RIVERSIDE, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced today that it recently completed a UL Field Evaluation for its industrial control panels that supply power to charge electric vehicles.
Complete Coach Works dedicated countless hours to develop and manufacture a control panel for high-power charging technology that adheres to the highest safety requirements. “UL tests to the most rigorous standards. Our company is thrilled to have exceeded those requirements,” said Chuck Barnes, Vice President of Complete Coach Works. The ZEPS charge control panel is designed to house the breaker, contactor, and interlock control logic that supply power to a CCW ZEPS remanufactured electric bus.
UL’s standards and certification are universally recognized as important indicators of product safety and reliability, which is CCW’s top priority when developing new technologies. “As technology continues to advance, so does the need for higher safety standards. We look forward to offering our customers a UL Field Evaluated certified charging control panel,” states Barnes.
RIVERSIDE, CA – Complete Coach Works (CCW) announced today it was awarded a contract from Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority (CARTA) to supply four refurbished 35-ft Gillig diesel buses.
To enhance fleet reliability, the buses will be equipped with Cummins ReCon ISL engines and rebuilt Voith transmissions. Other CCW upgrades include interior/exterior LED lightning, new driver seats, new flooring, and ADA cozxmpliant wheelchair ramps.
Additional work includes new brakes and suspensions, steering components, and LED destination signs. Once work is completed, a fresh new paint job and decals will provide the finishing touches.
Upon completion of this comprehensive refurbishment process, CARTA will utilize the buses, along with their current fleet, to effectively service the City of Chattanooga, Hamilton County and surrounding areas.
“We are very excited about this contract and the opportunity to work with Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority,” states Jay Raber, Regional Sales Manager, “we believe these buses will be a great addition to their fleet.”
Lisa Maragnano, CARTA’s Executive Director stated, “CARTA is looking forward to working with CCW to provide refurbished vehicles for our fixed route service. These vehicles will be like brand new and are a cost effective, efficient way to replace some of the older diesel vehicles in our fleet.”
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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”.
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
– 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.
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.
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.
& 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
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.
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.