The new CO2 and fuel consumption standards for vocational vehicles — including school buses — start in model year 2021.
North Kansas City School District purchases the new Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG as a step toward converting its entire fleet to the alternative fuel.
SmartEfficiency focuses on improved uptime, reliability, and fuel economy, according to Cummins. The supplier's 2017 school bus engine lineup offers diesel and natural gas options.
The Vision Gen 4 Propane bus incorporates changes that enhance serviceability and reliability, according to the OEM.
The station fuels Lodi Unified School District’s 54 CNG buses and serves as a backup for other fleets in the area.
Volkswagen’s diesel car scandal settlements in the U.S. will provide $2.7 billion for emissions reduction projects, with school buses being among the eligible vehicles.
Adomani receives letters of intent from nine school districts in California for 25 GreenPower Type C and Type A all-electric buses.
The districts get grants of up to $350,000 for electric Type C school buses and chargers for a pilot program in Massachusetts.
In addition to helping school buses run more cleanly and efficiently, many retrofit products on the market are designed for easy installation and to reduce engine wear.
Wayne Township’s new propane-powered Blue Bird buses are funded in part by a $45,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Energy Development.
The new Blue Bird Vision Propane bus is expected to lower Grace School District’s operating costs while reducing environmental impact.
The EPA funds will go toward replacing two of Rocky River City School District’s older buses. Meanwhile, Head Mechanic Eric Wrath earns a statewide honor.
In a new report on the grant program, the EPA also says that the funding has helped clean up 335,200 tons of NOx and 14,700 tons of particulate matter.