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MCI debuts 2020 model lineup with a SNEAK PREVIEW of the battery-electric D45 CRTe LE CHARGE

Test rides, advanced driver assistance systems innovation and service and support developments along with a sustainability update at first-ever West Coast Reliability Symposium  at MCI Sales and Service Center in Hayward, CA Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, offered a sneak […]

Complete Coach Works Acquires UL Certification for Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) Charge Control Panel

Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced today that it recently acquired UL 508A certification from Underwriters Laboratories LLC (UL) for its industrial control panels that supply power to charge electric vehicles. Complete Coach Works dedicated countless hours to develop and manufacture a control panel for high-power charging technology that adheres to the highest safety requirements. “UL […]

New Prevost H3-45s expand Air Bear Travel’s reputation for quality service

Air Bear Travel has been the “People’s Choice” for business and domestic coach transportation throughout the greater Cheboygan, MI area since 1984. In 1995, Paul and Shelli France acquired the company, where Shelli had worked for the previous 10 years. The couple has since grown their enterprise from a fledgling one-room office into a full-service […]

Valley Metro reduces Phoenix’s carbon footprint with another order of New Flyer CNG buses

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that the Valley Metro Regional Public Transportation Authority (RPTA or Valley Metro) has exercised options for 27 additional Xcelsior® forty-foot, compressed natural gas (CNG) heavy-duty transit buses. The original joint contract with the […]

Premier Alaska Tours purchases new Prevost H3-45s

Premier Alaska Tours, a receptive base transportation enterprise located in Anchorage, Alaska, works business-to-business with cruise lines and tour operators to design and manage travel programs and ground transportation throughout Alaska—all of which carry the brands of its commercial customers. The company owns and operates 104 Prevost H3-45s exclusively. Its most recent acquisition of four […]

Roy Furo Assists Prevost Pre-owned Coach Sales Team

As Prevost continues to expand and enhance its pre-owned coach division, the company has called on Roy Furo, National Sales manager for the Volvo 9700, to also handle pre-owned coach sales in the northeast region. Roy joined the Prevost team in 2017 and boasts 16 years of industry sales experience.  “In addition to helping grow […]

Complete Coach Works starts deliveries to Winston-Salem Transit Authority for 17 RTS Bus Rehabilitation Project

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce it has begun its deliveries of rehabilitated buses to Winston-Salem Transit Authority (Winston-Salem). The buses have undergone system overhauls at CCW’s newly established Memphis, Tennessee location. This new location strengthens CCW’s U.S. presence and offers a better service location for agencies in the Mid-Southern Region. As part […]

New Flyer’s Jennifer McNeill named to Canada’s Clean50 sustainability leaders for 2020

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that Jennifer McNeill, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, has been named an Honoree of Canada’s prestigious Clean50 list for 2020. McNeill was honored during the Clean50 Summit held today in Toronto, Ontario, […]

Vericom sets the standard for brake-system testing

Vericom sets the standard for brake-system testing By Richard Tackett with reporting by David Hubbard Vericom LLC has been providing precise, easy-to-use engineering test systems for 35 years.  In 1984, Roger McCumber, along with fellow ‘hot rod’ and drag-racing enthusiasts, wanted to create a device to test the speeds of performance cars and motorcycles. That […]

Are you considering the heat pump option for your all-electric HVAC?

What you need to know By Steve D. Johnson You can safely say that the heat pump conversation is “heating up” in the North America.  There is high interest and the queries come up in any conversation regarding climate control for battery buses. Why?  Because it makes sense for the zero-emission battery bus when heat […]