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Chicago’s ‘Bus on Shoulder’ success

USA Chicago’s Pace Suburban Bus has awarded Motor Coach Industries (MCI) a contract for 13 MCI Commuter Coaches with an option for 37 more.

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More fuel cell buses for US operations

USA There has been three fuel cell bus developments in the US. The University of Delaware is adding two new fuel cell buses to its fleet of two as well as installing a fuelling station on campus. The buses use a Ballard Power Systems fuel cell and Air Liquide provides the fueling technology.

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Road Map for fuel cell development

Map assesses progress of fuel cell electric buses and offers recommendations USA The California Fuel Cell Partnership has published ‘A Roadmap for Fuel Cell Electric Buses in California: A Zero- Emission Solution for Public Transit’. The Roadmap assesses the progress of fuel cell electric buses in California and globally, offering recommendations to state and federal […]

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Stagecoach invests over $20m in US coach fleet

USA Stagecoach Group is investing more than $20m in 51 new coaches to raise the profile of its growing operations in North America. Three key operating subsidiaries, based in Ohio, Chicago and New Jersey, are to share the deliveries – which begin this month. Lakefront Lines of Ohio, acquired last year by Coach America, is […]

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WABCO reveals ABS/ESC integration

USA WABCO Holdings showcased its breakthrough hydraulic antilock braking system (ABS) with integrated ESCsmart electronic stability control (ESC) at the 2013 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) in Louisville, Kentucky.

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US schoolbus manufacturers chasing $73m from China

USA US schoolbus manufacturers, Navistar’s IC Bus and Blue Bird are hoping to cash in on huge amounts of Chinese funding (worth up to $73m) as the country urgently upgrades its school transport.

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Stagecoach Group acquires Coach America assets

USA Stagecoach Group subsidiaries are to acquire selected businesses and assets from Coach America, Inc.

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Daimler Buses courts MCI after dropping Orion Buses

USA Daimler Buses has announced fundamental changes to its operations in North America. The company has signed a Letter of Intent with Motor Coach Industries International Inc (MCI) to establish a strategic partnership to combine MCI’s product, service and sales network with Setra’s North American coach distribution rights and network.

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Stagecoach expands megabus North America

Growth will result in service linking 72 cities in theUnited States and Canada via seven hubs UNITED STATES Stagecoach Group is expanding its North American megabus.com network run by its budget coach operator megabus.com into the southern United States. Low-cost coach services will start running out of a new hub in Atlanta, Georgia, to 11 […]

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APTA successful for E-Leather

USA Peterborough-based E-Leather enjoyed a successful debut at the recent APTA (American Public Transportation Association) trade fair in New Orleans, launching the firm’s eco-friendly product into the US market. Both driver and passengers seats were on display, supplied by Michigan-based manufacturer USSC Seating.

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