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Intercity Bus Industry Shifts in Surprising Directions as the Pandemic Subsides

The latest installment of DePaul University’s annual outlook for intercity-bus travel describes an industry in the midst of metamorphosis as carriers debut new services amid growing optimism about the economic recovery underway, rising fuel prices, and the void left by the closure of BoltBus.  Competition on most major routes is again fierce, accentuated by expansions […]

Cummins to acquire Meritor

Cummins Inc. and Meritor, Inc. today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cummins will acquire Meritor, a global leader of drivetrain, mobility, braking, aftermarket and electric powertrain solutions for commercial vehicle and industrial markets. Under the terms of the agreement, Cummins will pay $36.50 in cash per Meritor share, for a […]


ElDorado National (California) or ENC, a subsidiary of REV Group® and an industry leader in heavy-duty transit buses and emission-free technology, announces the first order for six Axess Battery Electric Bus (BEB), to First Transit, the leader in university mobility solutions, for operation at Emory University in Atlanta. Emory University selected the ENC Axess BEB […]

Encore Luxury Coach Leasing acquires bus for sale property in Goodlettsville

  Justin Ward, Encore Luxury Coach Leasing CEO, announced the acquisition of 813 Louisville Highway in Goodlettsville, Tennessee, the property which has been the home of Bus For Sale for the past 16 years. As part of the acquisition, Bus For Sale will continue to occupy and maintain offices on the property, while Encore moves […]

The AACA Museum, Inc. reinvents the main gallery

  The AACA Museum Inc., a Smithsonian Affiliate, displays beautifully restored vehicles in life-like settings representing the 1890s–1980s. Recognized as one of the top automobile museums in America, the Museum takes visitors on a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco. In addition to cars, trucks, motorcycles, and buses, the Museum features unique exhibits […]

BAE Systems to provide electric drive systems for Philadelphia’s new fleet of zero-emission capable hybrid buses

  BAE Systems, a leader in electric propulsion, has been selected by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) to supply up to 340 electric drive systems for its new fleet of low emission transit buses. BAE Systems will provide 220 electric drive systems to New Flyer of America Inc., with an option for 120 additional […]

Stertil-Koni names Michael Tillbery as service manager

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – today announced that Michael Tillbery has joined the company as Service Manager, based in the organization’s North American headquarters in Stevensville, Maryland. In his new post, Tillbery brings more than three decades of top experience specializing in customer care, […]

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Bus Fleet Maintenance Specialist

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Valley Metro RPTA Bus Fleet Maintenance Specialist Valley Metro is an Equal Opportunity Employer   Salary:  $61,001.00 – $91,501.00 Annually The Bus Fleet Maintenance Specialist is responsible for monitoring fixed route maintenance contracts to ensure contract compliance on various bus fleets owned by Valley Metro. Creates and maintains data and files that track […]

ABC Companies completes long-distance road trip with MTRWestern

ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit and specialty passenger transport vehicles in the USA and Canada, has recently completed an unprecedented long-distance road trip with customer, MTRWestern a leading charter bus, and shuttle transport company serving the Pacific Northwest. ABC Companies provided a new 100% battery-electric Van Hool CX45E motorcoach – to facilitate […]

Nova Bus announces its largest order of electric buses in the U.S. by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County in Houston

Nova Bus, a member of the Volvo Group and a leading North American transit bus manufacturer, is thrilled to announce its largest electric bus contract to date. It has been awarded a contract for 20 LFSe+ in addition to 20 options, for a total of 40 electric buses, by the Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO), […]