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ASBC ‘Love the Bus’ to Feature New NHTSA Head

The American School Bus Council received confirmation this afternoon that new NHTSA Administrator Mark Rosekind will keynote the Love the Bus Main Event on Tuesday at an elementary school in…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 February 2015 10:51

Spheros Group Acquires ACC Climate Control

Customers of ACC Climate Control will soon not only be able to specify air-conditioning systems for school buses but also heaters and roof hatches. That is one of the developments…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 February 2015 10:53

Leading Bus Contractor Locks In Fuel Prices

Fuel prices are certainly front of mind for student transportation professionals, so when prices drop, they take notice. Now, contractor Student Transportation of America has taken action by locking in…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 February 2015 12:05

Fuel Gains

Eaton’s announcement last fall that it would enter the automatic school bus transmission market with a dual clutch option heralded the arrival of a new competitor to Allison Transmission.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 13:20

Sum of Its Parts

Aristotle once said, “The whole is greater than the sum of its parts,” but school bus folks might disagree. According to many leading school bus dealers, sales of replacement parts…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 12:53

Maintaining

E-commerce sales are expected to grow to more than $400 billion by 2018, according to Forrester Research and eMarketer. But online ordering remains slow in the student transportation industry, a…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 12:55

Tales From Under the Hood

If you mentioned GPS and telematics 20 years ago you might get strange looks, especially from school bus mechanics. Both technologies were far from legitimate options for running a fleet…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 February 2015 11:04