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Father tried to save family, tourists in bus hostage incident

A Chinese-Canadian man sacrificed himself to help save the lives of his family and other passengers on Monday during a deadly tour bus hostage standoff in Manila, the Philippines

Jasper Alternative Fuels, Icom North America finalize deal

Jasper, IN-based Jasper Alternative Fuels and Icom North American, based in New Hudson, MI, have inked a deal to install Icom’s fuel system in 5,000 commercial vehicles.

School bus cameras watching Frederick County, Maryland drivers

The Frederick County Public Schools system in Maryland has installed 11 external cameras below the bus’s flashing stop sign to capture the front and back license plate of people speeding around a stopped school bus.

Cummins SCR engine shipments rise in August

Columbus, IN-based Cummins Inc. will ship up to 26,000 heavy-duty and midrange engines with Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) exhaust after treatment by the end of August.

Daimler Buses to feature Allison Hybrid System

Daimler Buses (DBNA) and Allison Transmission announces agreement to use the Allison Hybrid H 40 EP model in Daimler Buses.

Goodyear, L.A. Metro finalize five-year tire and service agreement

The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has finalized a five-year deal with the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to use its tires and tire-related services.

A-Z Bus Sales, MobilityWorks ink California agreement

A-Z Bus Sales has inked a manufacturer-dealer agreement with MobilityWorks, a U.S. maker of ADA-compliant wheelchair accessible buses and vans.

FMCSA drug and alcohol sweep nets drivers, carriers

An annual drug and alcohol enforcement sweep by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has resulted in 109 commercial bus and truck drivers being banned from the roads.

Wisconsin’s Riteway Bus Service Wins TRAX Award

Riteway Bus Service, Inc. has won the 2008-2009 TRAX Insurance “400 Point” Risk Control Score Award.

ABA, OMCA join for 2011 tour operator summit

The American Bus Association (ABA) and the Ontario Motor Coach Association (OMCA) have joined forces to sponsor a tour operator summit.