Orders for Navistar Class 6-8 trucks hit a nearly two-year high last month, which the company attributed to its decision announced on Sept. 3 to add the Cummins ISB 6.7L diesel engine with SCR aftertreatment to its medium-duty vehicle line, including IC Buses.
Employees of school bus routing and management software provider Transfinder moved in more than a month ago, but the rest of the industry now gets a peek at the company's new corporate facility in Schenectady, N.Y. A ribbon-cutting ceremony officially opening the new building is scheduled for Thursday.
Mesa (Ariz.) Public Schools became the first school district to win the Propane Autogas Fleet award from the Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) at the Green Fleet Conference & Expo in Phoenix.
While some "essential" programs such as TSA remained intact following the failure of Congress to fund the federal government as of midnight Tuesday, certain programs such as Head Start are already feeling ill effects.
Northside Independent School District in San Antonio, Texas, has agreed to settle the lawsuit it filed more than a year ago against Caterpiller Inc. and local distributor Holt Cat, after a school bus fire forced the district to ground another 24 buses with the same diesel engine.