The engine is certified to the optional low nitrogen oxide (NOx) level of 0.05 g/bhp-hr. It is available in Blue Bird Type C buses and class 4 to 7 vehicles.
The Cummins B4.5, B6.7, and L9 engine platforms are compatible with paraffinic renewable diesel fuels meeting the EN 15940 specification.
The engine manufacturer officially endorses and recommends two Power Service products: Diesel Kleen and Diesel Fuel Supplement.
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 Guidanz app enables customers to read prioritized engine fault codes and other key engine information wherever they are operating.
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.