Tread Lightly, Go Farther?

As transportation director for the Detroit Public Schools, Dale Goby was always looking for ways to save money without sacrificing student safety or operational efficiency. In 2005 he looked at the situation literally from the ground up. When a tire manufacturer made claims that it made a tire that would increase fuel mileage, Goby decided to give the tires a try and installed them on the rear of two special needs buses.

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Rush Enterprises Inc. Acquires Assets of Dealership Groups in Illinois and Indiana

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — Rush Enterprises, Inc., which operates the largest network of commercial vehicle dealerships in North America, today announced that its subsidiaries have acquired certain assets of CIT, Inc., which does business as Chicago International Trucks; Mcgrenho LLC, which does business as Indy Truck Sales and Indiana Mack Leasing, LLC; and the membership interests of Idealease of Chicago, LLC.

Blue Bird Dealer Holland Bus Company Completes Dealership Expansion to Support Increased Demand

HOLLAND, Mich. – Holland Bus Company recently unveiled a substantial dealership expansion to accommodate the growing demand for Blue Bird school bus sales and parts & service support. The dealership received the 2013 Best in Region Award at Blue Bird's recent Worldwide Dealer Meeting. They have been a Blue Bird dealer in the state of Michigan for over nine years.

Blue Bird Welcomes New Canadian Dealer: Dynamic Specialty Vehicles

SURREY, British Columbia — Blue Bird Corporation is proud to welcome Dynamic Specialty Vehicles to the Blue Bird dealer network. Dynamic Specialty Vehicles will provide Blue Bird customers with a first-class ownership experience through premium sales, service and parts support. Dynamic Specialty Vehicles will service the Canadian province of British Columbia and the Yukon Territory.

Diamond Companies and Roberts Truck Center to Merge

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Diamond Companies, a holding company for International Truck and IC Bus dealerships in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Tennessee, and Roberts Truck Center, LLC, a holding company for truck and bus dealerships in Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas will merge effective Jan. 1, 2014.