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Proterra Announces Mike Boggess as Vice President of Controls, Electrical and Thermal Systems

Proterra, a leading innovator in heavy-duty electric transportation, recently announced that Mike Boggess has joined the company’s growing technical engineering team as Vice President of Controls, Electrical and Thermal Systems. Boggess has three decades of engineering experience in the transportation and vehicle industries. Most recently Boggess was the Chief Engineer for drivetrain, electrical and chassis […]

Stertil-Koni Names Tim Kerr New Product Manager

Stertil-Koni, the leader in heavy duty vehicle lifts — notably bus lifts and truck lifts — has announced that Tim Kerr has joined the company as Product Manager. Kerr will be responsible for spearheading a range of initiatives including Stertil-Koni’s new product concepts, advancing customer satisfaction and the training of Stertil-Koni’s North American distributor network. “Tim brings a unique […]

DART Board Member Michele Wong Krause Appointed to APTA Executive Committee

Michele Wong Krause, a member of the Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Board of Directors, was appointed to the American Public Transportation Association’s (APTA) Executive Committee at APTA’s 2019 Rail Conference held in Toronto, Canada. Appointed to the DART Board in 2014, where she currently serves as secretary, Wong Krause has been Chair, Capital Construction […]

New Flyer adds James Pastor as Vice President Quality & Continuous Improvement

New Flyer of America Inc., a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., one of the world’s largest independent global bus manufacturers, recently announced the appointment of James Pastor as vice president of quality and continuous improvement. Reporting directly to New Flyer President Chris Stoddart and based out of its facility in St. Cloud, Minnesota, Pastor will […]

Isabel Martin joins MCI as Public Sector Bids Coordinator

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., has announced Isabel Martin has joined the company as MCI bids coordinator. Martin will be responsible for contract administration, crafting and submission of public sector bids. She will also assist the sales team in customer relationship management. Martin joins other members of MCI sales […]

David Schulze Named DART Chief of Staff

Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) has announced the appointment of David Schulze as the new chief of staff. Chosen after a competitive internal recruitment, Schulze becomes DART’s first executive level chief of staff, serving as senior advisor to the president/executive director. He will lead a variety of strategic, tactical, and operational activities in the new […]

Jean-Phillipe Nadeau Joins MCI as Vice President of Regional Sales in Eastern Canada

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., recently announced Jean-Phillipe “JP” Nadeau has joined MCI as vice president of regional sales in Eastern Canada effective June 3. Nadeau will be responsible for new coach sales as well as the sale of pre-owned coaches to private and public operators in Quebec and […]

Stertil-Koni Operations Manager Paul Marks Retires After 21 Years of Exceptional Service

Heavy-duty vehicle lift leader Stertil-Koni USA, recently announced that Paul Marks, the company’s operations manager, has retired after 21 years of outstanding performance. Marks is succeeded by Doug Frakes, who joined Stertil-Koni following 10 years of top experience with FedEx Ground. During Marks’s tenure at Stertil-Koni, he played a significant role in helping the company […]

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 […]

Marcus Griffin joins Prevost in Pre-owned Coach Sales

Prevost recently announced Marcus Griffin, an experienced bus industry professional based in Texas, has joined the company as a pre-owned coach regional sales manager. Marcus’ territory will include Texas, Colorado, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas and New Mexico. He will additionally cover Puerto Rico. “We are thrilled to have Marcus on board with us,” Guillaume Charron, […]