Latest Blue Bird Corporation Stories

2010-11-23 11:11:00

BIRMINGHAM, Mich., Nov. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On November 18, 2010, an Ottawa County, Michigan jury rendered a verdict that Blue Bird Corporation committed intentional fraud, among other things, in that it knowingly manufactured 57 overweight and dangerous motor homes and for two years, between 2004-2006, sold them to unsuspecting customers. Blue Bird manufactured and sold these coaches, designated Blue Bird "Wanderlodge M450 LXi", at prices starting in the $700,000's and reaching over...

2010-07-07 10:37:00

LIVONIA, Mich., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- There isn't cargo any more precious than a child, and school bus companies take every precaution to ensure the safety of the children they transport on a daily basis. The newly developed partnership between ROUSH® Performance Products and Micro Bird, Inc. has given a ringing endorsement to propane by incorporating the ROUSH Liquid Propane system into the new 30-passenger Micro Bird® by Girardin, a Type A School,...

2009-08-13 10:28:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- More than three quarters (76 percent) of parents say if yellow school bus service ceased, the performance of millions of school children would probably decline. Accordingly, 91 percent of parents agree the yellow school bus is an important factor in making student achievement possible. As the 2009 school year begins and news of school bus budget cuts is heard throughout the country, the parent perspectives uncovered in this American School Bus Council...

2009-01-27 13:26:00

School Bus Drivers to be Honored for Valentine's Day and Throughout February WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of the third annual National Love the Bus program, the American School Bus Council (ASBC) is encouraging parents, students and teachers to thank the men and women who take more than 26 million children safely to schools each school day. The Love the Bus program, founded in 2007 and coordinated by the American School Bus Council (ASBC), is celebrated on...

2008-12-10 12:59:00

School Bus Industry Issues Impact Analysis for 2008 WASHINGTON, Dec. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each day, the American School Bus Council (ASBC) estimates that more than 26 million students rely on school bus transportation to get to and from school. In 2008, more than 480,000 yellow school buses across the nation transported those students and spared nearly 2.3 billion gallons of fuel and saved families more than $7.3 billion in fuel costs(i), allowing families to save money while...

2006-11-08 09:00:42

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Satellite Security Systems (S3), a wholly owned subsidiary of Satellite Security Corporation (BULLETIN BOARD: SSCY) , and Blue Bird Corporation demonstrated the GPS and sensor-enabled SecureBus feature of GlobalGuard for the Blue Bird distributors at the 32nd Annual National Association of Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Conference and Trade Show. The Blue Bird SecureBus feature is a first of its kind for the school bus market; building on 80 years...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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