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Proterra announces president of Powered and Energy business units

Proterra today announced Gareth Joyce as President of its Proterra Powered and Energy business units. As President of Proterra Powered and Energy, Gareth will lead Proterra’s growing business as a provider of its electric vehicle technology to commercial manufacturers and charging infrastructure solutions for heavy-duty electric fleets. In his role, Gareth will report directly to […]

BusPatrol partners with Suffolk County to safeguard children to and from school

Students that take the school bus to and from school in Suffolk County will now be protected by advanced safety technology, thanks to a new partnership with BusPatrol. BusPatrol is a safety tech company based in Virginia which equips entire school bus fleets with stop-arm enforcement technology at zero cost to school districts or municipalities. […]

IC Bus Kicks Off Electric Bus Tour Through California

Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 IC Bus kicked off its electric bus tour – a two-week, eight stop event that brings its production model CE Series Electric bus to school districts and IC Bus® dealerships across California. Joined by In-Charge Energy, a leading energy and electric vehicle (EV) infrastructure solutions company and partner of Navistar, as well […]

TRATON and Navistar reach definitive acquisition agreement

One of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, and Navistar International Corporation (Navistar), a leading U.S. truck maker, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement pursuant to which TRATON will become the owner of all of the outstanding common shares of Navistar not already owned by TRATON at a price of […]

IMMI Market Development and Regulatory Affairs Manager honored into the 2020 MACPS Hall of Fame.

Longtime IMMI Market Development and Regulatory Affairs Manager Charles “Charlie” Vits was recently honored into the 2020 Manufacture Alliance of Child Passenger Safety (MACPS) Hall of Fame.  The MACPS Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who have made significant contributions which have contributed to saving more lives of children in passenger vehicles. “Whether in a […]

DATTCO announces a leadership transition for its Sales and Service Division

DATTCO announced a leadership transition for its Sales and Service Division, effective immediately. Jim Gallant, who just marked his 25th anniversary with DATTCO, has assumed the senior vice president of sales and service position. The sales team has been enhanced with the addition of Brett Adams, who joins DATTCO as vice president of sales and […]

NEXS announces the promotion of Liz Sanchez to COO of North America Student Transportation

National Express School (NEXS), a safety leader in student transportation, announced the promotion of Liz Sanchez to chief operating officer (COO) of North America Student Transportation. Sanchez is an industry veteran and proven leader in the student transportation business. With more than 30 years of experience, she most recently served as COO and senior vice […]

Madera USD takes first California delivery of V2G-capable Type-D all-electric school buses

A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., a leading provider of clean transportation solutions, delivered the first Type-D all electric school buses in California with Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) capabilities. The Blue Bird EV school buses were delivered to Madera Unified School District in August, the first of many Type-D electric buses that can charge with both standard AC or […]

Lion Electric partners with HK Truck Center to bring electric buses to New Jersey

Lion Electric (Lion), an innovative manufacturer of zero-emission vehicles, announced that H.K. Truck Center, a leading New Jersey-based truck dealership, will distribute, sell and service Lion’s complete lineup of zero-emission buses and trucks in the state. Under the agreement, H.K. Truck Center will serve as the regional dealer for Lion’s extensive portfolio of innovative heavy-duty […]

Hundreds of Blue Bird electric school buses deployed throughout the United States

Electric vehicles have experienced significant growth in the past decade, and school buses are no exception. Since their introduction in 2018, school bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation, has seen a surge in demand for their 100-percent electric school buses. While a majority of these buses have been sold in California, the interest in electric is […]