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Stertil-Koni Names Carl Boyer Shop Equipment Specialist

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader, Stertil-Koni, today announced that Carl Boyer has been named Shop Equipment Specialist, focused on partnering with the company’s network of exclusive distributors to provide high quality shop equipment to heavy-duty repair facilities, fleets and U.S. Military customers across North America. “This position is key to our customers — […]

BYD helps #ElectrifyAnaheim with delivery of electric buses

Build Your Dreams (BYD) recently announced it completed delivery of two K7M 30-foot battery-electric buses to Anaheim Resort Transportation (ART) in Anaheim, Calif. The buses will help serve ART’s 9 million annual riders, which includes guests of Disneyland and other Anaheim attractions. Another 40 clean-energy electric BYD buses are scheduled to be delivered to ART […]

Lytx Supercharges its Video Telematics with Enhanced Risk Detection to Help Eradicate Distracted Driving 

Lytx® kicked-off its annual User Group Conference by unveiling a next-generation technology designed to address distracted driving: enhanced machine vision and artificial intelligence-powered risk detection Each day in the U.S., over 1,000 people are injured, and nine are killed, because of distracted driving. To help combat this epidemic and alleviate other high-risk behaviors for its […]

J.W. Speaker Introduces New LED Warning Light with Camera

J.W. Speaker Corporation recently announced its newest LED stop/taillight with a built-in backup camera, the Model 272 CHMSL. As part of J.W. Speaker’s growing list of 360-degree lighting solutions, this 7-inch by 2-inch light is available as a combined warning light and Center High-Mount Stop Light (CHMSL) — all with a high-definition camera to simplify trailering […]

Lifeline 31-Day Transit Pass Coming to Low-Income Residents in Lexington County

The COMET received funding from the Lexington County Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to start a new lifeline 31-day transit pass program. For those who need social services, health care, employment and quality of life opportunities, The COMET will offer bus passes at a rate of 50% off the Basic, Discount or Express prices […]

New Report Shows How Digital Technologies Will Shape the Charter Bus Industry

ABA recently endorsed the Busie Digital Trends Report, which underlines the importance of digital technologies to the charter bus industry. Busie — a company that provides an online platform to charter bus operators to help them simplify the quoting and booking processes for both their charter sales teams and their customers — released the report to […]

Daimler Sells Less Vehicles but More Buses

Daimler BusesDaimler AG reported its preliminary results for the fiscal year 2019 ended December 31, 2019. The company sold less vehicles – 3.34 million passenger cars and commercial vehicles to 3.35 million in 2018 – but made 5 billion euros more revenue compared to 2018. Daimler Buses’ sales grew by 6% to 32,600 units in […]

Bus crashes decreased in 2018; fatalities unchanged

Total motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. increased 4.4% in 2018, totaling 6.7 million, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s annual Summary of Statistical Findings released in December. There were 65,000 crashes involving buses in 2018: 15,000 causing injuries and 50,000 causing property damage only. The bus crash total was reduced from 67,000 […]

Proterra workers unionize

The United Steelworkers Union announced its representation of more than 60 employees at the Proterra electric bus assembly plant in City of Industry, California. “After an overwhelming majority of workers requested representation, Proterra management voluntarily recognized the union on November 12,” said union International President Thomas M. Conway. Proterra Chief Executive Officer Ryan Popple added, […]

EPA offers $44 million for diesel emission reductions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced in December that it will award $44 million in grants for projects aimed at reducing emissions from older diesel engines under its Diesel Emission Reduction Program (DERA). Eligible recipients are “regional, state, local or tribal agencies, or port authorities with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality. Nonprofit organizations […]