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Free shuttle to aid homeless in Kalaeloa, HI

To call attention to the plight of area homeless people Kalaeloa, HI is starting a free shuttle service to help the area’s poorest residents get around and reach its largest transit hub, which services nearby Honolulu.

Cummins validates its ISX11.9 as better engine choice

Cummins Inc., announced it has received certification from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (ARB) for its ISX11.9 diesel engine.

BusRates.com improvements increase subscriber value

BusRates.com, Alexandria, VA, says the recent updates and improvements to its site come as a way to provide subscribers with new tools and options to customize and optimize their listings to receive the highest-quality leads possible.

Phoenix Public Transit cuts Dial-A-Ride demand trips

The City of Phoenix, AZ, Public Transit Department announced it end will all same-day scheduled demand trips on its Phoenix Dial-a-Ride program as of August 26.

Motorcoach Council announces Setra program and updates

The Motorcoach Council, Denver, CO, announced that Daimler Buses North America (DBNA) is promoting the council bus wrap effort through its latest Setra promotion. Now through August 15, 2010 every customer who purchases a Setra S 417 will receive one free Get Motorcoachified rear cap bus wrap.

BFGoodrich Tires goes wild in new ad campaign

In its new national advertising campaign launched today, July 14, BFGoodrich® Tires, Greenville, SC, connects the gripping characteristics of a tree frog to illustrate the strengths of its tire products.

CVSA RoadCheck 2010 shows lower out of service rate

Results from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) Roadcheck 2010 reveal the commercial motor vehicle industry is hovering close to the record low out-of-service (OOS) rates set during 2009.

ABC Companies opens BusBuys online outlet store

The ABC Companies recently unveiled BusBuys online outlet store on its website www.abc-companies.com. The new service enables visitors to quickly connect to a full inventory of wholesale-priced pre-owned coach equipment directly from the ABC website where visitors may view videos, specs and pricing information.

Academy acquires Archway

Academy Bus, Hoboken, NJ, the largest privately owned and operated motor coach company in the United States, purchased Archway Bus Transportation, Inc, West Warwick, RI, in an acquisition that includes the terminal building and existing buses.

Prevost hosts Volvo Sales Academy in Nashville

Prevost, Sainte-Claire, QB, Canada, recently hosted the 2010 Volvo Bus Sales Academy at its Nashville Service Center conference facility. The Volvo Sales Academy is a global initiative by Volvo Bus, designed to train Sales Teams in these areas of importance. This week-long sales training session focuses on customer satisfaction, product knowledge and communication strategies. The […]