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Cooper Tire Launches Pro Series™ LHS Steer Tire

First steer tire in Cooper’s PRO Series commercial line Cooper Tire has launched a new long-haul steer (LHS) tire as part of its Cooper® PRO Series™ product line. The tire joins the Cooper PRO Series long haul drive tire introduced last year. The new steer tire will initially be available in size 295/75R22.5 with other […]

Second Metro Transit Bus Achieves Million-Mile Mark on Original Engine

Industry-leading maintenance program yields significant taxpayer savings Imagine putting a million miles on your car. How about on a public transit bus? In the St. Louis, Missouri metropolitan region, Metro Transit has turned what may sound impossible into possible by logging one million miles on a bus — on the original engine without a major […]

Stertil-Koni Introduces New High-Performance LED Light Tubes for Platform Lifts

Heavy duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni has recently introduced an enhanced high-performance LED lighting system for its platform lift model, the SKYLIFT, and the company’s four-post lifting system. The goal is to increase area-specific, under-vehicle lighting, thus ensuring greater shop safety and efficiency for ever-busy maintenance technicians. The requirement is pressing because Stertil-Koni, known for […]

MV Transportation improves brake life and performance with Cryo Rotor®

  By Richard Tackett When Sruly Lowy approached Joe Smith, regional vice president of MV Transportation, in May of 2015, claiming that cryogenically-treated brake rotors could provide a 300 percent increase in rotor life, Smith was noticeably skeptical. In his career — dating back to his former positions as president of MTA Bus and Long […]

Stertil-Koni Welcomes John Sliney as Assistant Service Manager

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts – notably bus lifts and truck lifts – has announced that John Sliney has joined the company as Assistant Service Manager. In this capacity, Sliney will provide a broad range of activities including technical support, equipment troubleshooting assistance, vehicle lift installation oversight and heavy-duty lift equipment training […]

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 […]