VW Truck & Bus Changes Name to TRATON Group

Volkswagen Truck & Bus underwent a name change, while parent company Volkswagen Group announced a partnership with California-based battery company QuantumScape and exploration of a collaboration with Ford.

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What to do About the Increasing Complexity of School Bus Systems

For every school district, the key mission is to provide the best possible education for its children. Having well-qualified teachers is the main dependency to help them fulfill this mission. But there are a number of other functions which need to work seamlessly to make this happen. One of these functions is transportation for children every day from their home to school.

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Navistar CEO Praises Electric School Bus Pact

Troy Clarke, CEO of IC Bus parent company Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV), provided new details on its electric drive school bus in a routine quarterly earnings results conference call with key stock analysts from Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and others. 

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Cummins & JAC Motors Form Joint Venture

Cummins, Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. (JAC Motors) (SH: 600418) announced today that the two parties will form a 50:50 joint-venture after Cummins purchased Navistar’s 50 percent equity in the JAC-Navistar Diesel Engine Co. (JND).

ACT EXPO Panel Advises on School Bus Replacement

LONG BEACH, CALIF. — A roundtable discussion at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO featured a panel of experts in student transportation and clean energy giving advice for efficient school bus replacement.

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