Saturday, November 28, 2020

Manufacturing

FIle photo of the IC Bus plant in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

City of Tulsa, Navistar at Impasse Over School Bus Manufacturing Plant

A Navistar representative said it is “unfathomable” that the City of Tulsa, Oklahoma, appears unwilling to negotiate new lease terms for the company’s school...

School Industry Manufacturers Switch Up Operations to Meet COVID-19 Demands

As school districts have shifted to a new normal of delivering meals and utilizing school buses as Wi-Fi hotspots, many school transportation industry suppliers have also switched up their operations...
The IC Bus Tulsa manufacturing plant is referred to as “The Green Mile,” for its emerald-hued, mile-long assembly floor.

School Bus Payment Deferrals Available to Customers During COVID-19 Closures

Two school bus manufacturers are offering leeway to their customers on school bus payments during the coronavirus outbreak. In a press release issued on April...

Industry Manufacturing Pivots to Medical-Grade Products for COVID-19 Management

A nationwide search for respirator masks and other personal protective equipment (PPE) that hospitals and first responders desperately need to combat the coronavirus pandemic,...
A 2015 file photo of the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 plant in High Point, North Carolina.

Thomas Built Buses Closes Production Plant After Employee Diagnosed With COVID-19

School bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses announced its Saf-T-Liner C2 plant in High Point, North Carolina is closed until April 6, after an employee...
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TRATON Group Attempts to Acquire All Navistar Common Shares

All eyes are on Navistar stock as it increased over 50 percent on the news yesterday that an offer was made to acquire the...

November 2020

This month’s issue features articles on the transportation director of the year, Todd Watkins of Montgomery County Public Schools...

Buyer’s Guide 2020

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information for state,...

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