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Perspective on North America

Daimler delivers a wake-up call and Alexander Dennis teams with New Flyer.

Busworld Turkey sets records

I make no apology for writing about the Turkish market and industry for the second time in less than a year.

Future is bright for SunLine Transit Agency

This year marks a milestone for SunLine Transit Agency, as we celebrate our 35th anniversary.

Volvo D13 delivers more with less

The Volvo D13 diesel engine represents a significant step in fuel efficiency, emissions compliance and driver convenience for North American motorcoach operators.

Importers target Russian market at Comtrans

By Doug Jack The distance from London to Moscow is 1,560 miles, less than half the distance from London to New York. Yet the three-and-a-half-hour flight takes one to a completely different and fascinating part of the world. I made the trip this year because I could not pass up the opportunity to visit Comtrans, […]

Irizar has the U.S. on its radar

It is once again time to bring BUSRide readers up to date on the activities of Irizar, a very interesting and progressive company headquartered in the Basque country of northern Spain in the small town of Ormaiztegui.

Are corroded brake treadle valves causing fires?

How preventive maintenance can stave off disaster By Glenn Swain Earlier this year the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance considered issuing an emergency inspection bulletin throughout North America for all motorcoach operators targeting a problematic brake treadle valve that could be causing an unknown number of bus fires and catastrophic brake failures nationwide. A series of […]

A retrofit to drive the bottom line

The Inland Power Group introduces its Coach Fuel Economy Program By David Hubbard Inland Power Group, headquartered in Butler, WI, with six locations in WI, IL, IN, and MI, works hard to stay on the forefront of innovation in motorcoach efficiency, performance and safety as an Allison distributor and flagship Setra Service Center with fully-equipped, […]

Partnerships and experience bring success

Midwest Bus refurbishes the MBTA fleet By Carrie Rathbun Hawks The Massachusetts Bay Transpor-tation Authority (MBTA), better known as the “T,” has a 300-year tradition of innovation and progress with mass transportation services. MBTA remains the nation’s fifth-largest mass transit system, serving a population of more than 4.6 million in 175 municipalities covering 3,244 square […]

Volkswagen creates a giant

It had long been a dream of Dr. Ferdinand Piëch, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Volkswagen, to create a European automotive giant, active in all products from cars through to heavy commercial vehicles.