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Prevost is Going to the Super Bowl

(January 30, 2019 St. Claire, QC) Planning to be in Atlanta this weekend for the big game? Get your coach game day ready with help from the Prevost service vans available on site. Secure an appointment today by calling PASS at 1-800-463-7738. The NFL Super Bowl easily ranks as one of the biggest motorcoach events […]

NFI Parts keeps the industry moving

The newly-branded company provides single parts point-of-purchase for the NFI Group’s expansive family of transit and coach vehicles. After 18 months of planning, the MCI parts organization completed its integration into NFI Parts in November 2018, creating a more comprehensive parts offering and larger distribution network to improve customer service. Now, NFI Parts conducts business […]

Rotary Lift releases new remote-controlled lift, Rotary Flex Max

Rotary Lift has expanded the industry’s only remote-controlled lift product line to make it even more versatile and convenient. Rotary Flex Max, powered by RedFire™, is a new wireless mobile column lift that can be operated by an exclusive remote control or via controls located on every column. “Our new Flex Max mobile column lift […]

Cooper Tire Wins Global 2018 Good Design® Awards for Discoverer At3™ Family of Tires and Discoverer True North™

Cooper Tire announced on December 20, 2018 that its Discoverer AT3™ family of tires, which includes three distinct all-season, all terrain tires for SUVs and pick-up trucks, and its Discoverer True North™, a tire designed to provide strong grip and confident handling in winter weather, have earned 2018 GOOD DESIGN® awards from The Chicago Athenaeum […]

Stertil-Koni offers 10 top tips to improve maintenance safety during the winter months

Following a review of bus maintenance facilities across North America, combined with heightened service demands resulting from an increase in the severity of recent weather events, heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni recommends 10 top wintertime tips to improve safety on the shop floor. “With the cold winter months here and weather conditions shifting at […]

Cooper tire and Sailun announce joint venture for new TBR tire plant in Vietnam

Cooper Tire & Rubber Company announced that it has agreed to form a joint venture with Sailun Vietnam Co., Ltd. to build a manufacturing plant with the capacity to produce more than 2 million truck and bus radial (TBR) tires annually. Subject to closing and government approvals, the facility will be located near Ho Chi […]

Fleet diversity, inclusive culture and tech-savvy leadership keep Lorenz Bus Service at the head of the pack

The family-owned and operated Lorenz Bus Service traverses the Twin Cities and surrounding markets with a highly-diversified fleet, including one of the largest transit bus fleets available for charter services. Jim Canine and Alan Gingold partnered over two decades ago in acquiring a small transportation company that is now a second-generation business with sons Mike […]

Banff Airporter washes with InterClean

Running between Banff and Calgary, this airport shuttle exceeds expectations for quality and cleanliness By Richard Tackett The team at Banff Airporter Inc.® prides itself on high-quality transportation not often associated with airport runs. The company’s scheduled service on the 90 miles between Calgary International Airport and Banff, a resort town in Alberta, Canada, has run […]

North American transit attracts offshore OEMs. Why?

By Steve D. Johnson Why are offshore original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) targeting North American transit? Everything considered, that is a very fair question.  For starters, it is one of the smallest — if not the smallest — public transportation market in the world. Follow that with the rules of engagement as set forth by the Federal Transit […]

PSTA pilots connected HVAC

  Thermo King and the Florida agency are trialing a novel telematics solution for the bus industry By Richard Tackett For the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority (PSTA), onboard energy consumption on buses is of keen concern. PSTA serves Pinellas County, including the coastal communities of St. Petersburg and Clearwater, with a fleet of 210 diesel […]