John Roselli will handle sales, education and training for the school bus OEM’s growing lineup of green vehicles.
Freightliner Custom Chassis will expand its current office building, employee parking lot, completed chassis parking, and loading and delivery operations. The facilities manufacture the chassis for the Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2.
Pedestrian detection technology could be ideal for a school bus on an urban route. ESC is particularly beneficial for a bus traveling at higher speeds.
The increased transmission warranty will be on Thomas school bus models built in 2016 that include the Allison 2500, 2550, 2300 or 2350 PTS.
The landmark Saf-T-Liner C2 goes to Bishop Bus Service in Maryland. Thomas Built has another upcoming milestone: its 100th anniversary.
BusWise for the C2 school bus will integrate Zonar’s tracking and operations solutions to provide real-time info. Features include Mobileye collision warning and a 360-degree camera system.
Gathering a team of staff members and coming up with a list of must-have items, as well as staying familiar with FMVSS and state regulations, can help save time and effort when working with the dealer to build the optimal bus for your operation.
The OEM will offer electronic stability control for the Saf-T-Liner C2, Bendix air disc brakes for the EFX and a severe duty harness for the HDX and EFX.
Patty Riviello, The Trans Group’s vice president of human resources, wins the Thomas Built Buses Continuing Education Award. The $2,500 grant is presented annually to an employee of a contractor.
The OEM has become a minority investor in Zonar Systems Inc. The investment is designed to help DTNA put connected services in its vehicles with even greater speed and variety.
New equipment and infrastructure and an increased workforce are designed to boost production capabilities of the Saf-T-Liner C2 facility by more than 25%, company officials say.
In his new role with the school bus OEM, Chris Russell will oversee two bus body plants, a chassis plant, a component fabrication plant and related logistics operations.