Press Releases

November 7, 2016 - Trans Tech Unveils Highly Anticipated Trans Star School Bus at 42nd Annual NAPT Summit

Trans Tech announced today that it will unveil the newest edition to its industry-leading Type-A school bus line up at the 42nd Annual National Association for Pupil Transportation. The Trans Star, which will be hitting the streets in 2017, is a beautifully engineered 20-passenger, dual-rear-wheel school bus that exhibits Trans Tech’s signature aerodynamic design.

August 15, 2016 - The Trans Group Receives Several NSTA Awards

At its recent annual meeting in Greensboro, North Carolina, the National School Transportation Association (NSTA) presented awards to individuals and companies for achieving excellence within the school bus industry.

Among the honors, The Trans Group received the first ever company-wide Gold Certification from the NSTA’s Green School Bus Fleet Certification Program — an award that was reviewed and endorsed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean School Bus USA Program.

July 6, 2016 - Trans Tech and Capital City Bus Sales Sign Exclusive Dealership Agreement

Trans Tech announced today that it has reached an agreement with Capital City Bus Sales to be their exclusive dealer for sales and service of its full-line of Type-A school buses in the state of Michigan. Trans Tech continues to expand its market across the country by growing its dealer network and bringing customer-inspired innovation to its industry-leading Type-A school buses.

June 20, 2016 - The Trans Group's John Corr Featured in School Transportation News Magazine Article about Giving Back to the Community

School Transportation News magazine's June issue features Trans Group Owner and President, John Corr, in an article about the school bus industry giving back to the community in ways that may be unknown to the general public.

May 24, 2016 - Trans Tech eSeries Featured in School Bus Fleet Electric Bus Article

Can Electric School Buses Go the Distance? With more offerings than ever, the technology and benefits from electric buses are generally proven. But where are they operating today? Is there funding available to help school districts outside California afford the vehicles? What about other obstacles, such as extremely cold weather?

April 28, 2016 - Western Canada Bus Wins Trans Tech’s Distinguished Dealer Award

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.

March 25, 2016 - Leonard Bus Sales Wins Trans Tech’s Dealer of the Year Award for Third Straight Year

Trans Tech announced today that they have awarded their 2015 Dealer of the Year Award to Leonard Bus Sales of Deposit, New York. This is the third straight year the family-owned school and commercial bus dealer has received the award. Trans Tech’s Dealer of the Year Award is based on exceptional dealer performance in several key areas including dedication to customer support, overall sales and growth in market share.

February 10, 2016 - Trans Tech President John Phraner talks about “Smart Manufacturing” in School Transportation News Article

School Transportation News, a national publication covering the school bus industry, has published an article featuring Trans Tech President John Phraner in its February 2016 issue.

October 13, 2015 - Trans Tech Customer Feedback Helps Drive Industry-Leading Innovations

Type-A school buses engineered and built by Trans Tech feature the school bus manufacturer’s unique pan-formed floors and Versa-Track seating system. These exclusive design and engineering features are a big part of what makes Trans Tech Type-A school buses industry-leaders in safety and durability, along with unmatched versatility and toughness.

September 3, 2015 - Trans Tech Unveils Enhanced Safety and Design Features for 2017 Model Year

All of Trans Tech’s 2017 model year Type-A school buses will include several new enhanced safety and design innovations, which resulted from working closely with Trans Tech’s customers and national dealer network. The vehicle enhancements are a direct result of Trans Tech’s customer-focused approach to school bus design and manufacturing.

August 3, 2015 - Trans Tech at STN Expo in Reno

Trans Tech attends the STN EXPO conference and trade show held July 23rd through the 27th at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. The annual event, hosted by School Transportation News Magazine, drew over 1000 pupil transportation professionals from across the United States and worldwide.

July 15, 2015 - Trans Tech Ready for Annual NSTA Convention

Trans Tech will be attending the upcoming National School Transportation Association (NSTA) Convention held this year at the Hyatt Hotel in Minneapolis, Minnesota on July 18th to the 22nd.

June 2, 2015 - Trans Tech and First Priority Bus Sales Sign Exclusive Dealership Agreement

Trans Tech has announced it has reached an agreement with First Priority Bus Sales for them to be their exclusive dealer for sales and service of its full line of Type-A school buses, including the all-electric eSeries, in the states of California and Nevada.

May 19, 2015 - New York’s Top Drivers Use Trans Tech Buses in School Bus Safety Competition

The Type-A buses driven during the 44th Annual New York State School Bus Drivers Competition were manufactured by Trans Tech.

May 1, 2015 - Leonard Bus Sales Wins Trans Tech’s Dealer of the Year Award for Second Straight Year

Trans Tech announced today that they have awarded their 2014 Dealer of the Year Award to Leonard Bus Sales of Deposit, New York.

April 13, 2015 - Trans Tech’s eSeries Big Hit at California Green Summit

Trans Tech’s eSeries all-electric school bus was an absolute crowd-pleaser at the 9th Annual Green California Summit held April 7th and 8th at the Sacramento Convention Center. As the center-piece of Trans Tech distributer First Priority’s display booth, the eSeries all-electric school bus showed that cost effective, environmentally friendly school bus solutions, not only exist, they’re being built by New York’s only school bus manufacturer – Trans Tech.

July 17, 2014 - Trans Tech SST Model Goes Through Altoona Testing

Trans Tech's SST undergoes testing at Altoona STURAA -- scores well on durability, reliability and fuel efficiency. Excerpt from testing results: “Durability driving resulted in no unscheduled maintenance or failures.” MPG range: 9.60/MPG with a high of 14.24/MPG.

July 17, 2014 - Trans Tech Announces Two Canadian Dealers and Timeline for Canadian Availability

Trans Tech is pleased to announce two new dealers for the Canadian market. Leeds Transit Sales in Elgin, ON will cover Ontario, Quebec, and the Atlantic Provinces for Trans Tech. Covering Western Canada will be Western Canada IC Bus in the Provinces of Manitoba, Alberta, Saskatchewan, British Columbia and the Northwest Territory.

March 3, 2014 - All-Electric School Bus Expected to Save California School District Over $10,000 a Year in Fuel and Maintenance Costs

Kings Canyon Unified School District, in California’s San Joaquin Valley, leads the nation as the only school district using an all-electric school bus. Kings Canyon ordered four buses from Trans Tech, featuring all-electric powertrains from Motiv Power Systems. The new all-electric school bus passed Kings Canyon and California Highway Patrol inspections and certifications - making it the first all-electric school bus to be approved for student transportation by any state in the US.

April 26, 2013 - Trans Tech Adds Dealers in Oregon and Washington

Trans Tech has expanded its dealer network with the addition of two new companies. Brattain Bus Sales in Albany, Ore., has been chosen to serve the state, while Harlow’s Bus Sales has been added in the state of Washington, along with five other states.

March 20, 2013 - Trans Tech Announces 3 New Additions to Its Nationwide Dealer Network

Trans Tech is pleased to announce three new dealers: National Bus Sales, which is headquartered in Marietta, Ga., Service of New England located in South Boston, MA and Diamond State International in Conway, Arkansas.

September 10, 2012 - Trans Tech names John Phraner new President: Current President Dan Daniels Leaving Company to be closer to Family

Trans Tech announced today that it will be naming John Phraner of North East Fabricators the new company President.

January 30, 2012 - TransTech Now GSA Approved Vendor

Trans Tech announced today that it has successfully passed all US General Services Administration (GSA) testing standards and the company is now on its list of approved vendors.