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SensLynx announces new GPS tracking business model for independent resellers

SensLynx introduces all-inclusive program designed to turn sales professionals and existing businesses into fleet/asset tracking entrepreneurs. Since its inception, SensLynx, a GPS tracking hardware and software company, has broadened its scope into many other IoT areas, but sees a powerful opportunity for unlimited growth in the fleet tracking arena through a network of newly minted […]

Safety, Tech key focus at 2018’s Transit Maintenance Forum

Technology, safety, electric bus charging, and more will be discussed at this year’s Transit Maintenance Forum (TMF) for senior transit maintenance professionals, which returns to Indianapolis in conjunction with BusCon at the Indiana Convention Center October 1 to 3. TMF gives senior transit maintenance professionals the chance to learn about some of the latest trends […]

BYD and Generate Capital to launch first-ever U.S. partnership for an electric bus leasing program

$200 million allocated to lease program to accelerate adoption of private and public-sector electric buses Green Car Reports: electric bus investment saves up to $110,000 per year in diesel costs and $55,000 a year in public health costs SAN FRANCISCO – July 10, 2018 – Generate Capital, Inc., a leading financier, owner, and operator of […]

Khaled Shammout joins Cincinnati Metro as director of transit development

Khaled Shammout has joined Cincinnati Metro as the director of transit development. He is responsible for overseeing Cincinnati Metro’s planning department, infrastructure and transit center design and construction, as well long-term and strategic planning. Shammout is an accomplished professional with expertise in public transit planning, advanced data collection and analysis, strategic planning, transit operations, ITS […]

WMATA upgrades fleet with up to 694 new buses from New Flyer

New Flyer of America Inc. (“New Flyer”), the U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (“NFI Group”), the largest transit bus and motorcoach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, today announced that New Flyer will deliver up to 694 heavy-duty Xcelsior® transit buses (or 788 equivalent units) to the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (“WMATA”) […]

OFFICIAL BUSRIDE MAINTENANCE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Optimizing heavy-duty brake lifespan BUSRide Maintenance spoke to brake system experts about best practices, cost savings and sustainability. BUSRide Maintenance spoke to brake system experts about best practices, cost savings and sustainability. What are the latest advances in brake design, materials and engineering that are designed to help extend or maximize brake life? Keith McComsey: At […]

OFFICIAL BUSRIDE MAINTENANCE ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

Trends in bus wash systems BUSRide Maintenance explores the latest trends in bus wash systems with industry experts, including spec’ing systems, environmental factors, innovation and hidden costs. How does your wash system work and what makes it unique? Steve Wawro: Westmatic designs and manufactures automatic bus, truck and train wash systems that provide a superior […]

After-Sale Support

  How does after-sale support translate for customers? BUSRide spoke with industry experts on the value of post-sales service and support. What does “after-sale support” mean to your company? What levels of service and support after the sale do you provide? Kevin Dawson: For Prevost, Volvo, and Nova Bus, the three brands we’re supporting, after […]

BusRates serves the industry and saves riders

When the United Motorcoach Association purchased the online bus travel search engine Busrates.com, the intent was to provide a member benefit: a way for members to improve their lead generation and bring in new business. Along the way, Busrates.com brought a second benefit to operators and the traveling public, it provided an online venue to […]

REV Group sets itself apart

  The stated mission of REV Group, headquartered in Milwaukee, WI, is to connect and protect passengers worldwide with dependable, trusted specialty vehicles delivering top-level performance, durability and safety. Per REV Group CEO Tim Sullivan, the company accomplishes its mission by taking full advantage of its diverse portfolio of vehicles. “REV’s strength lies in its […]