Complete Coach Works has begun deliveries to Winston-Salem Transit Authority for 17 RTS Bus Rehabilitation Project

Complete Coach Works has begun deliveries to Winston-Salem Transit Authority for 17 RTS Bus Rehabilitation Project

RIVERSIDE, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce it has begun its deliveries of rehabilitated buses to Winston-Salem Transit Authority (Winston-Salem). The buses have undergone system overhauls at CCW’s newly established Memphis, Tennessee location. This new location strengthens CCW’s U.S. presence and offers a better service location for agencies in the Mid-Southern Region.

As part of an improvement plan with North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) to mitigate traffic congestion, Winston-Salem will provide buses to NCDOT’s park and ride lots and enhance services on its exiting routes.

The rehab project includes either a rebuilt Cummins ISC 8.3 engine or a Detroit Series 50 EGR engine. Other CCW upgrades include rebuilding the ZF Ecomat transmission, installing new a ADA compliant wheelchair lift, LED destination signs, new seat insert upholstery, and all-new floors.

CCW is excited to work with Winston-Salem for the rehabilitation of its buses. “We appreciate the trust and confidence Winston-Salem has placed in us,” states Jay Raber, Regional Sales Manager of CCW. “The buses will provide years of dependable service while providing a large savings over acquiring new buses. We look forward to providing Winston-Salem with the rest of their RTS fleet.”

Complete Coach Work’s Sister Company, Transit Sales International Launches New Website

Complete Coach Work’s Sister Company, Transit Sales International Launches New Website

Riverside, CA – Transit Sales International (TSI) announced the launch of its new website, transitsales.com, promoting its vast array of pre-owned buses. TSI’s website also displays resources and information for transit operators, as well as updates and news about TSI and its affiliate companies, Complete Coach Works (CCW) and Shuttle Bus Leasing. The fully redesigned website provides customers with an intuitive user interface, ease of use, faster navigation, and improved search.

It is important that new and repeat visitors access our inventory easily, find inspiration, and immediately gain a better understanding of the TSI brand and everything it has to offer. Director of Sales and Marketing, Brad Carson, states, “We are excited about our new website and the exceptional value it offers to our customers. We want to make the vehicle acquisition process as simple and easy as possible, and this streamlined site allows clients to identify buses that would be ideal additions to their fleets.”

TSI has over 1,000 buses of all sizes immediately available for any transportation application. The new website lets visitors see the full inventory of alternative fuel buses, low- and high-floor buses, motor coaches, prison transports, and specialty transit buses. TSI offers the largest selection of makes and models in the nation, and each listing provides detailed specifications to help operators identify the sizes, interior material types, and seating configurations that best fit their fleet needs.

“The site redesign and content reflect TSI’s ability to showcase our competitive strengths and further position our brand as an industry leader. We are taking the opportunity to modernize how we represent our association and promote the industry in which we operate to our customers and employees,” said Kallie Arevalo, Marketing Manager at CCW.

The TSI website will be continually updated with new inventory listings and resources. Visitors can also sign up for TSI’s mailing list to receive the latest company news and information.

Complete Coach Works Announces Contract for Petaluma Transit Bus Rehabilitation

Complete Coach Works Announces Contract for Petaluma Transit Bus Rehabilitation

RIVERSIDE, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce its contract with Petaluma Transit; located in Petaluma, California, for the complete rehabilitation of one of their New Flyer buses.

The rehabilitation will include replacement of the original engine with a 2007 Cummins ISL Recon engine. In addition to the clean engine, the rehab will include rebuilt Allison B400R transmission, new driver’s seat, new LED destination sign systems, and new floors.

The remanufactured bus will be finished off with LED external lights and a new paint job along with graphics for a fresh new look to compliment the mechanical upgrades. you

“Complete Coach Works provides top-notch rehabilitation services for projects of all sizes; we’re looking forward to this rehabilitation project for Petaluma Transit. We value our partnership, and consider it a privilege to be involved on this proactive project to keep their fleet modernized and upgraded to meet the needs of their riders,” says Kevin O’Brien, General Sales Manager of CCW.

Jared Hall, Transit Manager of Petaluma Transit, states “Complete Coach Works has been great to work with and provided superior quality work for the first ever bus rehabilitation for our agency”.

CCW provides a range of remanufacturing, repair, and alternative fuel conversion services for transit vehicles in all stages of the life cycle. CCW technicians have the specialized training, OEM qualifications, technical equipment to properly diagnose and repair these systems, and return vehicles that are ready for revenue service.

CCW Announces Strategic Partnership with Halsey King & Associates, Inc.

CCW Announces Strategic Partnership with Halsey King & Associates, Inc.

RIVERSIDE, CA – Today, Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced a new training initiative as part of its ongoing program to further educate its employees on state-of-the-art electric transit vehicles and charging infrastructure. This partnership allows CCW to continue its commitment to providing advanced technologies and quality transit repair solutions to its clients.

CCW develops go-to-market strategies for the electrification of buses to meet emerging trends within the transportation industry. Through a new collaboration with Halsey King & Associates Inc., CCW will enhance the skills of its workforce by expanding its knowledge of complex electrical systems.

CCW ensures the continuation of its high-quality service offerings by investing in one of the most important elements of its future, its employees. “At CCW, we believe our employees are critical to our company infrastructure,” states Chuck Barnes, Vice President of CCW.

Halsey King & Associates, Inc. will provide electric maintenance and technical training to the CCW staff. Halsey King is a fleet maintenance consultant with over 30 years of international consulting experience. He is well-known in court jurisdictions across the United States due to his investigations regarding the correlation between fatalities to system and component failures. Halsey teaches maintenance technicians, fleet managers and other industry professionals about modern fleet maintenance philosophies, regulations, engineering, standards and management.

Training will consist of intensive courses including videos, lectures, presentations, and hands-on exercises. Subsequently, employees will grasp the basics of electrical components and gain in- depth insight into operational and safety components.

Together, Halsey and CCW will work to help exceed the expectations of the transportation industry. “We are thrilled to work with Halsey King on this training initiative. We are confident that it will help to further establish our staff members as true experts within the field,” states Chuck.

Complete Coach Works DBE Goal FY2020

Complete Coach Works DBE Goal FY2020

Complete Coach Works (CCW) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) Program in accordance with 49 CFR Part 26. For the purpose of this DBE Program, CCW proposes to set its overall goal utilizing all information available to it, including information available in CCW’s area of manufacturing operation and comments received from the public in response to this notice.

CCW has set a goal of 1.00% participation in DOT-assisted contracts FY2020. This proposed goal and its methodology are available for public inspection during regular business hours Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Time) at CCW’s corporate office located at 1863 Service Court, Riverside, CA 92507 for 30 days following the date of this notice. CCW and the FTA will accept comments on the goal for 45 days from the date of this notice. The goal may be adjusted depending upon comments received.

Comments may be addressed to:
Amber Lindsey, DBE Liaison Officer
Complete Coach Works
1863 Service Court
Riverside, CA 92507
Phone: (951) 684-9585
Email: DBE@completecoach.com

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is actively pursuing experienced DBE firms who are interested in participating in transit bus rebuilding operations at its headquarters in Riverside, California. DBE opportunities include, but are not limited to, a range of goods and services for the remanufacture, rehabilitation, and retrofit of heavy-duty transit buses.