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ABC Companies growth in cutaway shuttle, van and transit vehicle markets includes addition of George Altevogt

ABC Companies has continued growth into new markets providing both private and public customers a greater range of vehicle options, while leveraging its strength in after sales support and customer up-time. The entry into vans, cutaway shuttles and low floor transit vehicle sales was led by Roman Cornell, President and Chief Commercial Officer at ABC […]

Next generation electric hybrid buses featuring Allison Transmission’s eGen Flex™ arrive at IndyGo

  Allison Transmission is pleased to announce that in partnership with GILLIG and Cummins, the first buses equipped with its Allison eGen FlexTM electric hybrid propulsion system have arrived at the Indianapolis Public Transportation Corporation (IndyGo). The eGen Flex is the next generation of Allison’s proven H 40 EPTM electric hybrid propulsion system, which has been […]

Thermo King expands ConnectedSuite™ portfolio of telematics offerings

  Thermo King, a leader in sustainable transport temperature control solutions has expanded its ConnectedSuite™ portfolio of telematics offerings to bring greater flexibility and data sharing options to customer fleets. This includes the Thermo King Connect app and new third-party partnerships, which allow users to integrate Thermo King’s leading TracKing® temperature and asset management system […]

Masabi and Ibergex partner to bring Fare-Payments-as-a-Service to Mexican public transport market

  Masabi, the company bringing Fare Payments-as-a-Service (FPaaS) to public transport, today announced it has formed a strategic relationship with Ibergex, the Mexican transportation system integrator, to deliver ticketing and payment innovation to cities and transport authorities and operators across Mexico. The partnership combines Masabi’s market leading ticketing platform with Ibergex’s service excellence and experience […]

RTC launches annual Summer Heat awareness campaign to help keep transit riders safe in extreme temperatures

With the official start of summer around the corner, the Vegas heat is already here, and the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is once again collaborating with local partners to keep transit riders cool during its annual Summer Heat campaign, kicking off Wednesday, June 1. Las Vegas is the second fastest-warming metropolitan region […]

Collins Bus announces leadership appointments

  Collins Bus, a subsidiary of REV Group, Inc. and an industry leader in manufacturing Type A School Buses, Multi-Function School Activity Buses, childcare buses and electric/alternative fuel buses announces two appointments. Bryce Pfister is the Vice President and General Manager, reporting to Brian Perry, President, REV Commercial Segment. Collins also hired Todd Gibson as […]

BAE Systems to provide more than 500 electric drive systems for Ontario bus fleets

  BAE Systems, a leader in electric propulsion, has been selected by the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) to provide more than 335 electric drive systems for its new fleet of zero-emission capable hybrid transit buses. This follows an order of 165 additional Series-ER (Electric Range) systems for nearby Mississauga Transit (MiWay), supplying Ontario transit agencies […]

Lewis Coaches Inc. adds first Prevost to their fleet

  New Orleans-based Lewis Coaches, Inc. recently took delivery of their first Prevost coach, a new H3-45 to complement their fleet of nine coaches. The family owned and operated company has been fully committed to providing outstanding charter service with an emphasis on safety since its foundation in 1960. Lewis Coaches had been looking to […]

BISC Hot Topics: SAE High Voltage Training at ABC Companies Supports EV Fleet Adoption in North America

ABC EV Fleet Technicians Complete High Voltage Training EV acceptance continues to surge and as more commercial operators add EVs to their fleets, they are reaping the rewards of going green. From reducing carbon emissions and increasing savings in fuel costs, fleet operations and maintenance and more, ABC Companies diverse EV product lineup and complete […]

DART Welcomes Bernard Jackson as Chief Operations Officer

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) announced today that Bernard Jackson has been selected as the agency’s new chief operations officer. Jackson will assume his new role on May 23, 2022. Reporting directly to DART president & chief executive officer Nadine Lee, Jackson will lead the agency’s operations teams, including bus, light rail, facilities maintenance, GoLink […]