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Georgia’s Xpress Transit Orders 77 MCI D4500 and 15 All-Accessible MCI D45 CRT LE Commuter Coaches

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., recently announced that the State Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA), which manages the Xpress mobility and public transportation operations throughout the 12 counties surrounding metropolitan Atlanta, has ordered 77 new MCI D4500 and 15 all-accessible MCI D45 CRT LE Commuter Coaches. Last September, those […]

Spartan Motors Secures Vehicle Assembly Contract with Grande West Transportation Group

Spartan Specialty Chassis and Vehicles, a business unit of Spartan Motors, Inc., recently announced it has entered into an exclusive U.S.-based assembly agreement with Grande West Transportation Group Inc., a Canadian bus manufacturer that designs, engineers and manufactures purpose-built mid-size buses for transit authorities and commercial enterprises. Under terms of the contract, Spartan will manufacture Grande West’s Vicinity […]

Haldex appoints Helene Svahn as CEO

The board has decided on a change of CEO for Haldex. Helene Svahn, board member of Haldex, professor at KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Sweden and currently Head of Research and Innovation at Permobil will assume the role as CEO of Haldex after Åke Bengtsson, who has been CEO since the 2017 bidding process […]

Tallahassee’s Mike’s Limousine adds a 2019 MCI J4500 to fleet

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., continues to gain acclaim in the limousine and events transportation business with the good looking, spacious, well-appointed interior and exterior of its 2019 J4500. That’s exactly what Mike Vaughn, founder of Mike’s Limousine in Tallahassee, Florida, was thinking about when he purchased his first-ever […]

PRO-VISION® Unveils New Stop-Arm Camera System

PRO-VISION® Video Systems, a leader in mobile video technology and software, recently announced the release of its new integrated stop-arm camera system that automatically captures video evidence of vehicles that illegally pass stopped school buses. Integrated with the PRO-VISION® Solid-State High Definition School Bus Video System, the new stop-arm camera features dual-lens technology in a […]

Marcus Griffin joins Prevost in Pre-owned Coach Sales

Prevost recently announced Marcus Griffin, an experienced bus industry professional based in Texas, has joined the company as a pre-owned coach regional sales manager. Marcus’ territory will include Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and New Mexico. He will additionally cover Puerto Rico. “We are thrilled to have Marcus on board with us,” Guillaume Charron, […]

DOT Seeks Input on Testing Vehicles with Automated Driving Systems Technologies

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently issued advance notices of proposed rulemaking on the removal of unnecessary regulatory barriers to the safe introduction of automated driving systems (ADS) vehicles in the United States. NHTSA and FMCSA are seeking comments at this stage […]

NFI Group Inc. Announces Acquisition of Alexander Dennis Limited

NFI Group Inc. (NFI) today announced that it has acquired Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL), one of the world’s leading independent bus and coach manufacturers and the number one global producer of double deck buses, for a total transaction value of £320 million on a cash-free, debt-free basis, subject to certain adjustments. All amounts in this […]

APTA Announces 2019 Bus Safety & Security Excellence Awards

Recognizing public transit systems with top safety and security programs in North America The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) announced the winners of the 2019 Bus Safety & Security Excellence Awards at the annual APTA Mobility Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. The winning public transit systems were presented their awards by APTA Chair David M. Stackrow […]

Proterra Launches Proterra Energy™ Fleet Solutions

Proterra combines pioneering battery and charging systems with turnkey approach to infrastructure installation, energy optimization and innovative financing models Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, recently announced the launch of Proterra Energy™ fleet solutions, a full suite of options that enable turnkey delivery of a complete energy ecosystem for heavy-duty electric fleets, including […]