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Electric Vehicle Leader BYD Taps Stertil-Koni Vehicle Lifts for Bus Manufacturing Plant

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni, well-known for its award-winning bus lifts and truck lifts, has announced that bus manufacturer Build Your Dreams (BYD), recognized as one of the leading suppliers of battery-powered electric transit and coach buses worldwide, has selected and uses Stertil-Koni heavy duty vehicle lifting systems in its 550,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility […]

Complete Coach Works Announces Strategic Partnership with Halsey King & Associates, Inc.

Complete Coach Works (CCW) recently announced a new training initiative as part of its ongoing program to further educate its employees on state-of-the-art electric transit vehicles and charging infrastructure. This partnership allows CCW to continue its commitment to providing advanced technologies and quality transit repair solutions to its clients. CCW develops go-to-market strategies for the […]

Rotary Launches New “Find My Lift” Tool and Unveils New Website

For nearly 95 years, Rotary Lift has designed, engineered and manufactured some of the world’s most trusted vehicle lifts. Now, they are making it easier than ever for customers to find the best lift to meet their specific needs. Rotary has launched a new website and a new “Find My Lift” tool. The tool allows […]

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 […]

Haldex sponsors Missouri S&T Formula SAE Racing Team

Haldex, a leading global manufacturer of air brake systems for trucks, trailers, and buses is proud to announce its sponsorship of the Missouri S&T Formula SAE Racing Team. The United States Senate’s, Special Committee on Aging, released a report in December of 2017 stating, “America’s labor force is aging” and by 2026 the number of […]

Top Honors at 2019 APTA International Bus Roadeo

AC Transit won the 2019 Grand Champion Award, recognizing the system with the highest combined bus operator and maintenance team score. The Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District took the top spot this year and was crowned the Grand Champion at the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) 44th Annual International Bus Roadeo. A total of 78 operators […]

City of Calgary Selects Stertil-Koni Lifts and Westvac Industrial Ltd. for New Maintenance Facility

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni recently announced that the City of Calgary, located in the province of Alberta, Canada, has selected the company’s award-winning vehicle lifting systems for its new Stoney Transit Facility bus storage and maintenance structure. At 476,841 square feet, the building is said to be the largest indoor compressed […]

Allison Unveils Electric Propulsion for Low-Floor Buses

Allison Transmission presented for the North-American market the new ABE Series, an e-axle powertrain system for ultra-low floor electric bus. Allison unveiled the new e-axle at the Advanced Clean Technology Expo in Long Beach, California. The ABE Series integrates dual electric motors, a single- or multi-speed gearbox (depending on e-axle model), oil coolers, pumps and […]

Proterra and Mitsui Create $200 Million Credit Facility to Scale Proterra Battery Leasing Program

Pioneering battery leasing program lowers upfront costs of electric buses to be competitively priced against diesel, removing one of the biggest barriers to adoption On April 16, Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced a partnership with Mitsui & Co., Ltd. (Mitsui) to create a $200 million credit facility in support of a […]

Complete Coach Works Develops its Largest Electric Bus Battery Capacity

Complete Coach Works (CCW), a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, announced March 28 that they now offer an optional 466 kWh onboard energy storage system. CCW increased its Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) battery pack in order to increase power and range. Currently, there are more than 50 ZEPS buses deployed in service across […]