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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 […]

AMF-Bruns Seeking 3rd Annual Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year

AMF-Bruns of America, global leader in wheelchair and occupant securements since 1958, is pleased to announce the 3rd annual Special-Needs School Bus Driver of the Year Award. The company is looking for the special-needs bus driver who has distinguished themselves through special accomplishments, meritorious & heroic acts and innovations to improve their jobs. The winner receives a […]

New Flyer and TDC Announce Partnership Expansion on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

New Flyer of America Inc. today announced that it is expanding its partnership with the Transportation Diversity Council (TDC), a nonprofit organization providing world class education and development programs that promote diversity in the transportation and construction industries, to announce the forthcoming release of a national Community Benefits Framework (CBF) to be unveiled next month. […]

ABA Wraps Up A Successful Marketplace 2020

The American Bus Association (ABA) — an industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism — wrapped up a successful Marketplace in Omaha, Nebraska from January 10 to January 14. Being the first time in bringing its Marketplace to Omaha, ABA welcomed 3200 participants. “This Marketplace was the best yet,” said ABA President & […]

Southern Nevadans asked to provide input on plan for the future of transportation

RTC’s ‘On Board’ plan outlines future mobility recommendations for the valley With more than 600,000 new residents expected to call Southern Nevada home by 2040, the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC) is preparing now for the future of mobility in our community. More than 20,000 members of our community have helped shape On […]

Stertil-Koni USA Notches Record Sales in 2019

Stertil-Koni, a recognized leader in hydraulic bus lifts and truck lifts, today announced that it achieved record sales in 2019, further boosting its presence in both the municipal and private sectors of the heavy-duty vehicle lift market in the U.S. and Canada. Company President Jean DellAmore noted that three key success factors have been driving […]

Flexible Solar Panels on Bus Roofs Extend Battery Life, Reduce Road Service and Maintenance

eNow Inc. recently announced that the Rhode Island Public Transit Authority (RIPTA) has completed testing and has deployed eNow solar systems on the roof tops of its new 2019 buses. Designed specifically for the transportation industry, eNow solar systems cut transit bus maintenance costs by extending battery life by two to three times – improving […]

DDOT revitalizes Detroit mobility with new transit buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. recently announced that the city of Detroit Department of Transportation (DDOT) have awarded New Flyer a new order for 26 40-foot, clean-diesel Xcelsior® heavy-duty transit buses. This is the third order from a five-year contract for 200 buses signed by DDOT in 2017, leaving options to purchase a total of […]

MCI rings in 2020 with a decade’s worth of advances

Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., is setting new standards in zero emissions highway transportation, operator efficiency and uncompromising service in 2020. Rolling out its biggest year of product launches in nearly nine decades, MCI introduces its first battery-electric models in the new year. And that’s just the start. For […]

CDTA unveils first zero-emission transit buses in upstate New York

New Flyer of America Inc. today celebrated the launch of the Capital District Transportation Authority’s (CDTA) new zero-emission, battery-electric Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses in Albany, New York. The buses were unveiled during today’s launch event and demonstration ride facilitated by CDTA Chief Executive Officer Carm Basile and CDTA Board Chairman Jayme Lahut, alongside Congressman […]