Blue Bird Appoints Two New Members to its Board of Directors

MACON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, today announced the appointments of two new members to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Top finance executives Mark Blaufuss and Dan Thau bring a wealth of relevant experience to the school bus manufacturing leader. Mark Blaufuss has over 30 […]

Blue Bird Appoints Head of Electric Vehicle Business, Britton Smith to Company President

MACON, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, today announced the appointment of Britton Smith to president, effective July 1, 2023. Phil Horlock, Blue Bird president and CEO, will continue to hold the role of CEO after Smith’s appointment takes effect. Smith joined Blue Bird in March 2022 […]

Carvana Co. Announces Expiration of Private Exchange Offers Relating to Existing Notes

PHOENIX–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Carvana Co. (NYSE: CVNA) (“Carvana” or the “Company”), the leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, today announced the expiration and termination of its previously announced offers to exchange (each an “Exchange Offer” and, collectively, the “Exchange Offers”) its outstanding existing notes (the “Existing Notes”) for up to an aggregate principal amount […]

Paint Science: PPG and Chery open colour creation lab in China

Wuhu, China — PPG announced Thursday that it has, alongside Chinese automaker Chery Automobile Co., opened a colour creation lab in the country with the expressed purpose of developing new colours for Chery vehicles. This new facility, located in Chery’s home province of Anhui, is expected to utilize cutting-edge testing and formulation processes to provide […]

Illinois Linkup: Speakers announced for CIECA CONNEX 2023 Conference

Bloomington, Illinois — The speakers for the CIECA CONNEX 2023 Conference have been announced, and will be tackling the theme of “Connected Car, Connected Industry” this time around. Running the gamut of automotive technology expertise, this year’s conference will feature talks from Rivian’s senior collision manager, Frank Phillips, his counterpart at Lucid Motors, Jake Rodenroth, […]

Airbag Action: Vancouver law firm launches class action against ARC Automotive for airbag defects

Vancouver, British Columbia — A Vancouver-based law firm has launched a class action lawsuit against Tier 1 airbag inflator developer, ARC Automotive Inc., alleging that the manufacturer has refused to abide by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s request for a recall. “In 2023, an investigation by the United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration […]