Special Needs Transportation

Thomas Built Buses, Trans Tech Partner to Introduce New Type A School Bus

Posted on July 30, 2019

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses has partnered with Type A school bus manufacturer Trans Tech to introduce a new narrow body Type A school and activity bus.

The new bus, called the Minotrek, can carry up to 20 passengers, has a 138-inch chassis platform, and is available with a gasoline or diesel engine, according to a news release from Daimler Trucks North America, the parent company of Thomas Built Buses.

“As one of the leaders in Type A school bus manufacturing, we are delighted to partner with Trans Tech on this new Type A option for the industry,” said Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses. “This pairing will bring together the fuel-efficient innovations that Trans Tech is known for along with Thomas Built’s quality, durability, safety, and reliability. The Minotrek will be a great addition for schools, childcare centers, churches, activity centers, and youth organizations looking for a new option.”

The Minotrek is also available with multiple seating styles and an array of optional features, according to Daimler.

“We are proud to partner with Thomas Built Buses and are honored that they chose Trans Tech to manufacture their new Minotrek Type A school bus,” said John Phraner, president of Trans Tech. “Our partnership with Thomas Built Buses will provide even greater product choice for school districts and contractors alike.”

For more information about the Minotrek Type A school and activity bus, contact your local Thomas Built Buses dealer here.

Related Topics: Thomas Built Buses, Trans Tech Bus, Type A/small buses

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