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Brown Coach Amsterdam, NY

Stephen Brown says two MI1235s fill a valuable niche in the charter fleet to accommodate smaller groups with no compromise in comfort and luxury. The economical buses feature interiors full height windshields, air ride suspension and Amaya A2-Ten model seats with 3-point belts and added leg room, as well as Wi-Fi, 110 outlets, a video entertainment system with satellite TV. School groups, athletic teams and seniors feel like they are saving both money and the environment by riding a smaller coach

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Brown Coach Amsterdam, NY

Brown Coach acquired one 2012 Prevost H3-45 motorcoach as part of its ongoing update to its fleet, which includes a substantial share of Prevost coaches. Brown made use of a grant from the Over the Road Bus Accessibility Program to help equip its latest acquisition with a Ricon lift to allow two wheelchair passengers. Vice President Stephen Brown says the company purchased its first Prevost in 1997. In business since 1980, Brown offers single- and multi-day tours and charters to a broad range of customers.

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Commerce, CA

Kats Saito says Nada Bus took delivery of seven 2012 Van Hool C2045s to ensure Japanese inbound customers the best possible coach experience during their stay in the U.S. He says passengers enjoy the comfortable cabin and great air conditioning. The 57-passenger coaches feature Detroit DD13 engines with Allison transmissions; as well as Alcoa Durabrite aluminum wheels, REI multi-monitor DVD systems, Hi-Fi Audio and CD Players, full fabric interiors, wireless microphones and reclining Amaya Torino seats with footrests, as well as Van Hool’s unique rear passenger window.

St. John’s Transportation Commission St. John’s, NL, Canada

St. John’s Transportation Commission took delivery of nine Nova LFS Smart Buses in February. The order also includes options on up to 21 additional buses from 2013 to 2017, which include the Nova eCooling system. St. John’s selected the 40-ft cleandiesel vehicles, which feature a stainless steel structure that maintenance manager Sean Mooney says is necessary in dealing with the corrosive operating conditions prevalent in Newfoundland. Nova Bus, St-Eustache, QB, Canada, is part of the Volvo Bus Corporation.

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Skyliner Travel and Tours Queens, NY

Queens, NY-based skyliner Travel and Tours Bus Company recently took possession of six new Temsa TS35 motorcoaches. Skyliner is a family owned and operated bus company established in 1991. The 40-passenger, 35-ft coaches are the only stainless steel integral designed coach on the market. The coaches were purchased from CH Bus sales, the exclusive distributor of Temsa motorcoaches in the U.S.

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Cardinal Bus Lines Middlebury, IN

Cardinal Bus Lines have acquired three new Temsa TS35 coaches from CH Bus Sales. The new coaches will be added to the company’s fleet of 44 coaches for its all-charter operation. The 35-ft coaches are equipped with a Cummins engine, Allison B500 transmission and 3-point seat belts. The new vehicles also come with 110-volt outlets, Wi-Fi and REI audio and video system. Cardinal has been a family-owned bus company since 1923.

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