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BYD Targets Mask Counterfeiters in Federal Lawsuit Filed Monday

Company asks that monetary damages go to COVID-19 relief efforts BYD (Build Your Dreams) filed suit in Federal Court Monday against several individuals accused of selling, or attempting to sell, counterfeit Personal Protective Equipment to unwitting customers, endangering many on the frontlines of the battle against COVID–19. The suit was filed Monday in the U.S. […]

WAVE Provides a Glimpse into a Visionary Future of Electric Vehicles with Unlimited Range

Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE), a leading innovator in heavy-duty vehicle wireless charging, helps operators of all-electric bus fleets to successfully meet the challenges associated with vehicle range. Today, emissions from diesel-powered vehicles have become a worldwide concern. The demand to reduce emissions has driven an increased interest in vehicles powered by alternative propulsion. Electric […]

Reduce Environmental Impact in Extreme Pressure Lube Applications with EcoLine®

Lubrication is an essential maintenance task that has to be done even in sensitive environments. Fortunately, it no longer has to follow the status quo of using polluting petroleum-based greases. Instead, maintenance crews can now make a lower impact on the environment by relying on Cortec® Corporation’s EcoLine® Heavy Duty Grease wherever an NLGI grade […]

BYD Delivers 10 Battery-Electric Buses to Link Transit

BYD (Build Your Dreams), a leading manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles, announced it has completed the delivery of 10 battery-electric K9S buses to Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington, a milestone for the company has production ramps up following a temporary plant closure in Mid-March from the COVID-19 pandemic. The final two buses of the order were […]

32-Year Industry Veteran Ron Beverly Retires from Prevost

Prevost is celebrating the 32-year career of Ron Beverly in the motorcoach industry. Beverly worked with Prevost for 21 of those 32 years as a Regional Sales Manager for parts in the South Central U.S. territory. He built a fantastic customer-base and is well known for putting customers first. Beverly began in the motorcoach industry […]

American Seating to begin applying antimicrobial coating to products 

American Seating, a North American leader of transportation seating products, will begin applying antimicrobial coating to all high-touch surfaces of its seating and securement solutions starting June 29. The coating treatment will be applied to American Seating products prior to shipment. The company has selected Aegis Microbe Shield, an EPA-registered surface coating that provides an […]

ABA Publishes Sample Policies for Industry for Post-Pandemic Cleanliness and Safety Protocols

The American Bus Association (ABA) — an industry leader advancing North American motorcoach travel and tourism — released a report for the motorcoach and group travel industry outlining sample policies to help promote cleanliness and safety for post-pandemic travel. “ABA established a task force comprised of industry leaders to develop peer-reviewed sample policies to share […]

TRANSform Conference & EXPO Announcement

On Monday, The American Public Transportation Association (APTA) sent this letter to its members announcing the rescheduling of the 2020 TRANSform Conference & EXPO: Dear APTA Members: Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we have rescheduled our October 2020 TRANSform Conference & EXPO. The event will now take place March 14-17, 2021, in Anaheim, California. The […]

New Flyer to deploy first automated heavy-duty transit bus in North America

New Flyer of America Inc. announced it will deploy North America’s first automated heavy-duty transit bus with the Connecticut Department of Transportation (CTDOT). The automated driving demonstration project will include the deployment of three 40-foot battery-electric, Xcelsior CHARGE™ heavy-duty transit buses. The zero-emission deployment supports CTDOT’s demonstration project, funded by the Federal Transit Administration’s (FTA) […]

Prevost Releases “Ready To Go” Program to Help Operators Restart Business

Prevost recently expanded its Clean + Care program with the release of “Ready to Go,” a package of easy-to-use tools designed to help operators restart their business. The new program includes messaging and marketing for bus and tour businesses including many new processes and procedures to support operators with reassuring riders that they can safely […]