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Transdev Awarded Contract Renewal for Foothill Transit Stores and Contract Extension for Bus Operations

The Foothill Transit Executive Board unanimously voted to renew its contract with Transdev for Transit Store Operations and Bus Stop Maintenance Services for four more years with additional option years. This project was competitively bid. The Executive Board also unanimously voted to exercise its option to extend Transdev’s contract for four additional years to continue […]

TEMSA sold to Swiss firm

The share transfer of TEMSA, a leading global bus and coach manufacturer, has been finalized. TEMSA, which quickly captured nearly 10 percent share in the motorcoach industry in US market, will continue on its path while raising its export targets. With the share transfer agreement formally finalized between Sabancı Holding and Swiss-based True Value Capital […]

King County Signs Five-Year Access Contract with MV Transportation

In a move that will improve service performance and accountability for paratransit riders, King County Metro has signed a contract with MV Transportation to provide Access services to customers for the next five years. The contract incorporates feedback from customers, caregivers, stakeholders & community organizations to ensure that Access has a stronger focus on performance, […]

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 […]