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MCLEAN, Va. -- United Bus Technology (UBT) has launched its flagship product NetBox to provide onboard Wi-Fi and entertainment to benefit both bus operators and travelers. NetBox, one of the most affordable all- in-one platforms, was developed by UBT with cutting-edge technologies for the motorcoach industry. It provides high-speed Internet connection with MegaWifi, a movie- streaming system with OnCoach Cinema, and GPS-based fleet management solution MegaTrac. "Compared to airlines, the technology used in the motorcoach industry is severely behind, resulting in a...

 
RENTON, Wash. -- TRP has expanded its product offerings to include a full line of lubricants for all makes of trucks and buses. Available in the United States, Canada and Latin America, TRP Engine Oil, TRP Synthetic Transmission Oil and TRP Synthetic Gear Oil are the newest additions to the company's global catalog of more than 110,000 parts and products. "Providing industry professionals with products they can depend on, TRP products are designed and tested to exceed the...

MADISON, Ind. - Repair shops with aging heavy-duty in-ground lifts have an alternative to purchasing an expensive new lift - a Rotary Lift retrofit in an existing pit. Rotary Lift's 70Q, MOD30 and MOD35 heavy-duty in-ground lifts are available as direct structural "frame-only" replacements for all the company's standard in-ground lifts, as well as most competitive lifts. If an existing pit is still good, this strategy can save shops up to 50 percent of the cost of installing...

STEVENSVILLE, Md. -- Vehicle lift company Stertil-Koni has introduced the ST 1130 mobile column lift, featuring a lifting capacity of 29,000 pounds per column and 116,000 pounds for a set of four. The new model is engineered to deliver an optimal combination of high-capacity lifting and added productivity, efficiency and durability. The ST 1130, without any reduction sleeves,...

ORMAIZTEGI, Spain - After a year in the U.S. market, Spanish bus and motorcoach manufacturer Irizar is slowly making inroads with customers and continues pursuing its goal of capturing 10 percent of the premium coach market in the next four or five years. "We had a really good year," said Axier Etxezarreta, director of Irizar USA. "It has been a challenge, but whenever you enter...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - Five members of the United Motorcoach Association board of directors and one associate director have been re-elected and one new member has been tapped to join the board. Board members who were re-elected are: • Region I (the West): Jeff Polzien of Red Carpet Charters in Oklahoma City and Dennis Streif of Vandalia Bus Lines in Caseyville, Ill. • Region II (the...

IMLAY CITY, Mich. -- Krystal, a longtime leader in luxury bus design and a REV Group brand, has been redesigned from the inside out for 2017. The new design follows Krystal's relocation to Imlay City, home to one of REV Bus Group's production facilities. Partnering with Premier Products, known for the high-level safety in belted coach seating, REV has introduced
its own custom...



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