Manufacturing

Blue Bird Among All-Electric School Buses Teased at ACT EXPO

LONG BEACH – TransPower’s chief executive officer shared details at the Advanced Clean Transportation EXPO of its partnership with Blue Bird to bring a new all-electric, zero-emissions school bus to market, one of several already on the road or soon to be made available.

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REV Group Acquires Midwest Automotive Designs

MILWAUKEE, WI – REV Group (NYSE: REVG), a $2+ billion manufacturer of industry-leading specialty vehicle brands and leading provider of parts and services, today announced the acquisition of Midwest Automotive Designs (“Midwest”), a leading custom van “upfitter” that develops and manufactures luxury vehicles for end segments including motorhomes, shuttle vans, limousines, and customized executive transportation vehicles. This acquisition enhances REV’s product offerings in both its Recreation and Commercial segments through the RV and bus divisions, by adding a selection of Class B RVs and multiple products for the luxury Limousine, Charter and Tour (“LCT”) bus markets, respectively.

Neilsen Named New CEO of Daimler Trucks North America

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) announced that Chief Operating Officer Roger Neilsen will become chief executive officer and president, effective April 1. He will oversee all brands, includingThomas Built Buses.

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REV Group Reports First-Quarter Results, Full-Year Guidance

A little over a month after going public, Collins Bus Corporation’s parent company REV Group, Inc. (REVG) reported first-quarter net sales of $442.9 million, a nearly 19-percent increase over the same period last year, while also setting guidance for annual results.

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Navistar Reiterates Annual Guidance with Q1 Results

Navistar reported a net loss of $62 million or $0.76 per share in the first quarter but remained on track with previously announced annual guidance following the close of the Volkswagen Truck & Bus alliance.

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