April 1, 2013
New D4505 coaches will reflect the company’s updated look and come equipped with wheelchair lifts and digital amenities now available on all of its newer coaches.
February 7, 2013
L.A. Metro announced plans to order 550 New Flyer Xcelsior natural gas buses, powered with the ISL G 8.9 liter engine, to be deployed in 2014 and 2015. The San Diego MTS announced the decision to purchase up to 350 Gillig 40-foot low floor buses and 118 New Flyer 60-foot low floor articulated buses, also powered with the ISL G 8.9.
January 25, 2013
The Cummins ISL9 and ISX12 clean-diesel engines meet the 2013 U.S. EPA regulations as well as the 2014 U.S. Department of Transportation greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency standards, achieving fuel-economy improvements for motorcoach customers.
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 24, 2012
Equipped with a Cummins engine, Allison B500 transmission and three-point seat belts. The Jak Rabbit Lines coach is also equipped with REI Audio/Video, Alcoa rims, 110-volt plug outlets and a rear camera.
August 23, 2012
In addition to meeting EPA 2013 requirements, the Cummins engines meet the 2014 Fuel Efficiency and Greenhouse Gas Regulations in 2013, a full year early.
July 18, 2012
As part of the acquisition, 133 former Hilite employees have joined Cummins and the business will continue to operate from the plant at Marktheidenfeld for the foreseeable future.
July 2, 2012
The coach is powered by a Cummins ISX engine coupled to an Allison GenIV B500 transmission.
November 23, 2011
The new Cummins engine and Allison transmission package on the coaches meet 2010 EPA standards that mandate near-zero NOx and particulate-matter emissions. It's a feature that appeals especially to Hawaii's Royal Star, which caters to an eco-conscious clientele.
October 4, 2011
Cummins GM, worldwide bus business, Tom Hodek said the company will meet the OBD as well as the GHG and fuel-efficiency requirements by Jan. 1, 2013, on Monday morning.
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