Complete Coach Works Completes UL Field Evaluation for Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) Charge Control Panel

Complete Coach Works Completes UL Field Evaluation for Zero Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS) Charge Control Panel

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.



CCW Receives Award to Supply Refurbished Buses to Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority

CCW Receives Award to Supply Refurbished Buses to Chattanooga Area Regional Transportation Authority

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.”



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.