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New Product Highlights
Here are some of the new vehicles, products and services that debuted at BusCon 2013.
Advantage Funding ~ Booth #1110
New “AA” Tier Credit Program
The New “A” Credit Tier Vehicle Financing and Leasing Program from Advantage Funding is designed to offer bank rate financing to new and existing well qualified customers. For the past 16 years, Advantage Funding has introduced many competitive programs to help commercial companies of all credit quality across America grow and expand. Advantage Funding services the commercial transportation and vocational truck industries and has experienced specialists on staff for efficient and expedient handling of your lease or loan.
Ameritrans Bus ~ Booth #1017
Exclusively from Ameritrans, the R330 Series built on the all new Ram 5500 SLT Chassis
Exclusively from Ameritrans, the R330 Series featuring the RAM 5500 SLT chassis with the Cummins ISB engine, Aisin 6 speed transmission, 19.5k GVWR, 102 inch wide body, front tour view windows and much more!
ARBOC Specialty Vehicles ~ Booth #401
ARBOC Spirit of Liberty, a low-floor, medium duty 29-33 ft rear engine bus
The Spirit of Liberty features an open floorplan with no steps throughout the passenger area.
ASA Electronics ~ Booth #108
15″ LCD Bus Monitor
The JE1569BMV brings big entertainment with its 15” LCD widescreen monitor. The simple “hook & latch” offers easy installation and the aesthetically pleasing wedge design is enclosed in gray, low-gloss ABS housing.
6.2 Navigation/Bluetooth/Multimedia System
The VM9726BT 6.2” multimedia system features built-in navigation and rear camera ready abilities. Compatible with the newest iPhone and iOS6, this unit incorporates the latest advancements. Other features include a DVD/CD player and SiriusXM capabilities.
BYD Motors Inc. ~ Booth #316
BYD’s Pure Electrified Public Transportation Solution is willing to help to purify the world
BYD 40 foot all-electric transit bus with 155 miles driving range on a single charge. BYD e6, an all-electric cross-over designed for high-utility fleet applications.
Diesel Forward ~ Booth #98
Bosch Heavy Duty Starter
Diesel Forward is pleased to announce the release of the new Bosch Class 8 Heavy Duty Starter.
Firetrace ~ Booth# 1307
Firetrace Fire Suppression Systems Enhanced Durability Coating
Firetrace system cylinders are available with Enhanced Durability Coating – a high performance protective coating that increases cylinder durability and helps extend equipment life expectancy. The Enhanced Durability Coating is resistant to moisture and most chemicals.
Freedman Seating Company ~ Booth #1100
The Esquire-Freedman’s newest 3-point Seat
The Esquire is Freedman’s newest 3-point seat. The Esquire features an adjustable 3-point shoulder belt and a padded headrest that meets FMVSS 202a for head restraint safety standards.
Freedman’s new Bus and Van Passenger seats for 2013
Freedman Seating makes passenger and driver seats for vans and buses. New this year; GO-ES, Esquire, and Split Flip Seats that create space for walkers, strollers and other potentiqal hazards.
Goshen Coach ~ Booth # 317
New! Introducing the Impulse from Goshen Coach!
Designed with style and weight savings, spacious interior, flat exterior walls, newly styled front cap and rear wall, up to 28 passengers or 25 with dedicated rear luggage all while maintaining an economic advantage.
Idrive, Inc. ~ Booth #106
Idrive X1 Pro
The all new Idrive X1-P is a cutting edge video event recorder with internal GPS, G-Force, Impulse triggers, serial port, scheduled, random and speed events.
Janus Cam ~ Booth # 1801
Janus V2 Dual Lens Vehicle Security Camera
The Janus V2 Dual Lens Vehicle Security Camera is the most cost efficient surveillance camera in today’s market. Our cameras offer solutions to problems such as managing unsafe driving behaviors, video evidence, and protection from questionable claims.
La France Industries ~ Booth #1416
Level 4 stock fabric offering through Freedman Seating-SPHERES
For BusCon 2013 LaFrance introduces a new Level 4 stock fabric offering through Freedman Seating. SPHERES offers a new pattern in three stylish colors. SPHERES will be featured in the Freedman Seating Booth and the LaFrance Booth. All LaFrance fabrics are made in USA.
Meridian Specialty Vehicles, Inc. ~ Booth #1717
New Sprinter, ProMaster and Transit-Based Shuttle and Paratransit Buses
Meridian Specialty Vehicles has launched a new line of ultra-efficient and economical Sprinter, ProMaster and full-sized Transit-based 14-20 passenger shuttle buses and paratransit buses in over 20 configurations with 5 entry door options.
Mix Telematics North America ~ Booth #1630
The MiX Vision is a Mobile Video Recorder that provides leading edge driving style and driver behaviour monitoring technology. Clients are able to remotely monitor the vehicle and driver performance through high resolution videos.
MobilityWorks Commercial ~ Booth #1401
SmartFloor Flexible Flooring System
Get Maximum flexibility with New SmartFloor flooring system and wheeled seats to allow moving of seats where you need them when you need it. Offers over 1,000 possible seating configurations with several seat styles.
Phoenix Motorcars, LLC~ Booth #1819
The 100% Electric Shuttle Bus is here! Think of the fuel savings at 1 Kw ($.10 or less) per mile!
100% Electric Shuttle Bus! Built on a new Ford E-350/450, body configuration for parking at airports or medical centers, but no exhaust and lower cost to operate! Think of your company’s image with a quiet, clean shuttle for customers and employees. Special leasing packages for first 5 customers at the show!
Planet Halo, Inc. ~ Booth #1710
PH-4 WiFi Data Transfer
Designed for buses, PH-4 is the only fully contained multi-channel recorder that contains GPS, accelerometers, g-force data, route tracking in 720p. No separate DVR’s, or recurring fees. Guaranteed as the most cost effective vehicle recorder.
Show Special Only!! $50 gift card for every purchase of a 4 channel PH-4. Click here for more product information.
Proterra, Inc. ~ Booth #1216
Altoona Tested All-Electric Bus
Proterra proudly leads the industry in creating zero-emissions, energy efficient transit solutions. Proterra’s innovative on-route electric charging system makes public transit accessible, sustainable, and is made in America.
REI ~ Booth #911
Improve Efficiencies with REIs New Fleet Management Software: A.R.M.O.R.-Insight
REI’s A.R.M.O.R.-Insight provides a 360° view of your entire fleet/individual vehicle with user-friendly reporting tools, easy-to-use charts and date-range selection. Locate problems, evaluate fleet/driver performance, monitor speed/acceleration/idle time and more. Ask about our J1939 reporting.
Ricon-Vapor ~ Booth #910
Ricon’s “Best-in-Class” Titanium™ wheelchair lift is engineered with high-strength, steel alloy construction that enables true 1,000 pound capacity. A new Dura-Touch™ control pendant features a shock and water-resistant case. The industry-leading Ricon Safety Zone surrounds the passenger with safety features for optimal security during lift operation.
Rosco Vision Systems ~ Booth #1112
A Rosco Backup Camera System prevents injuries and saves lives. An efficient rear view camera can also end up saving large bus fleets unnecessary costs by preventing accidents, expensive repairs and insurance claims.
Two cameras plus sharp technology equals our Dual-Vision™ recording system. It’s engineered to elevate fleet safety. The Dual-Vision™ XC is our signature line of continuous automotive event recorders (AER).
Shopbuses.com ~ Booth #118
Nationwide bus and limo brokerage site
Shopbuses.com is a marketplace that expands the reach of buyers and sellers across North America. It was designed with a powerful search engine, a news aggregation function and valuable dealer-specific sales tools.
Silent Running by Current, Inc. ~ Booth #1529
Water Based Sound and Vibration Dampener
Silent Running is a coating used to dampen sound and vibration. Unlike other products, there is no fitting, cutting and there is no scrap!
Winnebago Industries, Inc. ~ Booth #529
Metro Link Transit Bus
Metro Link is the result of extensive research and development involving public transport operators and industry experts. Its design and features are specifically tailored to provide a better functioning vehicle with reduced maintenance and improved durability.
Mark your calendar now for BusCon 2014, to be held at the Indiana Convention Center, Halls F & G, in Indianapolis, IN, September 15-17, 2014.
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