Accuride Increases Brake Slack Adjuster Warranty

Accuride announced that it has extended its warranty on Gunite Automatic Slack Adjusters for school buses to cover four years or 400,000 miles as a result of improved manufacturing processes.

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FMCSA App Provides Safety Data on Bus Companies

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a new smartphone app called QCMobile that allows for more convenient access to currently available online safety performance information for interstate bus and truck companies.

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Cummins Connects With Customers Through Diagnostic Application

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Cummins Inc. (NYSE: CMI) today announced details surrounding Connected Diagnostics, the first application within the Connected Solutions suite that has been designed to work seamlessly with leading telematics providers. Cummins Connected Solutions is an innovative group of products that utilize the connection of a Cummins electronic engine to a vehicle's on-board telematics system.

Routing App Using SaaS Can Drive Cost Way Down

PHOENIX, Ariz. — Masonlane, LLC has announced today the Sunray–Pupil Logistics and Operations Management cloud-based application is using Software as a Service (SaaS) to drive the cost way down. By using the SaaS Cloud-based model, Masonlane’s operational expenses are very low, which are passed on to the customer.  Masonlane does this by utilizing a cloud-based data center, where they are able to leverage leading edge technology to produce, integrate, and support an enterprise level application.

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 of school buses. But today, GPS and telematics are common tools used by many fleets to monitor maintenance schedules, bus locations, routing and driver performance, just to name a few.

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Transfinder Breaks $10M Revenue Mark in 2014

Student transportation software provider Transfinder reported another record year in 2014 as the company posted $10.335 million in revenue, a 20-percent increase over the year prior and the first earning to break eight figures.

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