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Propane bus endures winter testing
January 29, 2010
School districts in Minnesota try out Blue Bird’s Propane-Powered Vision to see how it performs in frigid weather.
NAPT Summit Urges Engagement
January 15, 2010

National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) members heard a major theme emerge during the general sessions and seminars at the 2009 Summit: namely, that transportation is a key part of the education system, and the industry must take on and promote that role in order to achieve larger safety and educational goals.

Blue Bird honors top dealers
December 17, 2009
Bryson Sales and Service of Utah is named the school bus manufacturer’s 2009 Dealer of the Year. Regional and "Best in Bus" awards were also given out.
Blue Bird launches online propane calculator
December 11, 2009
The calculator is tooled specifically for the bus market and evaluates the average annual cost of the Blue Bird Propane-Powered Vision school bus.
Blue Bird redesigns cockpit of Type C unit
December 8, 2009
The revamped driver’s area in the Vision school bus boasts ergonomic placement of switches and controls, an easy-to-read instrument panel, a redesigned electrical panel and a foot-applied parking brake, among other features.
Blue Bird offers new cleaning line for buses
December 4, 2009
The Bird Bath cleaning and protection products are environmentally friendly, meeting the EPA Design for Environment program’s highest standards.
Blue Bird announces new dealer for Washington
November 13, 2009
Bryson Sales & Service, one of the school bus OEM's oldest dealers, expands its territory to cover the state of Washington, with the exception of five river counties.
Blue Bird reports favorable fuel economy performance
November 6, 2009
OEM says that third-party testing of its Vision school bus with an ’07 Cummins ISB engine shows it could save over $1,000 per year in fuel costs.
Blue Bird, Girardin consolidate Type A lines
October 19, 2009
The manufacturers merge their Type A bus products and distribution into one entity, dubbed Micro Bird Inc....
Blue Bird announces staff developments
October 1, 2009

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Several Blue Bird Corp. employees have been promoted to new positions. The company also welcomed a new member to its leadership tea...

New school bus dealership launched
September 15, 2009
Blue Bird has added a new dealership, Bird Bus Sales of New York, to its North American listing of dealers.
Propane Vision will continue after GM engine plant shutdown
September 1, 2009
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird will continue to offer its Propane-Powered Vision after the closure of a GM engine plant.

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3 Texas districts purchase propane-powered buses
July 23, 2009
Three Texas school districts — Alvin Independent School District (ISD), Angleton ISD and Lindale ISD — are adding Blue Bird Corp. Propane-Powered Vis...
MacAllister Machinery Co. joins Blue Bird dealer network
July 14, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. has added MacAllister Machinery Company to its list of authorized dealers. MacAllister will serve northern and central Indiana.
Texas, New York districts take delivery of propane buses
June 15, 2009
School districts in Texas and New York have received propane school buses manufactured by Blue Bird Corp.

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Blue Bird honored by Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute
May 18, 2009
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp. was recently presented with the Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute's “Oxygen Award” during the National Alternativ...
Blue Bird reports financial strength, growth at dealer meetings
May 6, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. recently held town hall-style dealer meetings in Dallas and Denver moderated by company President and CEO Greg Bennett, who provided financial outlook information and answered dealer questions.
Blue Bird addresses former coach division shutdown rumors
April 28, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. issued the following statement from Greg Bennett, president and CEO, regarding the financial strength of the company.
Strong sales reported for propane school bus
April 22, 2009
Blue Bird Corp. and CleanFUEL USA will provide 154 Blue Bird propane-powered Vision school buses to several Southern California school districts and ...
Blue Bird announces salaried workforce reduction
April 14, 2009
FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp. has made reductions in its workforce, affecting about 20 salaried employees.

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