29 Apr

Western Canada Bus Wins Trans Tech’s Distinguished Dealer Award

 Inaugural Award Recognizes Trans Tech Dealers for Outstanding Achievement

Warwick, N.Y. – Trans Tech announced that they presented their inaugural Distinguished Dealer Award to Western Canada Bus of Edmonton, Alberta. Trans Tech’s 2015 Distinguished Dealer Award is based on dealer achievement in several key areas, including dedication to supporting their customers, commitment to the Trans Tech product, sales and customer satisfaction.

“We are thrilled to present Western Canada Bus with Trans Tech’s inaugural Distinguished Dealer... Read More

11 Jan


Western Canada Bus is excited to introduce the first Champion Defender body built on the “DODGE RAM 5500” chassis with the 6.7L Cummins engine.

Ram comprehensively redesigned the big truck's ladder frame with high-strength 50 KSI steel, including eight separate cross-members, hydro-formed main rails and fully boxed rear rails.

The suspension was engineered to provide greater roll stiffness for more confident, planted handling in turns. The... Read More

15 Jun


Western Canada Bus Recognized for Business Performance, Customer Satisfaction and Community Service

LISLE, Ill. – April 28, 2015 – IC Bus today announced Western Canada Bus as... Read More

09 Mar

WESTERN CANADA BUS Wins “Pursuit of Excellence Award”

Western Canada Bus is proud to announce for the 2nd year in a row winning the IC Bus “Pursuit of Excellence” award.  Western Canada Bus is one of just four bus dealerships in North America to receive the 2014 award.

Winning the IC Bus Pursuit of Excellence Award for an unprecedented two years in a... Read More

24 Aug

Navistar Adds Cummins ISB for Trucks and Buses

Navistar International Corporation (NYSE: NAV) today announced the expansion of its medium-duty engine offerings to include the Cummins ISB 6.7-liter engine for International® DuraStar® medium-duty trucks and IC BusTM CE Series school buses.

“Adding the proven, market accepted Cummins ISB to our line-up is a key part of our strategy to offer our customers the most comprehensive medium-duty truck and bus offerings,” said Jack Allen, Navistar executive vice president and chief operating officer. “The ISB will complement our existing engine offerings and will be a catalyst as we look... Read More

24 Aug

IC Bus Adds Purpose-Built Propane School Bus Offering

IC Bus, LLC today announced it will offer its IC BusTM CE Series school bus powered by the Power Solutions International (PSI) 8.8-liter LP propane engine for the 2015 school year. Purpose-built for the school bus industry, theCE Series with PSI propane engine is designed to provide diesel-like performance with higher torque at lower engine speeds.

“Our customers asked for a better propane fuel choice for the market and we answered,” said John McKinney, president, IC Bus. “Our IC Bus CE Series with PSI’s 8.8-liter LP engine will be the first school bus specifically engineered to run... Read More

24 Jul

Flexbus in Low-floor Usability Study

Flex Bus

Champion Bus to Provide its Next Generation FlexBus™ for Usability Study of Low-Floor Transit Shuttle Buses for People with Special Physical Needs

Only Industry Model Equipped with Electronic Air-ride Suspension System and Self-leveling Feature

Imlay City, Mich. (Wednesday, March 26, 2014)– Champion Bus, Inc., a leading manufacturer of mid-size and custom commercial buses, today announced that its next generation FlexBus™ transit shuttle will be provided for use as a test vehicle in a usability research study to evaluate the performance of low floor buses for people with... Read More