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Cubic Names IBM and Microsoft Executive Kevin Eagan as Senior Vice President & Chief Digital Officer

Accomplished digital platforms executive to lead Cubic’s enterprise-wide transformation and growth pivot Cubic Corporation recently announced the appointment of Kevin Eagan to the role of senior vice president and chief digital officer. Eagan will join Cubic’s executive team based in San Diego effective March 25 and report to chairman, president and chief executive officer Bradley H. […]

Megabus customers can now book tickets via Google Pay

  Megabus.com, the low-cost city-to-city express bus service, is making bus travel even easier by introducing contactless payments via Google Pay on its buses — making Megabus.com the first U.S. bus company to offer ticket booking via the popular payment platform. Google Pay lets you keep everything you need to speed through checkout on your […]

Toronto orders an additional 10 New Flyer battery-electric transit buses

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC, the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. recently announced an award from the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) for an additional ten 40-foot, zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses. This award follows on the original TTC order from New Flyer in June 2018 for 10 battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses and […]

Complete Coach Works provides Cost-Effective Solution to Newly Adopted California Mandate for Mass Transit Agencies to go Electric

Recently, Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced it was awarded a contract by Montebello Bus Lines (MBL) for the electrification and rehabilitation of three New Flyer buses. MBL’s decision to remove the now defunct ISE gas hybrid system and convert to Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) buses was a positive step toward its goal of improving […]

Toronto orders an additional 10 New Flyer battery-electric transit buses

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC (“New Flyer”), the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest bus manufacturer in North America, today announced an award from the Toronto Transit Commission (“TTC”) for an additional ten forty-foot, zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses . This award follows on the original TTC order from New […]

ABA Foundation Report Says Motorcoach Manufacturing Sales Stalled in Q418

On February 14 the American Bus Association Foundation (ABAF) released the fourth quarter/full-year 2018 Motorcoach Builder Survey. Based on surveys of the major motorcoach manufacturers that sell vehicles in the United States and Canada, motorcoach sales from the participating manufacturers saw a 17 percent decrease over the same quarter in 2017 to a total of 1021 […]

20 partners join with UMA for Industry Legislative Fly-In

A unified industry is forging ahead with what is expected to be the biggest gathering of motorcoach advocates taking their message to the nation’s legislators, April 2–3, 2019. The Bus and Motorcoach Industry Legislative Fly-In, powered by the United Motorcoach Association has garnered 20 partners who will participate in the day of advocacy and take […]

Delaware Express’s Four New MCI J4500 Coaches Aim To Please Riders And Drivers Alike

  Motor Coach Industries (MCI) now offers its J4500 coach with industry leading legroom, stylish new lighting and safety features that made the model especially attractive to Delaware Express owner Gerry Frenze. Delaware Express is a well-known tour and charter operator along the Eastern Seaboard and its latest delivery of four new 2019 J4500 models […]

Stertil-Koni Welcomes John Sliney as Assistant Service Manager

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – has announced that John Sliney has joined the company as Assistant Service Manager. In this capacity, Sliney will provide a broad range of activities including technical support, equipment troubleshooting assistance, vehicle lift installation oversight and heavy-duty lift equipment training […]

Philadelphia exercises options for an additional New Flyer 115 hybrid-electric buses

New Flyer of America Inc. announced on February 13 that it is advancing fourth-year production of 115 Xcelsior® 40-foot diesel-electric hybrid, heavy-duty transit buses for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA). This is the fourth installment of a 5-year contract by SEPTA for a total of 525 hybrid buses awarded to New Flyer in May […]