Blue Springs School District also recently made a $1.2 million investment in fueling infrastructure for its compressed natural gas fleet.
The light truck adapter features a wide reach and a short standing height, allowing it to fit under a variety of light duty vehicles.
The manufacturer taps Capital City Bus Sales to be its exclusive dealer for sales and service of its full line of Type A school buses in the state.
Leonard Bus Sales wins the Type A school bus manufacturer’s top dealer honor for the third year in a row.
Summit Bus of Oklahoma City now sells and services Collins Type A buses, as does Summit Bus of Albuquerque.
Walsh previously served as VP of sales for REV Bus, which includes Type A school bus manufacturer Collins Bus. In his new role, he replaces Kent Tyler.
Key features of the new Type A include enhanced driver visibility, improved fuel economy and a narrow body with easier maneuverability, company officials say.
The OEM’s 2017 model year buses will include a redesigned entrance door with more headroom and rub-rail end caps for corrosion protection.
The industry veteran is named the new Canadian bus division national sales manager for Collins Bus parent company Allied Specialty Vehicles.
The new Transit chassis is lighter than the Ford E-350 and E-450 cutaways, which officials say allows for higher payloads and improved fuel economy in a Type A bus.
With the move, the Type A school bus manufacturer consolidates lighting purchases, transitioning from six lighting suppliers to one.
Under a new partnership with CleanFUEL USA, Allied Specialty Vehicles will expand its alt-fuel line, which currently includes Collins propane school buses.
As vice president of sales for the Type A school bus manufacturer, Leggett will lead sales efforts in the U.S. and Canada.