Industry Briefs: September 15, 2019 edition

Facility tours are back for EXPO 2020!

Tour Gray Line Tennessee and Prevost Tennessee

Everyone wants to visit the Grand Ole Opry and Honky Tonk Highway when they head to Nashville for Motorcoach EXPO 2020, but attendees will have broader horizons! The United Motorcoach Association is bringing back the popular operator facility tour and adding a stop at Prevost’s Tennessee facility. Both Prevost and Gray Line of Tennessee look forward to welcoming motorcoach operators to visit and learn about their operations.

The facility tours take place on Wednesday, January 22, with motorcoaches bound for Gray Line departing from the Music City Center at 12:15 p.m. From Gray Line, coaches will take passengers to Prevost for a tour and return to the Music City Center by 6:00 p.m.


Prevost announces H3-45 deliveries

Prevost has delivered four of its new H3-45 motorcoaches to All Aboard America! of Mesa, Arizona, and three to Great Canadian Coaches of Kitchener, Ontario.

All Aboard America!, which also dispatches from facilities in Texas and New Mexico, operates a fleet of predominately Prevost motorcoaches. Great Canadian plans to acquire 42 H3-45s for its customer base covering southern Ontario and bordering states in the U.S.


Millhouser’s wit wins 2019 APEX Award

Dave Millhouser

Columnist and industry insider Dave Millhouser’s linguistic contributions to Bus & Motorcoach News competed amongst more than 1,200 entries at the 31st Annual Awards for Publication Excellence to win the award for Writing – Regular Departments & Columns. The APEX Awards recognize excellence in publishing by professional communicators and are based on excellence in graphic design, editorial content and the ability to achieve overall communications excellence. Millhouser has been writing for Bus & Motorcoach News for 13 years.

Hats off to you and your articulate antics, Dave.


UMA driver competition heads to Nashville

The United Motorcoach Association International Driver Competition adds the fun of live competition to Motorcoach EXPO. The top motorcoach drivers will get behind the wheel in Nashville during EXPO 2020, January 19-23, to see who’s the best! Visit the UMA Motorcoach EXPO website at to learn more.


GPS Insight Announces Rebranding

Fleet software provider GPS Insight has announced a rebranding of its website, logo, graphics and corporate messaging to reflect its “fresh approach to developing innovative products and enhancing the customer experience.” The company, based in Scottsdale, Arizona, creates software for vehicles, trailers and other mobile applications. Its products include telematics, in-cab cameras, electronic logging devices and fuel cards.

The rebrand “represents a broader, multi-level approach to fleet software that enables its customers to engage their fleets through actionable data,” GPS Insight announced in a press release.


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