Blue Bird Applauds EPA Doubling its Clean School Bus Rebate Awards to Nearly $1 Billion

Funds Accelerate Adoption of Zero- and Low-Emission School Buses; Improve Student and Community Health MACON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, lauds yesterday’s announcement by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to double the funding awarded for clean school buses to nearly $1 billion this year. The […]

KBRA Releases Research – Retail Sales Growth Outpacing Inflation YoY, but Deepening Inflationary Expectations and Tightening Rates May Pressure Growth

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#KBRA–KBRA releases research examining August 2022 retail sales. This month’s commentary discusses the resilience of consumer demand, as retail sales growth has continued to outpace inflation despite the increasing entrenchment of rising prices and interest rate hikes. Click here to view the report. Related Publications July Retail Sales Flat as Cheaper Gas Eases […]

Automotive-Compliant Precision Op-Amps from Diodes Incorporated Offer Wide Dynamic Range and Low Noise Operation

PLANO, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Diodes Incorporated (Diodes) (Nasdaq: DIOD) is addressing the need for advanced signal conditioning in modern automotive designs by introducing two precision operational amplifiers (op-amps) aimed at different signal frequency scenarios. The low signal-to-noise ratio characteristics of the DIODES™ AS2376Q mean it is optimized for high frequency usage, such as in on-board chargers (OBCs), […]

ADS-TEC Energy, P97 Networks and EvGateway Announce Turnkey, Ultra-Fast EV Charging Solution for Convenience and Fuel Retailers

Collaboration enables retailers—including the 66,000+ P97 Networks locations around the world—to easily add ultra-fast EV charging Companies to demo offering at NACS Expo 2022 LAS VEGAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#EVInfrastructure—ADS-TEC Energy (NASDAQ: ADSE) today announced a collaboration with P97 Networks and EvGateway to offer a turnkey solution that will make it easier for convenience stores, gas stations and […]

Ryder Releases 2021 Corporate Sustainability Report

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ryder System, Inc. (NYSE: R), a leader in supply chain, dedicated transportation, and fleet management solutions, announces its release of the Ryder 2021 Corporate Sustainability Report (CSR). The 2021 CSR Report highlights the company’s ongoing commitment and continuous progress in the areas of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) from January 1 through December 31, […]

Updates Required: Canada ranks 19th in Zutobi survey of the worst roads globally

Ottawa, Ontario – Love pothole ridden roads and embarrassing grades? Neither do we, but no advertising is bad advertising, or so the saying goes. In a survey by driving education company Zutobi, they studied 59 countries based on the ratio of roads to land mass, road accident fatalities per capita, and changes in road quality […]

Rivian is Ready: OEM can now sell vehicles in Canada

Ottawa, Ontario — As of this week, Transport Canada has authorized Rivian to sell vehicles in Canada. While Rivian has yet to kickstart its Canadian deliveries, despite original promises that customers would receive orders by Nov. 2021, the automaker has now been certified and registered by Transport Canada. The news comes a few days after […]

Welcomes of the Week: Simplicity Car Care St. Boniface

Saint Boniface, Quebec — Simplicity Car Care has announced its newest franchisee location in Saint Boniface, Quebec. Simplicity Saint Boniface owner, Luc Bistodeau, acquired Carrosserie St-Boniface & Fils in December of 2019, and has been working in the field since 1989. Working as a body painter, technician, and paint representative, he knows the details needed […]

Fuel Surge: CIB invests $500M to develop Canadian ZEV charging, hydrogen refuelling infrastructure

Toronto, Ontario – Last Wednesday, the Canada Infrastructure Bank announced the launch of the Charging and Hydrogen Refuelling Infrastructure Initiative (CHRI), which will seek to invest $500 million into the installation of zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) chargers across Canada. According to the public interest oriented crown corporation, this project aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, accelerate […]

AkzoNobel’s SEMA Plans: Coatings company to showcase Carbeat, Dave Kindig partnership and more

Las Vegas, Nevada – Join us next month at SEMA, where AkzoNobel will showcase its paint lines, software, showcase cars and more. AkzoNobel’s indoor booth #20060 will feature the Sikkens coatings series, Carbeat proprietary production management software and Acoat Selected Business Support Services. That’s not all–if you like cars and sunshine, outdoor rig #81080 has six […]