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Propane Type A buses delivered to Oregon district
November 4, 2010
Portland Public Schools is running five NexBus units from Collins Bus Corp. that are powered by the alternative fuel. The manufacturer says that the buses exhibit excellent cold-weather starting and have a range of 300 miles.
Collins propane bus in full production
July 23, 2010
The NexBus Propane Type A has gone through certification and will be available under the Collins, Mid Bus and Corbeil brands.
Alternative Fuel Options: Spotlight on Propane and CNG
June 10, 2010

Thinking about operating buses powered by these fuels? Take into consideration the possible financial benefits, the space necessary for refueling infrastructure and what type of dispensing equipment suits the fleet, as well as employee safety and training.

Collins to present at Propane Engine Fuel Summit
March 2, 2010
Kent Tyler, president of the bus manufacturer, will speak to summit attendees this Thursday about the development and production of Collins’ NexBus Propane unit, and the benefits of propane propulsion in Type A buses.
NAPT Summit Urges Engagement
January 15, 2010

National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) members heard a major theme emerge during the general sessions and seminars at the 2009 Summit: namely, that transportation is a key part of the education system, and the industry must take on and promote that role in order to achieve larger safety and educational goals.

Collins Bus becomes NJCAA sponsor
December 8, 2009
In a three-year agreement, member schools of the National Junior College Athletic Association will receive "most favored customer" status and associated discounts from Collins Bus.
Collins names new regional sales manager
November 18, 2009
Matt Scheuler is promoted and will maintain his position as aftermarket parts manager for the Type A bus manufacturer. He will work primarily with distributors in the western regions of the U.S. and Canada.
Exploring the Benefits of Financing
November 4, 2009

Although school bus leasing and lease-purchasing have increased in popularity, many districts are still not informed about the process. Flexible financing structures are available to help districts and contractors fill their vehicle needs when budgets are tight.

Collins to offer propane-powered Type A school bus
September 2, 2009
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. has entered into an exclusive agreement with CleanFUEL USA to develop the first Type A school bus to operate on ...
Durham takes delivery of hybrid-electric school bus
August 18, 2009
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. — Durham School Services has received the first of its two NEXBUS hybrid-electric school buses from Collins Bus Corp.

The f...

First Student inks exclusive deal with Collins
August 11, 2009
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has signed a long-term agreement with Collins Bus Corp. wherein Collins will be the exclusive supplier for the contra...
Collins completes first hybrid Type A school bus
July 29, 2009
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. has completed the manufacture of its first NEXBUS hybrid-electric school bus. The Type A bus is built on a...
Collins to offer hybrid Type A school buses
April 9, 2009
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Operators of small school buses will soon have the option of utilizing hybrid technology.

Collins Bus Corp. has entere...

Collins brings new Corbeil bus line to Canada
November 1, 2008

SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. is now offering a full line of school bus products to the Canadian market.

This new Corbeil-brand prod...

Collins brings new Corbeil bus line to Canada
October 2, 2008
SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. is now offering a full line of school bus products to the Canadian market.
Collins Bus Corp. hires new VP of sales and marketing
July 31, 2008
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — John Doswell has joined Collins Bus Corp. as vice president of sales and marketing.

Doswell will report to Collins Bus Corp....

NSTA releases 2008 maintenance workshop details
July 2, 2008
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has partnered with Thomas Built Buses, IC Bus, Blue Bird Corp. and Collins Bu...
Collins Bus Corp. to serve Canadian market
January 3, 2008
HUTCHINSON, Kan. — Collins Bus Corp. will be offering a full line of school bus products to the Canadian market.

The new Corbeil line will inc...

Collins buys Corbeil assets
November 1, 2007

HUTCHINSON, Kan. — In a deal that promised to make North America’s largest producer of Type A school buses even larger, Collins Industries Inc. purcha...

Q&A: Change — and Opportunity — at Collins Industries’ Bus Division
March 1, 2007

In mid-January, Kent Tyler narrowed his focus at Collins Industries while, at the same time, broadening his responsibilities.

On Jan. 19, Tyler w...

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