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Allison Transmission Says Fuel Economy Increased for 1000 Series & 2000...

INDIANAPOLIS — Allison Transmission today announced availability of its latest fuel economy technology for its 1000 Series and 2000 Series. Referred to as xFE,...

Allison Transmission Nine-Speed Automatic is Destined for School Buses

School buses will be among the medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles that will benefit from a new nine-speed, fully automatic transmission that targets reduced...

Motiv Power Systems to Power 13 All-Electric School Buses in Zero-Emission...

FOSTER CITY, Calif.  –​ Motiv Power Systems, in partnership with Type-A school bus manufacturer Trans Tech, is bringing zero-emission school buses to the Sacramento...

Blue Bird Announces New Allison Transmission FuelSense 2.0

Blue Bird announced that it is equipping its school buses with the new FuelSense 2.0 software update from Allison Transmission to optimize fuel economy...

Volkswagen Truck & Bus Enters N.A. Market with Navistar Alliance

Volkswagen Truck & Bus is taking a 16.6 percent equity stake in Navistar, as the two companies entered into a technology collaboration and procurement joint...

School Buses Target of New Electrified Drivetrain Project

A new heavy-duty electric drivetrain specifically designed for school buses and transit buses is being tested this fall with the promise of increased performance,...

More Hybrid School Buses on the Way to California District

Napa Valley Unified School District has long been known as one of if not the earliest adopters of electric and hybrid school buses. Soon,...

Final Rule on CDL Improvements: How Will It Affect Your Operations?

by the National School Transportation Association On July 31, 2002 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published new rules affecting commercial drivers and...

September 2019

This technology issue covers onboard tablets, disruptions in the industry, new emerging technology and the industry’s Super...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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