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Stertil-Koni team takes icy Polar Plunge in Chesapeake Bay to raise funds for Special Olympics of Maryland

On January 24th — with warm intentions and cold breezes — a stouthearted Stertil-Koni team of 28 strong jumped into the frigid waters of the Chesapeake Bay, all in support of the Special Olympics of Maryland. For the fourth consecutive year, Stertil-Koni participated in Corporate Plunge Day at Sandy Point State Park. The occasion was […]

UMA announces leadership transition

President and CEO Stacy Tetschner will leave the United Motorcoach Association on March 6, 2020, to become the President and CEO of the American Traffic Safety Services Association (ATSSA). Joining UMA as Interim President and CEO is Larry Killingsworth, an industry veteran who has extensive success working with motorcoach operators and manufacturers in the U.S. […]

Prevost Launches Driver Assist Electronics Suite for Peace of Mind

Prevost has launched a new advanced driver safety assistance suite for the motorcoach industry: Prevost Driver Assist™. The electronic system works with the driver to mitigate challenging situations, including lane departure and potential frontal incidents. Its heads-up display is the industry’s first. The system includes adaptive cruise control with braking, following distance alerts — both […]

Prevost Introduces Electronic Driver Mirrors

Prevost recently introduced the first electronic side mirror system in the North American motorcoach industry: eMirrors, revolutionizing driver visibility for added confidence and safety. With cameras and screens instead of traditional mirrors, eMirrors offer a significantly larger field of view eliminating side-by-side blind spots – in addition to dramatically improving visibility in nighttime, inclement weather conditions […]

Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus to be the first in Canada to test the Battery-Electric MCI D45 CRTe LE

Motor Coach Industries (MCI) announced today that sustainability pioneer Coach Atlantic Maritime Bus will be the first Canadian operator to demonstrate MCI’s new battery-electric MCI D45 CRTe LE coach this spring. Cassidy Group’s T3 Transit, a municipal transit brand, was the first to bring a battery-electric low floor transit bus made by MCI sister company […]

Former Volkswagen Group North America CEO Hinrich Woebcken Joins Beep Advisory Board

Beep, a Florida-based autonomous mobility solutions company, announced the addition of Hinrich Woebcken, former CEO of Volkswagen Group of North America Inc. to its Advisory Board. Beep’s Advisory Board includes distinguished transportation industry leaders and executives who consult on company’s initiatives and influence strategic decisions. Woebcken most recently served as President and CEO of Volkswagen […]

Complete Coach Works Wins Award to Rehab Four Buses for Santa Cruz Metro

Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced today it has been awarded a contract by Santa Cruz Metropolitan Transit District (Santa Cruz) to rehab four New Flyer buses. The rehabilitations are designed to enrich the passenger experience by delivering customers comfort and safety. The project will give new life to the buses for about half the cost […]

Rob Mowat Strengthens Fleet Conversion Experience as Transportation Electrified Mobility Practice Lead

As more initiatives and grants encourage a zero-emissions transportation future, demand for electric cars, buses and trucks increases exponentially. To help transportation clients with their conversion efforts, Rob Mowat has joined HDR as the transportation electrified mobility practice lead. In this role, he will help HDR’s clients develop plans and integrate electric and other zero […]

Orange County unveils 10 Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ buses with debut of America’s Largest Hydrogen Fueling Station

New Flyer of America Inc. recently celebrated Orange County Transportation Authority’s (OCTA) unveiling of 10 new zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell-electric Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ heavy-duty transit buses in Santa Ana, California. The order was previously announced in April 2018, at that time becoming America’s largest procurement and deployment of fuel cell-electric buses. The buses, which are […]

King County Metro to purchase up to 120 Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. recently announced that King County Metro (Metro) has agreed to purchase 40 60-foot zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses from New Flyer, with plans to order an additional 80 battery-electric buses in the coming year. Upon execution of the purchase agreement with Metro, the order will be added to […]