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BusCon 2017 product showcase

Posted on September 11, 2017

  A-1 Alternative Fuel Systems

After years of experience with roof-mount CNG systems on refuse and heavy-duty transit vehicles, A-1 Alternative Fuel Systems is introducing a new roof-mounted CNG system for paratransit shuttle buses. Placing the tanks on the roof of shuttle buses allows for higher CNG fuel capacity, giving end-users a better range than what would be achievable with tanks underneath the bus, with fuel capacity options going up to 67 GGE (gasoline gallons equivalent). Booth #415. www.a1autoelectric.com 

Accurate Technologies Inc.

Remote Dashboard offers convenient, adaptable, location-independent, safer viewing, and interaction with your important VISION data. Software reduces in-vehicle distractions, while improving user safety. The solution is convenient, easy-to-use, and fully secure. Booth #1418.
www.accuratetechnologies.com

Alex Original Ltd.

The new Aero 2500 rooftop air conditioning unit is a low-weight unit made with superb ABS plastic, with a special UV layer for longer product life. It features a low aerodynamic profile, top-quality components, and is ideal for safe installation on any van, mini-bus, or specialty vehicles with up to 20 passengers, providing high-level comfort of 40,800 BTUs. Booth #531. www.alex-original.com

AMF-Bruns of America

The Hide-A-Way is the industry’s only wheelchair securement system in which the retractors are fully-integrated into the floor — freeing up valuable floor space and increasing passenger capacity. Flip seats can be installed directly over the concealed restraints. Booth #1223. www.amfbrunsamerica.com

Cradlepoint

The Cradlepoint COR IBR900 Series is a ruggedized 3G/4G LTE networking platform that is purpose-built to meet the needs of in-vehicle use and can provide connectivity across a broad range of M2M and IoT applications. This cloud-managed routing platform supports Cradlepoint NetCloud Engine and the Extensibility Platform to meet an array of customer connectivity needs and applications. Booth #1223. www.cradlepoint.com

Freedman/FMS Seating

Introducing the newest addition to the popular Eleganza Collection, the Palermo seat serves your economical needs without compromising style or comfort. The executive line by FMS Seating includes the market’s most complete seating solutions with luxury and safety at the forefront of its design and engineering. In addition, new armrests feature a coach-style design to accentuate your executive seats by FMS and Freedman Seating. The matching Messina armrest is perfect for in between seats or against the vehicle wall. Both armrests are available in wood grain, carbon fiber, and solid black or gray. Booth #620, 1115. www.fmsseating.com

HALFEN

HALFEN manufactures heavy-duty toothed-mounting channels and toothed T-bolts, which are used for mounting seating and equipment in transportation applications worldwide. The system permits adjustment of the connection combined with high-load capacity. HALFEN channels are a durable, adjustable, long-term fixing method. Booth #514. www.halfenusa.com

HSM Transportation

Whether commuting or on a long trip, the new lightweight Helium Bus Seat is universally designed for riding comfort. The knee-saver, ultra-thin back provides added legroom, as well as lumbar support and comfort. The seat is ideal for shuttles, tour, and charter buses, as well as paratransit buses. Also available with Type 1, Type 2, and USR seat belts. Booth #639. www.hsmsolutions.com

Motor Coach Industries

The 2018 MCI J4500 features a more spacious cabin with best-in-class legroom and capacity to seat 60 comfortably, along with lighting throughout, including a programmable RGB lighting package for customizable interior color choices, seat and trim upgrades, and a bigger lavatory. Meanwhile, a new air intake system and new driver dash with a high-definition instrument panel are advancements operators will appreciate. Booth #439a. www.J4500-Enlightened.co

ProFusion Industries

The Astra Flor™ System is a group of flooring, step tread, and nosing components that allow shuttle and transit bus manufacturers to meet all of their floor system requirements. Its latest offering, Harbor, enables you to add matching step-tread components to complete this Made-in-America flooring system. Booth #422. www.profusionindustries.com

REI

MegaMedia™ enhances your passengers’ on-board experience by providing movies, TV shows, and games streamed wirelessly to their personal devices like smartphones, tablets, and computers. Passengers simply connect, explore their options, and enjoy their selection. REI will also debut the HD5 Series DVRs, which maximizes record time with triple-streaming technology; saves time and money with easy wireless upgrades; and accommodates current equipment by being backwards-compatible, plus flexible and scalable. Booth #615. www.radioeng.com

Rosco Vision Systems

Safe-T-Scope360™ has been developed to reduce collisions and increase safety. Four camera images, either shown together or separately, provide a 360-degree surround view of the vehicle, reducing blind spots and displaying VRUs and other obstacles in blind zones. Booth #1215. www.roscovision.com

ThirdNet USA

ThirdNet USA is showcasing three products: the TN-IVS-8000, TN-IVS-8000-TV, and Combo LTE Antenna. Together, these products will provide buses and other vehicles with various new technologies, such as mobile Wi-Fi, on-board multimedia, real-time tracking, and enhanced fleet management. Booth #533.  www.thirdnetusa.com   

                                                                                              USSC Group

USSC driver seats are ergonomically designed to help reduce day-to-day driver fatigue and stress. The structural integrity built into each seat greatly dampens erratic movements caused by varying road surfaces. P1M mechanical suspension integrates the best in seat ergonomics. Booth #620. www.USSCGroup.com

Vehicle Inspection Systems

The BrakeMate™ brake maintenance system is designed to service heavy-vehicle brake assemblies and reduce manual lifting. The unit reduces heavy lifting of the caliper, hub, and rotor from the vehicle. Booth #428. www.VIScheck.net/brakemate

                                                                            



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