As our sales numbers show, diesel still dominates the school bus market, but there’s growing interest in the alternatives.
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.
Since 2015, Pinellas, Polk, Pasco, and Hillsborough County school districts have added 170 new Blue Bird Vision Propane buses and have seen lower emissions and savings in fuel and maintenance costs.
The technology is proven, and the buses offer cheaper operating costs as well as zero emissions. Still, with scarce funding in many states and extremely cold winter temperatures, will the vehicles gain traction in the school transportation market?
Orders can now be placed for Thomas Built’s first Type C school bus powered by compressed natural gas. Production is expected to begin next month.
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.
Insights on fuel options, practical ideas for Wi-Fi on school buses, and an inspiring Olympian were among the standouts at the Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference.
Canyon State Bus Sales’ new 27,500-square-foot facility enables the Blue Bird dealer to increase its staff by 15% immediately.
The new Blue Bird Vision Propane bus is expected to lower Grace School District’s operating costs while reducing environmental impact.
The second edition of School Bus eXchange brings school bus operators and suppliers to Colorado to share solutions for key issues facing the industry.
NAFTC’s free, three-day training course will be offered in Oklahoma, North Carolina, and Oregon over the next few months.
NAFTC's three-day Propane Autogas Vehicle Technician Training is designed for automotive instructors, technicians and fleet managers. The next session is scheduled for April.