IC Bus Recognizes 2016 Diamond Dealer Awards

LISLE, Ill. – IC Bus today announced the four winners of the 2016 Diamond Premier Dealer award and the 11 winners of the 2016 Diamond Dealer award. IC Bus partners with dealers throughout the United States and Canada and the award recipients have proven to be the best in their class for their efforts to improve sales and grow market share.

NSTA Pushes South Carolina to Contract School Buses

The National School Transportation Association has urged the South Carolina to consider contracting out its student transportation as an alternative to replacing the state’s aging fleet of school buses.

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New Blue Bird Dealership in South Carolina

Columbia, S.C. — In a transaction that was completed on October 17, representation of Blue Bird’s dealership agreement in the South Carolina market has now been successfully transitioned from Palmetto Bus Sales to Blanchard Machinery. Blanchard Machinery, with over 30 years of business experience, will now sell and service Blue Bird school buses in the State of South Carolina under their Blanchard Bus Centers division. Palmetto Bus Sales of Gaston, SC remains a commercial bus dealer representing other bus manufacturers. While details of the transaction were not disclosed, Blanchard was named the dealer concurrent with the sale and will step into parts and bus sales immediately, along with becoming certified for service capability on the complete line of Blue Bird buses and powertrains.

NAPT/NASDPTS: Trade Show Caps 2016 Summit

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The 2016 NAPT Summit wrapped with a thrilling trade show that showcased the technology and hardware that will carry the industry into the new year. New buses. New safety tools. New student tracking software, the trade show gave student transporters a view of what's ahead. 

ADOMANI Becomes Latest School Bus Dealer for Lion Bus

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – ADOMANI Inc. and Lion Bus, a Quebec-based manufacturer of all-electric and traditional school buses and commercial buses, are pleased to announce a new North American dealership relationship. This agreement will allow ADOMANI to add eLion all-electric Type C school buses to its expanding offering of clean fleet options for schools around the country.