Blue Bird Appoints Simon Newman to Board of Directors

Veteran precision manufacturing executive brings decades of industrial, strategy and commercial experience MACON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, today announced the appointment of Simon J. Newman to its Board of Directors, effective April 4, 2023. Newman has over 40 years of leadership experience in the fields […]

LEER Group Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for New Commercial Aluminum Cap Manufacturing Facility

ELKHART, Ind.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The LEER Group has completed its first targeted reinvestment, focused on increasing the manufacturing capacity of Commercial Aluminum Truck Caps. A ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the start of this dedicated facility was held on April 5. “The facility will provide increased production capacity needed to accommodate significant growth, specifically in the Commercial […]

micromobility.com Inc. Announces Final Pre-Order Date for Wheels One to Ensure 2023 Delivery

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–micromobillity.com Inc. (NASDAQ: MCOM), leading micromobility ecosystem, today announced the last date for pre-orders of the Wheels One to guarantee delivery by the end of 2023. The ongoing third round of pre-orders, available at micromobility.com for 1.699 USD, enables customers to secure their Wheels One vehicle by placing orders no later than April […]

Tekion Expands its Leadership Team as Part of Scaling its Business and Addressing the Growing Demand for its Platform

PLEASANTON, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Anan Kashyap, former CFO for Ethos and Poshmark has been named Chief Financial Officer George Kang, former CRO for Edmunds.com and The RealReal has been named Senior Vice President of Delivery, Programs and Partner Integrations Brian Mitchell, former Senior Vice President of Customer Success at Salesforce.com has joined as Senior Vice President […]

Music City Meetup: IBIS U.S.A. in Nashville less than two weeks out

Tennessee, United States — IBIS’s U.S. event is already two weeks away and the international collision repair community is geared up for an exciting three-day show in Nashville, Tennessee. Carrying on IBIS’s theme for 2023, “Sustainable Strategies for Success”, the upcoming Nashville show seeks to answer all the questions a bodyshop manager may have about […]

Business Milestones: Car-O-Liner celebrates 50th anniversary

Michigan, United States — The collision repair equipment providers at Car-O-Liner are proud to celebrate their 50th anniversary, and will be honouring the milestone with a special commemorative logo. Additionally, celebratory events are currently being planned throughout the year to recognize this landmark anniversary, however, details have yet to be announced. Car-O-Liner specializes in providing […]


Anyone who knows me is very aware that I struggle to pass up an industry event. When the dates for the Saskatchewan Association of Automotive Repairers (SAAR) Spring Forum were announced, I couldn’t resist the chance to visit Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, for the first time, even if it meant facing early-February prairie temperatures. I have […]