News

Smith Electric Aims to Manufacture Electric School Buses in China

Smith Electric Vehicles Corp. signed a letter of intent with commercial vehicles manufacturer Wanxiang Group to manufacture and sell all-electric school buses in China. The deal could be worth up…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:32

National Express Corp. Adds Paster to Executive Team

Carey Paster is the new vice president of mergers and acquistions for National Express Corporation's North American school bus operations, the private bus contractor announced.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:36

Blue Bird Lauds Cummins for Receiving NOx Certification

Earlier this month, the EPA and CARB certified the Cummins ISB 6.7L as the first diesel school bus engine to meet Clean Air Act requirements of 0.20g of Oxides of…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:38

NTSB Announces 'Attentive Driving' Forum for March

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) today announced that it will hold a one-day forum titled, "Attentive Driving: Countermeasures for Distraction," on March 27.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:00

FMCSA, NHTSA Officials 'Love the Bus' Today at Maryland Event

Today, FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro and NHTSA Deputy Administrator Ron Medford joined representatives of the American School Bus Council (ASBC) at a “Love the Bus” event at Sunderland Elementary School…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:16

Update: Senate Approves Payroll-Tax Extension Through 2012

Senate lawmakers on Friday approved a bill to extend the current 4.2 percent payroll tax through the end of 2012. Senators approved the bill by a vote of 60-36. The…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:06

NHTSA-Issued Proposed Guidelines for Driver Distraction Released

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced the first-ever federally proposed guidelines on driver distraction to encourage automobile manufacturers to limit the distraction risk for in-vehicle electronic devices.
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 January 2015 11:22