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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 […]

Carroll County Public Schools teams with BusPatrol to record speeding cars while dropping off students

As students prepare to head back to school in Carroll County, the school system is teaming up with a company to try and reduce the number of cars illegally zooming past buses. All of the school system’s buses will be equipped with advanced stop arm enforcement technology, including cameras, GPS tracking and more. The company […]

Navistar agrees in principle to TRATON buyout

Navistar International Corporation issued a response from its Board of Directors to the letter it received from TRATON SE on October 14. Following discussions between Navistar and TRATON, Navistar’s Board of Directors confirmed that it would be prepared to move forward with a transaction in which TRATON would acquire Navistar for $44.50 per share in […]

Indiana school district deploys Blue Bird electric school bus to increase sustainability

Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) has received a Blue Bird electric-powered school bus as part of a sustainability movement. BCSC was awarded funding from the Indiana Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust Fund that provided significant subsidies for the school bus along with the necessary charging infrastructure. The leader in electric powered school buses, Blue Bird has […]