Over 40 school districts in Southern California will soon each receive up to 15 CNG and propane school buses to replace pre-1994 diesel school buses.
With a small fleet of 10 buses total, North Crawford School District has acquired three propane models over the past two years and plans to buy more.
The New York State Bus Distributors Association recommends including all viable clean-engine technologies in a replacement program.
The company, best known for its propane fuel systems, expands its alt-fuel portfolio with electric vehicles built on the Ford F-650 chassis.
The event comes as the state considers how to spend its $209 million share of VW mitigation funding.
Roush CleanTech is fielding inquiries about propane and other fuels in the new “Got Questions?” section of the School Bus Fleet site.
The Type A manufacturer plans to start delivering its new electric model by the end of September. President Steve Girardin also expects a boost for propane buses with VW settlement funding.
School buses powered by Roush CleanTech propane fuel systems with Ford 6.8L 2V and 3V engines are covered under the CARB HD-OBD certification.
The California Association of School Transportation Officials presents sessions on student safety on the bus as it celebrates 50 years.
With temperatures as low as minus 30, Howard-Winneshiek CSD says its propane buses warm up in a few minutes.
The gasoline CE bus will start full production next month, and the ChargE electric bus will tour the West Coast, IC Bus officials reveal in an interview.
The alternative-fuel technology supplier promotes a handful of staff members in key leadership positions. Todd Mouw is the new president of Roush CleanTech.
San Antonio ISD earns a DERA grant of nearly $300,000 to be used in replacing 11 diesel buses with propane models.