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Navistar, Technical Schools Address Garage Shortage

Amid a growing school bus and truck driver shortage nationwide, transportation garages are also suffering from a lack of skilled workers. Navistar announced a new partnership that addresses the skilled worker issue.

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Dawson Named GM of Vehicle Service Group

MADISON, Ind. — Vehicle Service Group (VSG) has named Kirk Dawson as vice president and general manager of the Americas, effective Dec. 1, 2018. VSG is the parent company of 13 leading brands in the vehicle lift, wheel service and collision repair markets. Those include: Rotary, Chief, Forward, Ravaglioli and Direct-Lift. Dawson takes over from Matt Webster, who is retiring after 35 years with the company.

Blue Bird Propane School Bus Certified as Ultra-Low NOx

The U.S. EPA and California Air Resources Board recently signed off on the Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus that is powered by a ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel injection system and Ford 6.8L engine. They emit only 0.02 grams per brake horsepower hour, the lowest levels of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) that are available from any Class 4 through 7 propane vehicle.

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