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REV Group sets itself apart

  The stated mission of REV Group, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, is to connect and protect passengers worldwide with dependable, trusted specialty vehicles delivering top-level performance, durability and safety. Per REV Group CEO Tim Sullivan, the company accomplishes its mission by taking full advantage of its diverse portfolio of vehicles. “REV’s strength lies in its […]

Integrating ITS, ERP and EAM

Avail Technologies, State College, PA, is an enterprise-level solutions provider for public transit, specializing in Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), and Enterprise Asset Management (EAM) solutions.  In an interview with BUSRide, Rick Spangler, chief technology officer at Avail Technologies, answers a few critical questions about integrating ITS, ERP, and EAM systems. What […]

ELD in Review

How have things changed since the ELD mandate? BUSRide explores the current state of the motorcoach industry’s device adoption, issues and future perspectives with industry experts. Since the Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate has taken effect, how do you feel that the motorcoach industry is keeping up, and to what degree has the industry adopted […]

Luxembourg acquires six Irizar ie bus zero-emissions electric buses

Minister François Bausch together with the technical services of the Ministry of Transport and Voyages Emile Weber, as well as representatives from Irizar e-mobility, have officially presented the first six electric buses of a total of ten which will be delivered over the course of this year. These initial six units are 12-metre long Irizar ie bus […]

Davey Coach Sales unveils 2019 VanTerra by Turtle Top

Davey Coach Sales recently unveiled the new 2019 Turtle Top VanTerra at their annual Customer Appreciation Day event. Davey Coach Sales is one of the leading distributors of the Turtle Top brands and welcomed the opportunity to share it with their valued customers. “The changes they made to this model offer more comfort and convenience […]

ABA and NTA respond to Supreme Court ruling on travel ban

ABA releases statement on Supreme Court ruling to uphold Trump Administration travel ban In response to the Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Trump Administration’s travel ban on nationals from seven countries from entering the United States, Peter Pantuso, president & CEO of the American Bus Association (ABA), released the following statement. “Instead of showing […]

MCI marks its 85th Anniversary with biggest Reliability Rally product rollout ever

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), the largest transit bus and motorcoach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, history began with an 11-passenger body welded to a Packard chassis back in 1933. Starting in July, MCI, now the industry leader building the two best selling models, is bringing […]

BusCon 2018 set to return to Indianapolis in October

The full conference schedule is up and registration is now open for BusCon 2018, which returns to the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis Oct. 1 to 3. In addition to all the latest vehicles and technology on the show floor, this year’s educational sessions will touch on some of the hottest topics in transportation today, […]

Turtle Top returns after “hard reset”

Following a period of transition for the company, bus manufacturer Turtle Top is back up-and-running and stronger than ever with 10 buses a week coming off the line—and that number is increasing sharply. With the company now in its 53rd year of business, it has returned to the hands of the Cripe and Tom families. […]

Five trends to watch in intercity bus travel

Scheduled bus service is taking some surprising turns, according to the Chaddick Institute at DePaul University. The institute produces a widely read Outlook for the Intercity Bus Industry report authored annually by professor Joe Schwieterman and Brian Antolin. Its latest analysis shows that: 1. Germany-based Flixbus has launched U.S. service, focusing on the Southwest. After rolling […]