Blue Bird Extends Allison 7-Year Extended Warranty into 2018

FORT VALLEY, GA — Blue Bird, North America’s leading school bus manufacturer, announced that as of January 1st they will continue to offer the industry’s best warranty for their Allison Transmission equipped diesel buses in 2018. The warranty coverage – which includes 7 years, unlimited miles – was also offered in 2017, and is applicable to all Blue Bird buses using the Allison Transmission 2500 and 2550 Pupil Transportation Series™ models. These Allison transmissions carry a comprehensive warranty, which covers 100% of parts and labor.

PowerPro Series of Heavy Duty Starter Motors Expands with New PowerPro 7.5 24V, 7.5kW Model from Leece-Neville


NOVI, Mich. -- Prestolite Electric has launched the PowerPro 7.5, an all-new 24V, 7.5kW starter motor as part of the premium PowerPro family of replacement starters from Leece-Neville® Heavy Duty Systems. Designed for use in diesel engines up to 16L, the new in-line, gear reduction starter offers industry-leading starting performance at a favorable price.

IC Bus University Celebrates 10th Year of Training

TULSA, Okla. – August 28, 2017 – IC Bus recently concluded the 2017 summer semester of IC Bus University technician training by celebrating this year’s 257 graduates at the company’s Tulsa Bus Plant in Oklahoma. Comprising of IC Bus customer technicians, the Class of 2017 represents the tenth cohort to successfully complete the company’s factory training program and join a group of more than 2,000 alumni.