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29 Jun

Smarttrac™ Available on IC Busses!

In response to the transportation ammendments related to the the introduction of Electronic Stability Control (ESC) Ic bus is proud to announce the launch of the new Smarttrac™ ESC System! This implementation of Electronic Stability Control system across the industry is projected to cut down on the 2,810 Collisions that occured between 2005-2012, of which 819 were injured and 70 fatalities occured.

In a combined devlepoment between Meritor and WABCO we will be starting to carry... Read More

02 Jun

New Efficient Collins Transport Bus Now Available!

Western Canada Bus is excited to introduce the new ‘Collins Transport Bus.’ Built on the most impressive drive train available, the Collins Transport gives you greater efficiency with less fuel, while still delivering the dependability that you have come to expect!

The new Transport bus’ narrow body is easy to maneuver through even the tightest city streets making it easier to get to where you need to go. The superior front-end visibility improves safety for drivers and up to 25* passengers, thanks to the industry’s largest view-out window. The Transit... Read More

15 Sep

NAVISTAR ANNOUNCES WIDE-RANGING STRATEGIC ALLIANCE WITH VOLKSWAGEN TRUCK & BUS

  • Navistar and Volkswagen Truck & Bus to pursue strategic technology collaboration and establish procurement joint venture with Volkswagen Truck & Bus taking a 16.6% stake in Navistar
  • Volkswagen Truck & Bus to invest $256 million in Navistar at $15.76 per share and have the right to appoint two directors to Navistar's board of directors
  • Alliance will uniquely position Navistar to provide best-in-class products and... Read More
31 May

IC Bus Investing $52M in Manufacturing Upgrades, Product Development

TULSA, Okla. — As it looks ahead to the next 10 years with a continued commitment to efficiency and quality, school bus manufacturer IC Bus has made significant investments in manufacturing practices, advanced technology, and product development.

The school bus manufacturer is investing $52 million over the next three years in its Tulsa-based plant, products, and technology, with a focus on on-time performance, said Trish Reed, vice president and general manager of IC Bus, in an interview at the Tulsa plant.

A sizable portion of that investment — about $17 million — has gone... Read More

11 May

Western Canada Bus Relocating

WE ARE MOVING!

Since we opened for business on October 31st 2007, your loyal support has helped us grow, and now we need more space to serve you better.  

As of August 1st 2016, we will be operating out of our NEW... Read More

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

Introducing the “NEW DODGE CUTAWAY CHASSIS”

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

IC BUS ANNOUNCES NORTH AMERICAN DEALER OF THE YEAR

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