At the NAPT conference, the manufacturer surprises attendees with a Saf-T-Liner C2 electric bus, which has a range of about 100 miles.
The manufacturer is partnering with Power Energy Corp. in an effort to distribute and perfect its electric school bus as well as to introduce other all-electric vehicles.
The fully operational vehicle is a joint effort between IC Bus parent company Navistar and alliance partner Volkswagen Truck & Bus Group.
The donation recognizes Elk Grove USD’s addition of propane school buses to its fleet.
The electric vehicle solution supplier will deliver three GreenPower Synapse 72 all-electric Type D buses to Calaveras Unified School District in California.
The program will provide funding to replace pre-1994 diesel school buses in Southern California.
Crittenden County School District switches 11 buses in its fleet from diesel to propane as part of a state pilot and saves more than $63,000 over two years.
Monday, Oct. 2, became the “Trust Effective Date” for the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust. Now, states have 60 days to elect to become beneficiaries.
The pilot is designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. It gives select school bus operators in Ontario up to $400,000 for a bus and charging infrastructure.
A public workshop will seek input on the state’s use of its $423 million share of the VW diesel settlement funding.
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.
The 2018 B6.7N engine is rated up to 240 horsepower/560 lb-ft. torque. It can run on CNG, LNG, or RNG.
The survey covers such timely topics as school bus driver shortage, new bus buying, and changes in transportation service levels.