Thomas Built Buses is now offering a feature called Diesel Particulate Filter Temperature Stabilization, aka “Stay Warm,” on its buses with Cummins diesel engines.
The American Petroleum Institute has licensed more than 400 oils that meet the CK-4 and FA-4 standards approved by the association last year.
The gasoline-powered Type C school bus, which uses a Ford 6.8L V10 engine, is now certified to the federal standard of 0.20 g/bhp-hr for NOx emissions.
The 7.7-liter medium-duty diesel engine will be offered for the Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner HDX school bus starting in 2018.
Coverage of the PSI propane and gasoline engines expands to five years, unlimited miles — up from 100,000 miles.
The company’s new facility in Portland has capacity for up to 500 units, including gas and diesel engines, transmissions, and differentials.
The 2016 total of school bus sales in the U.S. and Canada, 40,925 units, is the highest mark for the industry in the past 10 years.
TRP Engine Oil, TRP Synthetic Transmission Oil, and TRP Synthetic Gear Oil are the newest additions to the supplier’s global catalog.
The data- and analytics-based solutions enable Cummins to monitor engines and deliver real-time fault code alerts.
The new diesel engine, equipped with Detroit Connect Virtual Technician, will be available for order in 2018.
The agreement, originally set to run through 2018, will now run through 2021. It covers the alternative-fuel system supplier's 8.8-liter propane and gasoline engines for Navistar's subsidiary, IC Bus.
The remanufactured International MaxxForce DT 7.6L Running Complete diesel engine is available for the following 2007 to 2010 applications: IC Bus 300 Series buses; International 4300 Series; and International 4400 Series.
The American Petroleum Institute has approved two new diesel engine oil standards: CK-4 and FA-4. Here’s an explanation of the new categories.