Valeo Acquires Bus A/C Supplier Spheros

Global automotive supplier Valeo confirms its acquisition of German company Spheros, which provides climate control systems for school buses in North America, among other markets.


Rooftop air-conditioning units

Trans/Air’s new TA-20 Rooftop product line features rooftop units characterized by powerful cooling capacity as well as a distinctive aerodynamic design, according to the supplier.

The new TA17 C-5 Transit Style Climate Control System is designed to meet the requirements of 30-foot to 40-foot rear engine school buses, company officials said.

Trans/Air launches 3 new products

The supplier unveils a new climate control system and stainless steel skirt mount condenser as well as a new rooftop unit product line.


Alt-fuel Vehicles, Safety Tools on Tap at NAPT Trade Show

Several alternative-fuel vehicles debuted during the show in Kansas City, Missouri, including two new CNG school buses and an all-electric bus. Also, safety-related products, such as a stop-arm violation data system and a student and vehicle tracking system, grabbed the spotlight.

The IC Bus CE Cummins ISB TM43 mount, shown here, is poly-V based, which provides for proper alignment, auto tensioning and low maintenance, according to Trans/Air.

Trans/Air debuts 2 new products

The supplier is now offering a TM43 Transit Compressor and a TM43 Mount and Drive kit for IC Bus conventional school bus chassis with Cummins ISB engines.

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