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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New, Convertible Seating Solution from Blue Bird and HSM Offers Easy Transition to Seat Belts

FRISCO, Texas - In an announcement made at the Transporting Students with Disabilities (TSD) Conferencein Frisco, Texas, Blue Bird and supplier partner, HSM, announced an exclusive seating option that will be available for order for all Blue Bird and Micro Bird school buses in summer of 2017. This convertible solution allows the customer to change the seat back frame to have a three point or child-restraint seat without having to purchase all new seats for reinstallation into the bus.

Navistar Names Bendix Diamond Supplier

ELYRIA, Ohio — Truck builder Navistar has named Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC a Diamond Supplier for the second year in a row. The award recognizes Navistar’s top-performing suppliers for helping improve customer uptime and exceeding customer expectations for quality, delivery, technology, and cost. This year’s 34 Diamond Suppliers represent the top 2 percent of Navistar’s worldwide supply base. Navistar presented the Diamond Supplier award in a ceremony at Bendix headquarters today.