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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 […]

Irizar creates Irizar USA LLC as response to growing appeal of U.S. market for the brand

To reinforce its commitment to this market, Irizar is creating its own company – Irizar USA LLC – which will be headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. The company is already well positioned to carry forward the distribution and aftersales support of the Irizar i6 motorcoach by recruiting the well qualified team members that have been […]

Continental introduces low monthly ELD payments with FlexPay by VDO RoadLog

Continental, a leading global supplier of systems, components, and tires to automobile and truck manufacturers, and the manufacturer of VDO RoadLog ELD (, has introduced FlexPay by VDO RoadLog, a monthly payment program for the VDO RoadLog ELD. FlexPay allows customers to pay off the cost of their VDO RoadLog ELD over a 36-month period, […]

ABC Companies hosts open house in appreciation of local customers, community & first responders

ABC Companies Winter Garden, Florida location recently celebrated being part of the local community for over 40 years.  With numerous activities centered around sharing their appreciation for local customers, the community and local first responders, a good time was had by all.  Not only did ABC and its employees open their facility as a thank […]

SensLynx announces new GPS tracking business model for independent resellers

SensLynx introduces all-inclusive program designed to turn sales professionals and existing businesses into fleet/asset tracking entrepreneurs. Since its inception, SensLynx, a GPS tracking hardware and software company, has broadened its scope into many other IoT areas, but sees a powerful opportunity for unlimited growth in the fleet tracking arena through a network of newly minted […]

Safety, Tech key focus at 2018’s Transit Maintenance Forum

Technology, safety, electric bus charging, and more will be discussed at this year’s Transit Maintenance Forum (TMF) for senior transit maintenance professionals, which returns to Indianapolis in conjunction with BusCon at the Indiana Convention Center October 1 to 3. TMF gives senior transit maintenance professionals the chance to learn about some of the latest trends […]

BYD and Generate Capital to launch first-ever U.S. partnership for an electric bus leasing program

$200 million allocated to lease program to accelerate adoption of private and public-sector electric buses Green Car Reports: electric bus investment saves up to $110,000 per year in diesel costs and $55,000 a year in public health costs SAN FRANCISCO – July 10, 2018 – Generate Capital, Inc., a leading financier, owner, and operator of […]

Khaled Shammout joins Cincinnati Metro as director of transit development

Khaled Shammout has joined Cincinnati Metro as the director of transit development. He is responsible for overseeing Cincinnati Metro’s planning department, infrastructure and transit center design and construction, as well long-term and strategic planning. Shammout is an accomplished professional with expertise in public transit planning, advanced data collection and analysis, strategic planning, transit operations, ITS […]

WMATA upgrades fleet with up to 694 new buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motorcoach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that New Flyer will deliver up to 694 heavy-duty Xcelsior® transit buses (or 788 equivalent units) to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“WMATA”) […]