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Auction: RFP – Fleet of Motorcoaches & Buses Formerly of Saskatchewan Transportation Company

  Hilco Industrial Acquisitions Canada, ULC (“Hilco”) is pleased to announce an opportunity to acquire, through a sealed bid auction sale, the recently discontinued fleet of professionally maintained motor coach buses and other support vehicles of the Saskatchewan Transportation Company (“STC”).  When in operation, STC ran (25) routes across the province supported by a fleet […]

New York to launch electric bus test & evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ buses

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), today announced that the New York City Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), acting through the New York City Transit Authority (NYCT), will launch its electric bus test and evaluation program of five Xcelsior CHARGE™ battery-electric, forty-foot heavy-duty transit buses. […]

Royal Excursion expansion continues with add-on

    Acquisition of NE Indiana motorcoach operator Excursions Trailways significantly expands geographic footprint Royal Excursion has acquired Excursions Trailways, a Ft. Wayne, IN-based premium charter bus company. The transaction closed on Jan. 4, 2018. Terms of the deal were not released. With the closing, Royal Excursion, a leading charter bus and luxury transportation provider […]

Cline Tours builds Graceland tour experience with 11 new 2018 MCI J4500 coaches

  Motor Coach Industries (MCI), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), said Cline Tours will add a new dimension to the tourist experience in the Memphis area by providing its newest 2018 MCI J4500 coach for Graceland Excursions™, Elvis Presley’s Graceland new music and entertainment day-trip experiences. Graceland Excursions takes guests […]

MCI has a busy UMA EXPO at Booth 479

See the Brighter 2018 J4500, Accessible D45 CRT LE –Coming Soon in All-Electric– Plus Innovative Advanced Driver Assistance Systems and Parts, Service and Support Enhancements DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS JANUARY 5, 2018– (TSX: NFI) Motor Coach Industries (MCI), the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer […]

ABC Companies at UMA: Electric CX, Buy America, new Newark facility & equipment refresh

ABC Companies and Van Hool revealed a number of breaking news items today at the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) EXPO: ABC AND VAN HOOL TO DELIVER TRUE ZERO-EMISSIONS SOLUTION FEATURING PROTERRA ELECTRIC VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY Development of an all-electric version of the market -leading Van Hool CX series coaches in partnership with Proterra, a leader in […]

REV Group forms strategic alliance with Daimler Buses

REV Group has announced that its subsidiary, REV Coach LLC, has been awarded the Daimler AG’s bus division North American sales rights to Setra Brand Coaches. Beginning this month, REV will sell Setra motor coaches in the U.S. and Canada. Visitors of the upcoming 2018 UMA Motorcoach EXPO in San Antonio will already find a […]

Notice for Request For Proposals (RFP)

Jefferson Lines 2100 East 26th Street Minneapolis, MN 55404   Submit to: Cem Onbasi                                                                  Proposal No. 1016-2018 Date Out: January 8, 2018   Proposals are requested for                                                        Bus Refurbishment Project -See Section D: Scope of Work     NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that sealed proposals will be received by the Jefferson Lines, 2100 East 26th […]

June Bratcher honored at EXPO Awards Luncheon

Each year during United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Motorcoach EXPO, held this year in San Antonio, TX, BUSRide has the privilege to present the BUSRide Motorcoach Industry Achievement Award, which honors a UMA operator for exemplary vision, excellent work and significant accomplishment. This year, BUSRide Magazine was proud to honor San Antonio’s own June Bratcher, founder […]

Transdev North America is sold on Vericom Brake Meter

Computerized solutions deliver precision and accuracy By David Hubbard In the mid-1980s, Roger D. McCumber redirected his passion for modifying sports cars and interest in braking technology to develop one of the first computerized electronic accelerometers for the performance car enthusiast, founding Vericom Computers in the process. Over the 30 years since, Vericom LLC, Rogers, […]