REV Group Acquires Midwest Automotive Designs

MILWAUKEE, WI – REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a $2+ billion manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and leading provider of parts and services, today announced the acquisition of Midwest Automotive Designs (“Midwest”), a leading custom van “upfitter” that develops and manufactures luxury vehicles for end segments including motorhomes, shuttle vans, limousines, and customized executive transportation vehicles. This acquisition enhances REV’s product offerings in both its Recreation and Commercial segments through the RV and bus divisions, by adding a selection of Class B RVs and multiple products for the luxury Limousine, Charter and Tour (“LCT”) bus markets, respectively.

Roll in, Roll Out: Readers Report Bus Purchasing Trends

The latest survey from School Transportation News explored the topic of school bus purchasing. More than 270 readers responded, expressing a range of opinions that broadened the understanding of the subject, especially in terms of vehicle replacement. 

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S.C. Superintendent Calls for School Bus System Revamp

At a press conference at the South Carolina State House, Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman addressed ongoing concerns with the state-owned school buses and outlined her plan to overhaul its current makeup to improve both safety and efficiency. 

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NAPT/NASDPTS: Trade Show Caps 2016 Summit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 2016 NAPT Summit wrapped with a thrilling trade show that showcased the technology and hardware that will carry the industry into the new year. New buses. New safety tools. New student tracking software, the trade show gave student transporters a view of what's ahead.