Friday, May 14, 2021

Manufacturing

School Bus Tire Prices Continue to Climb

Bridgestone Americas announced that they will be increasing prices by 8 percent on Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires, in response to rising...

School Bus Production to Benefit from Amazon Agreement with Lion Electric

Amazon and The Lion Electric Company have entered into a master agreement for $1.1 billion in new electric truck purchases that will accelerate the...

School Bus Transmission Options for 2021

Find more specifications on each of the school bus transmissions offered in Allison’s Pupil Transportation Series. Allison Transmission The 1000/2000 Series from Allison covers all variations...

Navistar Agrees in Principle to Traton Group Acquisition

Volkswagen AG’s heavy-truck division the Traton Group said it will accept a counteroffer issued by IC Bus parent company Navistar International Corporation, to acquire...
The SynTec Seating Solutions building in High Point, North Carolina.

IMMI Acquires School Bus Competitor SynTec Seating Solutions

IMMI announced it has acquired school bus seating and occupant restraint systems manufacturer SynTec Seating Solutions from Joyson Safety Systems. Financial terms were not...
The IC Bus Tulsa manufacturing plant is referred to as “The Green Mile,” for its emerald-hued, mile-long assembly floor.

IC Bus Reaches Lease Agreement on Tulsa School Bus Manufacturing Plant

IC school buses will continue to roll off the production line near the Tulsa International Airport in Oklahoma for at least the next 20...

May 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on fleet electrification, emergency drills amid COVID-19, and seatbelt safety for students....

Buyer’s Guide 2021

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

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