The school bus manufacturer and technology partner Adomani host a ride-and-drive to showcase Blue Bird's Type D electric RE bus for some of the largest utility companies in the U.S.
LAS VEGAS — The Alternative Fuels and Vehicles Conference and Expo 2009 will be held in Orlando, Fla., from April 19 to 22.
Highlights of the conference will include a keynote address by T. Boone Pickens, founder and chairman of BP Capital Management, who will discuss ending U.S. dependence on foreign oil through what he calls The Pickens Plan. He will be joined by Andrew Littlefair, president and CEO of Clean Energy Fuels.
More than 200 experts will make presentations on fuel options including natural gas, ethanol, biodiesel, propane, electricity and hydrogen, and the vehicles they power. Speakers will also cover conversions, infrastructure, plug-in hybrids, funding and incentives.
The Expo Marketplace will include major auto manufacturers, technology developers, industrial, heavy-duty and bus manufacturers, engine manufacturers, component suppliers and developers, fuel suppliers, government agencies, universities, and environmental and industry associations.
During the Ride-n-Drive event, attendees will have the opportunity to get behind the wheel of the latest vehicle offerings and get product information to aid in decision-making. Company representatives will be on hand to answer questions.
For more information, visit www.afv2009.com. Early registration pricing is available through Jan. 30.
The 2018 B6.7N engine is rated up to 240 horsepower/560 lb-ft. torque. It can run on CNG, LNG, or RNG.
The New York School Bus Contractors Association will also address school bus safety and technology, new road tests, and driver retention at its annual convention in October.
The survey covers such timely topics as school bus driver shortage, new bus buying, and changes in transportation service levels.
In the new role, Kim Alston will work with school bus dealers and customers to determine the best powertrain offerings for fleets.
Colton Joint Unified School District will place the Type C Starcraft buses, powered by Motiv Power Systems, on its routes in the next few weeks.
A recent visit to a Southern California school district revealed the pride that the transportation team takes in their work, their fleet, and their facility.
School districts can qualify for $5,000 grants for newly purchased propane-powered CE Series school buses.
Pro Penetrant and Lubricant features FlashSight LED technology, a built-in LED light located directly above the spray nozzle.
The TomTom Bridge with GPSi software is designed to help streamline routing, scheduling vehicle maintenance, and other tasks.
GreenPower Motor Co. and dealer School Bus Sales of California secure orders for 11 Synapse all-electric Type D school buses.
Fulton County Schools’ new Blue Bird buses are also equipped with three-point belts.
CLASS suspension systems for buses are designed to provide a smoother and safer ride for passengers.
The 8-inch industrial Diamond File Set is designed to cut faster, smoother, and cleaner for a better finish.
Winners of the association’s 2017 honors include Barry Stock of Landmark Student Transportation, Kyle Martin of TransPar, and Manuel Vasquez of First Student.