Interest in Wireless Data Technology Soars

Whether school districts and transportation contractors are on their first, second or even third-generation wireless system, demand for data from the school bus is likely to continue growing exponentially as its value increases with real-time delivery.

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Blue Bird Delivers Strong Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter; Authorizes Capital Stock Repurchase Program

Unit Sales up 2%, Net Income up $23.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA down $0.3 million

Full Year Net Sales guidance narrowed; Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted Free Cash Flow guidance lowered

FORT VALLEY, Ga.-- Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD) (Blue Bird), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2017 third quarter results and the authorization by its Board of Directors of a capital stock repurchase program.

John McKinney Purchases Midwest Transit Equipment

KANKAKEE, Il.- Midwest Transit Equipment, a 41 year old school and commercial bus distributor corporately located in Kankakee, IL, announced it has sold the stock of its company to John McKinney, former President of Navistar’s Global Bus division and an investment group led by Brightwater Partners of Wheaton, IL.

First Student, Bridgestone Sign 5-Year $110M Supply Deal

One of the largest international transportation providers joined forces with the world's largest tire and rubber good manufacturer when FirstGroup plc, the UK-based parent company to North American school bus contractor First Student, signed a five-year, $110-million supply deal with Bridgestone Tire Group. 

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