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07 Aug

IC BUS ANNOUNCES INAUGURAL WALK-AROUND COMPETITION WINNER

Joel Landry of Western Canada Bus Receives Top Honors at STN Expo

 

IC Bus, the leading school bus manufacturer and subsidiary of Navistar, today announced Joel Landry of Western Canada Bus as the grand champion of the inaugural 2018 IC Bus® Walk-Around Competition. Landry was one of six IC Bus dealer salespeople who had been named regional winners. The six received an all-expense paid trip to attend STN Expo in Reno, Nevada, where they were required to demonstrate their walk-around skills in front of a live panel of... Read More

24 Apr

How does the IC CE Series compare to the industry?

How does the IC CE Series School Bus compare to the competition? This article is filled with resources that will help you in determining why IC is the leader. First and foremost, the IC CE series is all about safety. The goal from the beginning was to build a school bus that achieves the highest safety level and the to carry the best reputation for reliability of any school bus in the industry. 

 

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26 Mar

Gasoline Powered CE Series

The All-New Gasoline powered CE Series is the newest addition to the powertrain lineup at IC Bus. The new purpose-built power-train offers diesel-like performance and fuel efficiency. The Purpose built Gasoline CE Series offers the capability to operate easier and more efficiently with increased serviceability. 

IC Bus set out on a mission guided by the feedback from their customers to  IC develope a gas-powered bus to rival the performance of the Diesel. The purpose-built PSI 8.8L is the resulting outcome. Not only does it achieve what it aimed to but, it exceeds it. IC Bus's... Read More

21 Feb

2018 IC Bus University

Western Canada Bus and IC Bus are committed to ensuring that you and your technicians have the appropriate information, knowledge, and skills to maintain your bus fleet! We are pleased to announce that IC is offering four waves of IC Bus University in 2018! These 4-day In-Factory Training Sessions include a Tulsa Bus Plant tour and comprehensive training on parts, service, and maintenance.

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02 Feb

The Bendix Wingman Fusion brings even more advanced safety features to the Industry

The incorporation of radar, brakes, and camera systems brings the most advanced suite of collision mitigation, adaptive cruise, and electronic stability control suite to the industry. Thanks to the single integrated system the Wingman® Fusion™. The system gathers input from radar, video and the brake system to create a highly detailed and accurate data picture. Its next-generation radar, camera, and brake system are linked to each other – continually gathering, sharing, and confirming information; and all the while communicating with the brakes as to how best to alert and aid... Read More

30 Jan

IC Bus introduces an industry first purpose built Camera System

As IC Bus's goal is to offer the safest buses, continue to integrate technology to ensure that goal is attained. IC has introduced an Industry first feature; A Purpose Built Camera System. Combined with side mirrors this advanced system will allow bus drivers to have a "full view" around the bus view so that drivers can concentrate on driving and keeping kids safe.

The new 360° Camera system was co-developed with Rosco™ and solves the problem of addressing the blind spots that off-the-shelf systems have. It provides the driver with views needed based on the situation at hand, such... Read More

22 Dec

Happy Holidays from Western Canada Bus

During the holidays season more than ever, we reflect on all of you who have made our progress possible and allowed us to continue to grow and succeed.

 

It is in this spirit that we say, simply but sincerely,

Thank you and best wishes for the holiday season!

 

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07 Nov

IC Bus announces All-New ChargE Electric Powered School Bus at NAPT

IC ChargE CE Series School Bus

IC Bus announced the All-New ChargE Electric powered school bus concept at the NAPT Convention and trade show. The ChargE CE Series Bus is being produced in cooperation with Navistar's newest partner, Volkswagen truck & Bus.  The new ChargE Bus is expected to be put into the industry as early as 2019! Navistar's goal with this bus is to give the industry an option of transportation that has zero emissions, a lower cost of ownership and offers a user-friendly powertrain, that is as close to diesel performance as possible.

"The chargE demonstrates how our alliance with Volkswagen... Read More

25 Oct

Anniversary Ride and Drive Event was a Success!

This past Friday was our Anniversary Ride and Drive Event, and it was a great event! Everyone who was in attendance was able to experience our entire IC Lineup! All those who attended were welcomed to drive and ride on each bus as many times as they wanted, so they could get a good feel as to how each bus runs in comparison to each other! The track was filled with sharp turns, straightaways and long curves!

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17 Aug

$5000 School District Propane Bus grant from IC Bus!

IC Bus is offering a $5000 Grant to school districts purchasing Propane-Powered School Buses.

The CE series PSI offers an easy to use and inexpensive alternative to diesel. The heavy-duty propane engine is a cleaner option that doesn’t sacrifice power, torque or durability. Combined with our standard Allison transmission, our CE Series propane-powered school buses are built to not only meet our high standards but to exceed yours.

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