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ARBOC secures first major order for up to 40 Spirit of Equess medium-duty transit buses for Ozark Regional Transit

ARBOC Specialty Vehicles, LLC (“ARBOC”), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that Ozark Regional Transit (“ORT”) in Arkansas has awarded ARBOC with an order for up to 40 Spirit of Equess ® (“Equess”) low-floor, medium-duty transit buses. […]

Qbuzz selects LILEE Systems to bring premium onboard Wi-Fi to bus and rail passengers on the DAV line

LILEE Systems, the leading provider of advanced connectivity and solutions with an open edge and cloud platform for the transportation industry, today announced the signing of Netherlands based Qbuzz to an eight-year hardware, software and service contract. LILEE Systems will be providing Qbuzz rail and bus passengers on the DAV (Drechtsteden, Alblasserwaard, Vijfheerenlanden) line, access to a […]

CCW: New study calls for more electric buses

The results of a recent study, performed by the Union of Concerned Scientists (https://www.ucsusa.org/), further highlight the environmental benefits of electric-powered buses. Buses powered by electricity are responsible for far fewer carbon emissions than their diesel-powered counterparts. The study found that on average, electric buses produce less than half of the harmful emissions than those […]

How do you keep your MOOvers spotless? With a Westmatic 3-Brush Rollover wash system

The MOOver, a division of Southeast Vermont Transit, opened its new maintenance facility in 2014 designed to service their community transit bus fleet of cutaway buses, mini vans and additional vehicles. According to their website (https://www.moover.com/) the MOOver is known as the best resort community transit system in Vermont. Their trademark buses sport a Holstein […]

New York orders more buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that the New York City Transit Authority (“NYCT”) has awarded New Flyer with another order for 53 Xcelsior® clean diesel sixty-foot, heavy-duty transit buses. […]

Montréal and Laval award Canada’s largest ever battery-electric bus contract to New Flyer

New Flyer Canada ULC (“New Flyer”), the Canadian subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that the Société de transport de Montréal (“STM”) and the Société de transport de Laval (“STL”) have awarded New Flyer a contract for 40 forty-foot, […]

WAVE partnership with BYD and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority

Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE) is honored to announce its partnership with BYD and Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA) in St. Petersburg Florida. WAVE will provide wireless in-route charging for four BYD buses powered by its wireless technology. Faced with increasing demands for sustainability, a growing number of transit agencies are turning to all-electric vehicles. […]

Busworld South East Asia, a third new exhibition for Busworld in 2019 in Jakarta, Indonesia

The first Busworld South East Asia exhibition and congress will be taking place from March 20 – 22, 2019 at the Jakarta International Expo (JIEXPO) Kemayoran, Jakarta. These premises are the perfect place for an international exhibition like Busworld. With this new exhibition, Busworld is counting eight exhibitions throughout the world: Europe (Belgium), Turkey, India, […]

Retrofit a school bus wash system into a constrained space? “No problem” says Westmatic

Monroe School Transportation looks for creative solutions to wash a 300+ school bus fleet. Westmatic, a manufacturer of environmentally-friendly large vehicle wash systems, works with schools and school transportation providers of all types and sizes across the United States. Faced with tight budgets, building and site constraints, fleet size and variety, school transportation departments are […]

CCW announces award for ZEPS conversion of Montebello Bus Lines New Flyer buses

Complete Coach Works (CCW), a U.S.-based bus remanufacturing company, is pleased to announce it has been awarded a contract by Montebello Bus Lines (MBL) for the electrification and rehabilitation of three New Flyer buses. The economy’s shift towards sustainability has influenced MBL’s decision to remove its gas hybrid system and convert to Zero Emission Propulsion […]