Friday, March 31, 2023


Bridgestone’s Warren County Plant, which produces commercial truck and bus tires, in Morrison, Tennessee. (Photo courtesy of Bridgestone.)

Bridgestone Plans $550M Expansion of Tire Plant

Bridgestone Americas has announced a major expansion and modernization of its Warren County, Tennessee, Truck and Bus Radial (TBR) Tire Plant, located in Morrison. The...

A-Z Bus Sales Expands Business Into West Texas with Acquisition

A-Z Bus Sales, the Blue Bird dealer in California and Hawaii, closed its acquisition of Blue Star Bus Sales based in Lubbock, Texas. Financial...
Blue Bird said its new Class 5-6 electric chassis developed with eLightning Motors doubles the OEM's total addressable market.

WATCH: Blue Bird Enters Commercial Market with Electrified Class 5-6 Chassis

Blue Bird is not only a school bus manufacturer anymore. The company based in Fort Valley, Georga is partnering with Lightning eMotors to go after...

Latest EPA NOx Emissions Rulemaking Could Further Increase School Bus Prices

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency unveiled proposed rulemaking to further reduce oxides of nitrogen (NOx) by 45 percent from heavy-duty commercial engines by as...
A view inside the new Pegasus Specialty Vehicles plant, which plans to begin rolling small- and medium-duty school bus off the line this spring.

New Pegasus Bus Manufacturer Opens Ohio Plant

Pegasus Specialty Vehicles is ramping up to begin production on new small- and medium-sized school buses. The company based in Dunkirk, Ohio, was officially formed...

STN EXPO Reno Panel Discusses Nuances of Air Purification on the School Bus

RENO, Nev. – A discussion at STN EXPO Reno moderated by a student transportation professional included representatives of various school bus ventilation technologies who...

March 2023

In this month's issue, our cover story dives into the details of using student rider data to accurately track...

Buyer’s Guide 2023

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


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