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Wheel Dolly Minimizes Back Injuries in Maintenance Facilities

While statistics show that 80% of adults will experience a back injury in their lifetime, and that more than one million back injuries are sustained in the workplace each year, one progressively designed apparatus in the arsenal of shop equipment is emerging as a key player to help reverse the tide. This is especially true […]

Stertil-Koni Achieves Major Milestone with 1000th ECOLIFT

Heavy-duty bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni today announced that it has recently produced and sold its 1,000th inground scissor-style ECOLIFT — made at the company’s U.S. manufacturing facility, Stertil ALM, located in Streator, Illinois. First introduced in 2005, the ECOLIFT has set new standards in heavy-duty vehicle lifting by virtue of its unique […]

What to look for in a paint booth

By Guido Pippa Painting large buses and rail cars is quite different than the automobile painting found at normal collision repair centers. There is no one-size-fits-all method for painting large equipment Here are some key details to look for when spec’ing a paint system for your application. System and project quality The overall quality of […]

NTI Accepting Applications for May 2020 Transit Maintenance Leadership Workshop

The National Transit Institute (NTI) recently announced the next Transit Maintenance Leadership Workshop, which will be held May 4-8, 2020 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  Targeting senior-level transit maintenance professionals, the workshop curriculum will support the development of leadership skills, explore strategic maintenance planning, facilitate the sharing of best practices, and build a network of transit maintenance professionals. […]

Rotary Lift’s New ARO22 High-Capacity Alignment Lift Provides Flexible Repair Options

Rotary’s recently unveiled its new ARO22 Alignment Lift, now making it easier for shops to service a wider range of vehicles. This lift is one of the highest capacity, open-front alignment lifts on the market and can handle everything from passenger vehicles to larger work trucks. The alignment-ready lift has a 26-inch-wide platform runway with 40-inch […]

Stertil-Koni Unveils Comprehensive New Product Catalog

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy-duty bus lifts and truck lifts, recently unveiled a comprehensive new full color catalog showcasing the company’s award-winning portfolio of heavy-duty vehicle lifts, accessories and shop equipment. Available in both print and digital formats, the new catalog builds on Stertil-Koni’s established reputation for designing and producing heavy-duty vehicle lifting systems — and related equipment — with […]

Green Technologies Increasingly Used in Heavy-Duty Maintenance Facilities and Vehicle Servicing

As heavy-duty over-the-road vehicles increasingly go green — featuring hybrid, electric, CNG and hydrogen engines — a new industry overview has found that facilities maintaining these large vehicles are also turning to the latest eco-friendly equipment to keep pace. The findings, released by heavy-duty hydraulic bus lift and truck lift leader Stertil-Koni, illustrate how modern […]

Prevost celebrates the opening of its largest North American service center in California

Prevost opened its newest and largest Service Center in North America in Hayward, California, welcoming customers and local supporters for an afternoon of celebration on November 19. The opening was a major milestone for Prevost, representing the coast-to-coast reach of its industry-largest support network. The company said the new 67,000 square-foot service center in Hayward […]

What Can Telematics Do For My Maintenance Operation?

BUSRide Maintenance recently convened a group of industry experts to discuss the latest in telematics technology, and specifically how it relates to a well-running maintenance operation. Our panelists for this discussion were: Brian Nelson Engineering Manager ABC Companies Robert Hitt Director of Aftermarket Training North America Prevost Fred Fakkema Vice President, Compliance Zonar Systems Which […]

Montebello Bus Lines’ technologically advanced wash system with N/S Corporation

Montebello Bus Lines (MBL), the third largest municipal bus system in Los Angeles County, prides itself on exceptional, safe service, and well-maintained, clean buses. MBL provides annual trips to 8 million passengers in the communities of Alhambra, Bell Gardens, Boyle Heights, Commerce, Downtown Los Angeles, East Los Angeles, La Mirada, Montebello, Monterey Park, Pico Rivera, […]