Industry Releases

DTNA Expands Supply Chain Network

GRIMES IOWA — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) yesterday celebrated the opening of its newest parts distribution center in Grimes, Iowa. This new facility will complement DTNA’s already expansive service network…
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Lion Electric Sends 13 Clean Buses to Canada

TORONTO ONT CANADA — The Lion Electric Co. (Lion), an innovative company manufacturing zero emission vehicles, announced today the production of 13 all-electric school buses for Ontario operators.
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:34

NY’s Best School Bus Drivers Compete in Contest

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The New York School Bus Contractors Association announced today that it is hosting its 47th Annual New York State School Bus Safety Competition at Rockland Lake State…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 11:15

Blue Bird Electric School Buses Shown in Canada

NIAGARA FALLS, ONT CANADA — At the Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference (CPTC) trade show, Blue Bird featured its exclusive, all-electric type D and A buses for attendees to preview. Today,…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 11:18

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…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:07

Sharp Bus Buys 60 Thomas Built Buses

HIGH POINT NC — Sharp Bus Lines, one of the largest full-service student transportation companies in Ontario, Canada, has added 60 new Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses that include the…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:16

Blue Bird FY 2018 2nd Qtr Results Up

MACON GA — Blue Bird Corp. (“Blue Bird”) (NASDAQ: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2018 second quarter results. Blue Bird Corporation…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 10:05

Durham School Services Special Ed Transport Team

LISLE IL — Durham School Services, a leading provider of student transportation, values its team members providing outstanding customer service—recognizing them with the Customer Champion Award. This month, the special…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 11:26

Use VW Settlement Funds to Replace NY Buses

NEW YORK NY — The New York State Bus Distributors Association (NYSBDA) is recommending that New York state use some of its Volkswagen Clean Air Act settlement funds to establish a…
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Schetky Wins Thomas Bus President’s Club Platinum Award

PORTLAND, ORE — At the 2018 Thomas Built Buses Dealer’s Meeting, Schetky Bus and Van Sales were awarded a President’s Club Platinum Award for outstanding sales and service.
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 14:21

Renewable Energy Group Launches REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel

LONG BEACH, CALIF. — Renewable Energy Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGI) launched the company’s latest innovation in diesel fuel, REG Ultra Clean™ Diesel, at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 14:24

19 First Student Locations Get ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

CINCINNATI — First Student is once again recognized by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for maintaining vehicles to the highest safety standards. Nineteen additional company locations have…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 11:32

Lion Electric, First Priority GreenFleet, Largest Electric Deal

LONG BEACH CA — The Lion Electric Co. (Lion), an innovative company manufacturing zero emission vehicles, and First Priority GreenFleet (FPGF), a leading clean transportation solutions provider and dealer, announced today that…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 11:31

Thomas Built Buses Honors 2017 Top Dealers

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses recently recognized its Dealers of the Year for 2017 at its annual President’s Club awards gala. The 2017 Dealer of the Year award…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 14:30