RENO, Nev. – July 7, 2017 – IC Bus will showcase its latest innovations designed for the CE and RE buses at the STN Expo Conference and Trade Show on Monday and Tuesday, July 10-11, 2017, in Reno, Nevada.
“At IC Bus, we are committed to design our buses with both the passenger and the driver top of mind. Our goal is to be the best in passenger safety and total cost of ownership, including dynamic service and support,” says Trish Reed, vice president and general manager, IC Bus. “We continue to innovate and develop affordable, reliable and safe bus options for drivers and customers alike, and we are thrilled to highlight our newest innovations here at STN Expo. From over-the-air (OTA) programming with OnCommand® Link to gasoline and propane engines on display, we are giving our clients more choices to meet their school bus transportation needs.”
IC Bus representatives will be onsite at the company’s STN Expo booth 321 to showcase the following innovations and vehicles, and emphasize the company’s strategies around connected vehicles, quality, and products.
Gasoline-Powered CE School Bus
This bus is designed to make ownership more affordable and to provide easier maintenance for school districts and contractors, and will utilize the purpose-built Power Solutions International’s (PSI) modern and highly-efficient 8.8L V8 gasoline engine paired with commercial grade transmissions.
Propane engine by PSI for CE School Bus
See the PSI propane engine that is purpose-built for the school bus industry in the IC Bus booth.
RE Series School Bus with Cummins® L9
"Adding the proven, market-accepted Cummins L9 to the RE Series is fundamental to our strategy to provide our customers with the broadest selection of mid-range diesel engines," said Trish Reed, vice president and general manager, IC Bus. "The addition of the L9 to the RE Series school bus provides customers with a winning combination of uptime, performance and durability.”
Over-the-Air Programming (OTA) with OnCommand® Link
OTA programming of engine control modules (ECM) is available for IC Bus™ models powered by Navistar® proprietary engines and by Cummins® engines. OTA enables the bus driver, maintainer or fleet manager to stay current with the latest engine recalibrations and get detailed health reports available through OnCommand® Connection.
Pre/Post Inspection Tool
The semi-automated inspection tool harnesses the power of IC Bus’ Diamond Logic® software and leads to quicker and more accurate pre- and post-inspections. The tool is available and demos are available in the IC Bus booth.
Smart seating options available for viewing, including products offered by SafeGuard Seat by IMMI.
The newly designed windows minimize the effort needed to operate and offer greater protection against leaking. The windows are now available for order.
For more information on the complete line of buses and new technology offered by IC Bus, visit the STN Expo booth 321, a local IC Bus dealer or http://www.icbus.com.
Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) is a holding company whose subsidiaries and affiliates produce International® brand commercial and military trucks, proprietary diesel engines, and IC Bus™ brand school and commercial buses. An affiliate also provides truck and diesel engine service parts. Another affiliate offers financing services. Additional information is available at www.Navistar.com.
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