October 17, 2012
Coaches are equipped with a Cummins ISL 345 HP engine, Allison B500 transmission and three-point seat belts. The David Thomas Tours coach is also equipped with REI audio/video, Alcoa rims and 110-volt plug outlets.
August 16, 2010
Orion stated that the Allison Hybrid H 40 EP is now being quoted for active bids and will be available in 2011.
August 11, 2010
Agency managed to procure the 22 replacement buses from Gillig using grant dollars, local funds and stimulus money designated through the Federal Transit Administration formula grant program as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.
May 18, 2010
The agency reported that its 10 hybrid equipped buses got an average of 6.4 miles per gallon (MPG) compared with 4.1 MPG for their standard buses.
October 27, 2008
Blackhawk Express' coaches – three J4500s, including two Anniversary Editions, and two D4005s – bring the company’s all-MCI fleet to 15 coaches.
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