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Bendix Appoints Piotr Sroka President, CEO, And COO

February 29, 2024

Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC (Bendix), a North American manufacturer of safety and braking system technologies for commercial vehicles, has named Piotr Sroka as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), adding to his current Chief Operating Officer (COO) responsibilities. “His appointment supports Bendix’s commitment to delivering sustained growth in alignment with its parent company, Munich,…


GILLIG Launches Engineering Center In Colorado, Subsidiary Acquires Select Assets From Lightning eMotors And Lightning Systems

February 27, 2024

GILLIG, a manufacturer of heavy-duty transit buses in the U.S., has announced that GERCO LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, has acquired select assets from Lightning eMotors and Lightning Systems (collectively, “Lightning”) through a receivership sale, and has hired a number of former engineering employees of Lightning. In line with this expansion of GILLIG’s…


Stertil-Koni Names Sarah Stoner Canadian Regional Sales Manager

February 14, 2024

Stertil-Koni, a provider of heavy-duty vehicle lifts in North America, including bus and truck lifts, has announced that Sarah Stoner, “a recognized pro in automotive tool and equipment sales, has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager for Canada,” according to a press release. “In her new post, Stoner brings an impressive 17-year track record…


Sound Transit Orders 33 Alexander Dennis Enviro500EV Electric Double Deckers

February 13, 2024

Alexander Dennis, a subsidiary of NFI Group Inc., has announced that Sound Transit (Seattle, WA) has placed a firm order for 33 zero-emission Enviro500EV buses. The double deckers are scheduled for delivery in 2026 by Alexander Dennis Inc., the U.S. subsidiary of Alexander Dennis, and will be built in the United States by Alexander Dennis’…


ABC Companies Partners With TCI Mobility To Enhance Transportation Solutions With Ram ProMaster Vans

February 8, 2024

ABC Companies, a provider of transportation solutions, has announced a new collaboration with TCI Mobility, an upfitter of commercial vehicles. “This partnership is set to revolutionize transportation options with the introduction of the Ram ProMaster van, customized by TCI Mobility, designed to cater to diverse transportation needs with a maximum capacity of 15 passengers,” according…


Blue Bird Appoints Mike Boggess As Vice President Of Product Development

January 31, 2024

Blue Bird Corporation, a manufacturer of electric and low-emission school buses, has announced the leadership appointment of Mike Boggess, a veteran engineering and operations leader, to further innovate the company’s clean student transportation product portfolio. “Boggess has rejoined the principal school bus manufacturer as vice president of product development after a nearly five-year stint as vice…


Forest River Acquires Collins Bus

January 30, 2024

Forest River Bus, LLC., a subsidiary of Forest River, Inc., and a shuttle bus and van manufacturer, has announced the acquisition of Collins Bus. “Collins Bus, with a rich history spanning over 50 years, was founded in 1967 in Kansas City, MO, and later moved to Hutchinson, KS,” according to a press release. “Renowned for…


Complete Coach Works Begins Deliveries Involving 5-Year Mid-Life Overhaul Contract

January 23, 2024

Complete Coach Works (CCW) has announced the beginning of deliveries for a five-year contract awarded by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) to perform mid-life overhaul services for a total of 219 coaches. This is the largest single contract that CCW has been awarded in its history. “SFMTA (or Muni) is a vital organization responsible…


ABC Companies’ Senior VP, Brenda Wordelman, Promoted To Senior VP Of National Accounts

January 22, 2024

ABC Companies, a leading provider of motorcoach, transit, and specialty passenger transport equipment as well as electric mobility solutions in the USA and Canada, has announced that it will appoint Brenda Wordelman to Senior Vice President of National Accounts. In the new role, she will oversee activities for key customer relationships throughout the United States…


ABC Companies And Van Hool Announce Continuation Of Exclusive Distribution Agreement

January 16, 2024

During a recent meeting in Koningshooikt, Belgium, Filip Van Hool and Roman Cornell finalized details of continuing the existing long-term distribution agreement for Van Hool motorcoaches in the North American market through ABC Companies. Roman Cornell stated, “It is amazing to see the synergies between the Cornell and Van Hool families. Both Fillip and I…


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