Management

IC Bus to offer motorcoaches

Posted on October 9, 2008

SAN DIEGO — IC Bus plans to enter the motorcoach market in 2010, the company announced at the American Public Transportation Association Expo here earlier this week.

The school and commercial bus manufacturer showed attendees a rendering of its concept coach, which officials said will leverage parent company Navistar’s strengths in aerodynamic design, quiet and fuel-efficient engines, and safety.

“Motorcoaches are the next logical step in product development for IC Bus and are a tangible example of how Navistar leverages design elements across its businesses,” said John McKinney, VP and general manager of IC Bus.

David Hillman, director of bus marketing, said that aerodynamic design will be a key factor in providing enhanced fuel economy. “Extensive wind tunnel and aerodynamics experience can help design the bus to positively affect airflow around the total vehicle,” he said.

Related Topics: IC Bus

Comments ( 0 )
More Stories
Transfinder President and CEO Antonio Civitella presents the company's Ambassador of the Year award to Kecia Ling, the director of transportation operations at Savannah-Chatham County (Ga.) Public School System.
News

Transfinder Names ‘Ambassador of the Year’

The software developer selects Kecia Ling, the director of transportation operations at Savannah-Chatham County (Ga.) Public School System, for building routes for over 26,000 students in four months and overcoming transportation challenges during Hurricane Matthew.

A <I>PBS NewsHour</i> piece looks at the safety benefits and financial concerns involved in the issue of seat belts on school buses.
News

PBS Probes School Bus Seat Belt Debate

The PBS NewsHour piece looks at safety benefits and financial concerns involved in the issue. Interviews include transportation directors and NHTSA’s former administrator.

Be the First to Know

Get the latest news and most popular articles from SBF delivered straight to your inbox. Stay on top of the school bus industry and don't miss a thing!