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Hendrickson Launches New Mobile App

This week Hendrickson launched a new application in Apple and Android stores. The new application centralizes a collection of Hendrickson product and training videos, Parts Plus lookup system, technician help, and Field Service Request system for ease of access and reference. “Hendrickson is not only committed to creating innovative ride solutions, but innovative tools as […]

Oahu Transit revitalizes Hawaii’s high-capacity mobility with buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. recently announced that the City and County of Honolulu (operating transit as “TheBus”) has awarded New Flyer an order for eight clean-diesel, 60-foot Xcelsior® heavy-duty transit buses. The buses will replace existing TheBus vehicles that have reached end of useful life, and help provide cleaner mobility and high capacity transit […]

CALSTART’s Drive to Zero program launches online tool highlighting zero-emission commercial vehicle offerings

CALSTART’s Global Commercial Vehicle Drive to Zero program (Drive to Zero) recently launched an online publicly available tool aimed at cataloging models of current and upcoming zero-emission commercial trucks, buses and off-road equipment. A first-of-its-kind platform, the Zero-Emission Technology Inventory (ZETI) tool creates a foundation for better understanding this developing technology segment. Drive to Zero plans to expand […]

FMCSA: Hours-of-Service has been sent to OMB

At the Truckload Carriers Association (TCA) Conference in Orlando this morning, FMCSA Acting Administrator Jim Mullen made the following announcement regarding the hours of service rulemaking: “After carefully reviewing these comments, I am pleased to announce today that FMCSA is moving forward with a final rule on hours-of-service and that the Agency has sent a […]

Richland and Lexington Counties Voters Ride The COMET Free for Election Day

The COMET is helping to get people to the polls for Saturday’s Democratic Primary by offering free bus service on all fixed routes. The fare free services will be in effect all day on Saturday, February 29. WHEN: Saturday, February 29, 2020, all day WHERE: Richland and Lexington Counties WHY: Recent studies have shown that […]

MCI Introduces New MCI Academy Motorcoach Operator Certificate Training Program

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (NFI), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, is introducing a driver training program to help answer the industry’s shortage of qualified drivers. Part of the ASE-accredited MCI Academy, the Motorcoach Operator Certificate Program is a graduated sequence of online training courses […]

ABA Foundation 4th Quarter Motorcoach Sales Report Shows Smaller Buses in Demand

The American Bus Association Foundation (ABAF) recently released the fourth quarter/full year 2019 Motorcoach Builder Survey. Based on surveys of the major motorcoach manufacturers that sell vehicles in the United States and Canada, motorcoach sales from the participating manufacturers saw a modest 0.1 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018. In the fourth quarter of […]

Bendix Achieves 2019 Sustainability Goals

Bendix helped raise the bar for corporate sustainability efforts in 2019 by reducing its energy consumption more than 10 million kilowatt hours over the last five years and diverting 97% of its waste from landfill. The company has set its sights even higher for 2020 with a commitment to realizing absolute reductions of energy consumption […]

Omnitrans orders four new Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that Omnitrans of San Bernardino Valley, California has placed a new order for four 40-foot, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses. Omnitrans is a leader in California’s plan to address challenging mandates for […]

MTD expands zero-emission mobility in Illinois with New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ buses

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) has awarded New Flyer a contract for two zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell-electric 60-foot Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ heavy-duty transit buses (for a total of four equivalent units). […]