrogen roadmap shows growth of hydrogen-powered clean transportation and jobs in Midwest

Potential for creation of 135,000 fuel cell electric vehicles, 65,000 new jobs and 250 hydrogen stations over next 15 years COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 12, 2017 – Clean transportation in the Midwest could get a boost from zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles, according to a new roadmap released by the Stark Area Regional Transit Authority (SARTA) and the Renewable […]

New Flyer of America breaks ground, announces vehicle innovation center in Alabama

$25 million expansion delivers on Company’s commitment to U.S. infrastructure, innovation and jobs New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (the “Company”), broke ground on September 15, 2017, on a $25 million building renovation and expansion project in Anniston, Alabama. The 36-acre, five building campus will feature […]

Martz Group assists FEMA in Harvey relief

On August 28th, 2017 the Martz Group, a 109 year old company,  received a call from FEMA to help assist with immediate Hurricane Evacuation. The Martz Group, which specializes in transportation, immediately got prepared and sent 7 full size busses from their St. Petersburg Florida location to assist FEMA with Hurricane Evacuation in San Antonio. […]