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Thomas Built Buses names essay contest winner
November 19, 2008
Hundreds of children across the country nominated their favorite school bus driver for the third annual Thomas Built Buses Children’s Choice School Bus Driver of the Year national essay contest.
Thomas Built dealer Matthews Buses to serve Florida
November 12, 2008
Thomas Built Buses announced that Matthews Buses Inc. will now serve as its school and commercial transportation solution provider for central and northern Florida.
Thomas Built, Detroit Diesel donate engine to community college
October 23, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses and Detroit Diesel Corp. recently contributed a new engine to Sheridan (Wyo.) College's Diesel Program. ...
Q&A: Industry Outlook Not All Gloomy
October 1, 2008

From a financial perspective, the current state of the pupil transportation industry can seem a bit bleak.

Soaring diesel prices and other econ...

Thomas Built renovates 1923 streetcar
August 7, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Six Thomas Built Buses employees recently began restoring a streetcar manufactured by the company — then named Perley A. Thomas Ca...
Thomas Built C2 units now available in Kentucky
July 2, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Officials in 13 Kentucky counties have purchased a total of 58 Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses.

“For us, sa...

NSTA releases 2008 maintenance workshop details
July 2, 2008
ALEXANDRIA, Va. — The National School Transportation Association (NSTA) has partnered with Thomas Built Buses, IC Bus, Blue Bird Corp. and Collins Bu...
North Carolina district reports on SafeGuard FlexSeat pilot program
June 26, 2008
WESTFIELD, Ind. — At the North Carolina Pupil Transportation Association (NCPTA) annual conference, members received a report on the recently conclud...
Air date rescheduled for show on Thomas Built Buses
June 24, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — John Ratzenberger’s profile of school bus manufacturer Thomas Built Buses will air June 28 at 12:30 p.m. EST on his Made in Ameri...
Search begins for next ‘Driver of the Year’
June 4, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses has called on school bus riders across the nation to nominate their favorite driver for the third annual Childr...
Thomas Built employees pitch in for Freightliner Ride of Pride
May 22, 2008
CLEVELAND, N.C. — The seventh annual Ride of Pride, which honors veterans, prisoners of war and those missing in action, will travel from Freightline...
First Student, IC Bus sign deal potentially worth $1.2 billion
May 15, 2008
CINCINNATI — First Student Inc. has signed an agreement for IC Bus LLC to supply CE Series school buses through 2010, with further options to purchas...
First Student, Thomas Built sign contract
May 8, 2008
CINCINNATI — First Student has signed a $90 million contract with Thomas Built Buses to supply Type D Saf-T-Liner school buses over the next thr...
Thomas Built develops hybrid bus
April 3, 2008
HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses has developed and begun evaluating a prototype of a hybrid Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus.

The prototype is po...

College student receives school bus scholarship
January 2, 2008
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — American Bus Sales & Service has awarded Wesley Harris, a sophomore who attends Saint Joseph’s University in Philadelphia, its ...
Restored school bus donated to North Carolina museum
September 1, 2007

HIGH POINT, N.C. — The North Carolina Transportation Museum will add a school bus to its collection with the donation of a restored 1940 school...

Q&A: Large Bus Manufacturers
June 1, 2007

Key executives at the three large bus OEMs weigh in on industry developments and challenges.

Thomas Built names 'Driver of the Year'
April 1, 2007

Thanks to one of her more grateful passengers, Elaine Brogan of the Branchburg (N.J.) School District was named the “Children’s Choice School Bus Driver of the Year” for 2006.

Thomas Built plant renovations underway
February 1, 2007

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses began renovations to its 1408 Courtesy Road plant late last year and expects the $10.3 million improvement plan to be completed by January 2008.

Last FS-65 bus delivered
January 1, 2007

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses reached a milestone as it handed over the keys to its last customer-ready FS-65 conventional school bus.

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