To reinforce its commitment to this market, Irizar created its own company last year Irizar ...
An agreement has been reached for the sale of Coach USA to an affiliate of Variant ...
Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), the largest transit bus ...
Two 2019 Van Hool CX45 Coaches for Allstar Chauffeured Services Based out of Troy, Michigan, Allstar Chauffeured Services has taken delivery of two new 2019 Van Hool CX45 coaches with many upgraded amenities that compliment their premium vehicle line. Each coach is powered by a Cummins engine with Allison transmission, and include many passenger conveniences […]
The people from MCI very graciously invited us to take a close look at the first prototype electric J4500e CHARGE coach on the road. Since we knew that our National Bus Trader readers would be interested, we quickly accepted. Hence, we were able to poke our heads into each compartment, take photos and check out […]
The MCI Academy – the first motorcoach training program to earn Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) accreditation in 2017 – is breaking more new ground with a new U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) national registered Motorcoach Technician Apprenticeship Program. Intended to promote top maintenance of motorcoaches, the program allows participating operators to offer apprenticeships to recruit new entrants […]
Temsa North America Inc Temsa recently announced that they are moving to a company-owned distributor for the American market. This is a substantial show of confidence in the American market as well as the Temsa products. Creating a new distributor for national support is a major undertaking and somewhat unique. Those historians among our readers […]
Coach Solutions ABC Companies is a leading provider to the transportation industry with diverse solutions including coach and bus products, parts, service and customer support. As the exclusive distributor of the industry leading Van Hool motorcoach brand for over 30 years, ABC has been proud to deliver over 11,000 new coaches to the North American […]
The Pacific Bus Museum is seeking donations fo complete the restoration of the museum’s oldest bus, East Bay Transit Lines 308, a 1932 Twin Coach Model 15. 308 was acquired by the museum in 1995 and was stored along with a number of the museum’s non-running buses in Williams, California. In the later part of 2014 […]
After 24 editions of Busworld Europe in the picturesque city of Kortrijk, Busworld is moving to Brussels, the capital of Belgium – and Europe. Easier to reach with an international airport and train station next door, more hotel rooms, a lively city with top of the bill food service and entertainment, the European Commission just […]
by David Hubbard Photos courtesy of Prevost The 2019 Volvo 9700 on exhibit from Prevost during the United Motorcoach Association (UMA) Expo, January 6-10, 2019, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, will introduce several bold new features certain to change the game and open new doors. Together with the bright and airy interior design, the debut of adjustable […]
Prevost, a member of Volvo Group, has announced the opening of its new service center in Orlando, Florida. With this addition, the company’s Parts and Service Network is growing again after the opening of four new service centersin North America last year. With now 15 service locations, Prevost strengthens its network, already unmatched in the […]
In 2018, Peter Pan Bus Lines celebrated its 85th Anniversary. We were reluctant to let this milestone pass without taking note. One of the better-known and better-respected bus operations in the United States, Peter Pan Bus Lines combines the attributes of an immigrant heritage, a history of scheduled service and continued ownership by the founding […]
2019 Prevost Motorhome Expo February 13 & 14 , 2019 West Palm Beach , Florida The Prevost Motorhome Expo will be held Wednesday & Thursday February 13th & 14th , 2019 at the South Florida Expo Center in West Palm Beach , Florida. As in the past – the Prevost Motorhome Expo will be Free […]
DES PLAINES, ILLINOIS, NOVEMBER 19, 2018: (TSX:NFI) Motor Coach Industries (MCI), a U.S. subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., (“NFI”), the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America announced SouthWest Transit, Eden Prairie, MN, is known for delivering a trailblazing standard of service to its passengers in the southwest Minneapolis […]
DECATUR, IL – (January 16, 2017) – T/CCI Manufacturing, a world leader in compressor technology including reciprocating, swash plate, wobble plate, and variable compressor designs, is introducing two new compressors for the bus market in the United States and Canada. The QPS 65 Swash Plate compressor provides the latest technology and design for buses, transport […]
Diecast Model Buses Impress in A Big Way! By: Lisa O’ Shields There’s something to be said for the feeling a bus company owner must feel when viewing a new acquisition to the fleet as it pulls into the company’s yard for the first time. Possibly sporting new graphics and costing hundreds of thousands […]
Double-deck buses have been around the United States for approximately a century. They have traditionally and repeatedly been used to transport larger groups of people. At the same time they have turned heads and created a great deal of interest. The model TD925 Van Hool double-deck coaches currently offered by ABC Companies are easily among […]