The school and shuttle bus manufacturer is awarded as Ford’s top volume pool account for 2017.
Operators see reliable and quieter operation, fuel cost savings, and longer brake life. They recommend partnering with utility companies, installing charging infrastructure before receiving buses, and extensive driver training.
The school and commercial bus distributor sells the stock of its company to John McKinney, former president of Navistar’s global bus division, and an investment group led by Brightwater Partners.
Starcraft Bus, Elkhart Coach, and Glaval Bus place first, second, and third for the first time ever for the month of July as Ford’s top volume pool accounts.
The school and shuttle bus manufacturer was the top volume pool account in the bus category for Ford in 2015 and for the 10th year in a row. Starcraft has purchased and sold more Ford E-Series chassis than any other bus manufacturer in North America since 2006.
The e-Quest XL electric bus, a Starcraft body on a Ford F59 chassis, uses a Motiv electric powertrain. Motiv and Creative Bus Sales partner to launch the new bus.
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 school and shuttle bus manufacturer was the top volume pool account in the bus category for Ford in 2013, and the eighth year in a row. Starcraft purchases and sells Ford E350/E450 and F550/F650 bus chassis, and it attributes its success to an increasing demand for shuttle buses in the U.S. as well as its dealer network.
The school and shuttle bus manufacturer was the top volume pool account in the bus category for Ford in 2012, an accomplishment the company has held for seven consecutive years. Starcraft purchases and sells Ford E350/E450 and F550/F650 bus chassis, and it attributes its success to an increasing demand for shuttle buses during the economic recovery in the U.S. and having an excellent dealer network.
Located in Kankakee, Ill., Midwest Transit Equipment has over 200 employees and five locations to serve its customers. The school bus dealership is dedicated to providing safe, reliable equipment, and offers many different buses, parts and services.
Adjusting your parts inventory to fulfill the needs of your technicians and to address the repairs that occur most will help bus maintenance and parts ordering in your shop run smoothly.
The school and shuttle bus manufacturer reached the milestone earlier this month when Creative Bus Sales in Chino, Calif., took delivery of the bus for Nevada RTC. President of Starcraft Bus and Federal Coach David Wright presents an award to Tony Matijevich, owner and president of Creative Bus Sales, to commemorate the event.
The manufacturer's new multi-function school activity bus, the Prodigy XP, offers steel-cage construction, seat belts and air conditioning among its standard features.
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