Manufacturing

Prestolite Awarded Standard Position by Daimler Trucks

Novi, Mich.--Prestolite Electric, a global manufacturer and supplier of OE and aftermarket starters and alternators, has been awarded standard position by Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) on several new commercial vehicles set to launch in multiple markets between late 2019 and early 2020.

IIHS: Vehicle Crash-Avoidance Systems Reduce Injuries

As lane-departure warnings and blind-spot detection systems become an option for school buses, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety published research that claims the technology could have prevented more than 70,000 injuries in passenger vehicle crashes, according to reviews of police reports.

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Fogmaker North America Welcomes Michael Gaborcik to the Team

 

Exton, Pa.-- Fogmaker North America is pleased to announce a new member of our ever-growing team with the addition of Michael Gaborcik as Regional Sales Manager. With over 19 years of experience in the bus industry, Michael has worked directly with bus manufactures and end-users and brings a wealth of knowledge and understanding of fleets throughout North American markets.

Blue Bird Delivers Strong Fiscal 2017 Third Quarter; Authorizes Capital Stock Repurchase Program

Unit Sales up 2%, Net Income up $23.0 million and Adjusted EBITDA down $0.3 million

Full Year Net Sales guidance narrowed; Adjusted EBITDA and Adjusted Free Cash Flow guidance lowered

FORT VALLEY, Ga.-- Blue Bird Corporation (BLBD) (Blue Bird), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2017 third quarter results and the authorization by its Board of Directors of a capital stock repurchase program.

New Volvo Models First to Make Bendix Flagship Driver Assistance Technology Standard

ELYRIA, Ohio – For the first time in North America, the camera- and radar-based collision mitigation technology of Bendix® Wingman® Fusion is now standard equipment on heavy-duty trucks. Both the VNR and VNL series from Volvo Trucks North America will come with Volvo Active Driver Assist, which integrates Fusion to create a comprehensive, leading-edge system.