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MCI Introduces New MCI Academy Motorcoach Operator Certificate Training Program

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (NFI), one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, is introducing a driver training program to help answer the industry’s shortage of qualified drivers. Part of the ASE-accredited MCI Academy, the Motorcoach Operator Certificate Program is a graduated sequence of online training courses […]

ABA Foundation 4th Quarter Motorcoach Sales Report Shows Smaller Buses in Demand

The American Bus Association Foundation (ABAF) recently released the fourth quarter/full year 2019 Motorcoach Builder Survey. Based on surveys of the major motorcoach manufacturers that sell vehicles in the United States and Canada, motorcoach sales from the participating manufacturers saw a modest 0.1 percent increase over the same quarter in 2018. In the fourth quarter of […]

Bendix Achieves 2019 Sustainability Goals

Bendix helped raise the bar for corporate sustainability efforts in 2019 by reducing its energy consumption more than 10 million kilowatt hours over the last five years and diverting 97% of its waste from landfill. The company has set its sights even higher for 2020 with a commitment to realizing absolute reductions of energy consumption […]

Omnitrans orders four new Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that Omnitrans of San Bernardino Valley, California has placed a new order for four 40-foot, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses. Omnitrans is a leader in California’s plan to address challenging mandates for […]

MTD expands zero-emission mobility in Illinois with New Flyer Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ buses

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced that the Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District (MTD) has awarded New Flyer a contract for two zero-emission, hydrogen fuel cell-electric 60-foot Xcelsior CHARGE H2™ heavy-duty transit buses (for a total of four equivalent units). […]

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 […]