Maintenance

Meet the 2017 STN Garage Star Nominees

Earlier this year, we called for nominations of outstanding fleet management professionals as candidates for profiles in the August issue of School Transportation News magazine. Sixty-five total entries were received from school districts, private bus companies, vehicle dealers and vendors. Space in the magazine permitted only 10 of these individuals to be featured in this second-annual installment. However, we have here reproduced the list of all 65 nominees in the order they were received so they may be recognized and appreciated.

First Electric School Bus Deployed in Minnesota

A Minnesota school district will operate the first all-electric school bus in the state this fall to demonstrate how its technology works in  cold-weather on both suburban and rural routes.

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Navistar's OnCommand Connection Telematics Solution Becomes Available

WALCOTT, Iowa – Navistar announced that its integrated OnCommand® Connection Telematics solution, launched in March, is now available for purchase. It offers truck and bus drivers and fleets an easy-to-use, comprehensive, one-price solution that can help drastically cut the cost of vehicle maintenance, while seamlessly handling virtually all federal and state compliance needs.

IC Bus, Edulog Broaden OnCommand Connection for School Bus Market

RENO, Nev. – IC Bus announced today a strategic relationship with Education Logistics, Inc. (Edulog)—a recognized industry leader in pupil transportation solutions—that will offer the school bus market even more comprehensive telematics solutions through Navistar’s OnCommand® Connection remote diagnostics and telematics solution for all makes and models. See a demo of the offerings at the STN EXPO in Reno at IC Bus booth 321 and Edulog booth 339.

S.C. Governor Vetoes Funding to Replace Oldest School Buses

Gov. Henry McMaster vetoed several items in the General Assembly's approved budget, including a provision allocating $28.9 million to start replacing decades-old school buses that give the state the infamy of operating the oldest fleet in the nation.

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Rotary's Tips for Choosing the Best Heavy-Duty Inground Lift

 

Madison, Ind.– Axle-engaging inground lifts have been the top choice for heavy-duty maintenance operations for more than 80 years because they provide unmatched access to all serviceable parts of trucks, buses and other large vehicles and can be used to perform virtually any heavy-duty maintenance or repair task.

IC Bus Enters Gasoline School Bus Market

IC Bus joins the expanding gasoline market for conventional school buses with the unveiling of its new CE Series this week at the Oklahoma Association for Pupil Transportation conference.

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