Thomas Built dealers who have equipped their stock buses with SynTec’s S3C Convertible seat can make last-minute seat changes to tailor the bus to customer specs.
Past and current leaders of Thomas Built Buses discuss how play-inspiring streetcars, family legacies, and a timely switch to yellow bus manufacturing all figure in to the company’s compelling history.
As the school bus OEM marks its 100th anniversary this year, this pictorial gives a brief overview of the company’s history, including streetcars, buses, and company leaders.
The Saf-T-Anchor Removable Seat (S.T.A.R.S.) system is designed to enable easier removal and installation of passenger seats for special-needs students.
The program involves training to eliminate waste from business practices by reducing vehicle downtime and lowering life-cycle costs.
The medium duty engine will be available in Thomas Built Buses products starting in 2018.
Officials say that the new facility in Dallas will enable customers of DTNA brands, including Thomas Built Buses, to receive parts faster.
Three sessions of Thomas Built Institute Service Training will be offered in 2016, including a new Canadian edition.
John Roselli will handle sales, education and training for the school bus OEM’s growing lineup of green vehicles.
Freightliner Custom Chassis will expand its current office building, employee parking lot, completed chassis parking, and loading and delivery operations. The facilities manufacture the chassis for the Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2.
The increased transmission warranty will be on Thomas school bus models built in 2016 that include the Allison 2500, 2550, 2300 or 2350 PTS.
Pedestrian detection technology could be ideal for a school bus on an urban route. ESC is particularly beneficial for a bus traveling at higher speeds.
The landmark Saf-T-Liner C2 goes to Bishop Bus Service in Maryland. Thomas Built has another upcoming milestone: its 100th anniversary.