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October 5, 2011

Thermo King unveils streetcar, bus products

To meet customer demand for the new low-floor streetcar market, Thermo King is launching a custom mid-size HVAC unit to provide a reliable, compact and efficient solution. Engineers at Thermo King worked closely with key railcar manufacturers to produce this new unit.


October 4, 2011

Cummins to meet diagnostics, emission regs by 2013

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.


October 4, 2011

Capitol Hill view of reauthorization prospects still murky

Moderated by J. Barry Barker Jr., executive director of the Transit Authority of River City in Louisville, Ky., the session featured insights from key bipartisan congressional staff members.


October 4, 2011

EXPO opening session focuses on New Orleans rebirth, leadership changes

While the list of speakers covered regions from East to West, the basic message was clear: this is a trying time for our country, and specifically the public transportation industry, but everyone must take their seat at the table to make their voice heard.


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