The second-largest school district in the country places a big order of Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses.
The district recently replaced the majority of its diesel fleet with 124 new CNG buses. Here, Director of Transportation Lon Waterman discusses the financial and environmental aspects of the decision.
Blue Springs (Mo.) R-IV School District purchases the Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses from Thomas Built Buses. It is the second U.S. school district to introduce these buses into its fleet.
The National Conference on Weights and Measures approves the diesel gallon equivalent standard as a legally authorized method of sale for natural gas sold as motor fuel.
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.
As our sales numbers show, diesel still dominates the school bus market, but there’s growing interest in the alternatives.
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.
New gasoline and CNG school buses, a V8 diesel engine, and electronic stability control are among the offerings that customers experience at a Blue Bird event in Nashville.
John Roselli will handle sales, education and training for the school bus OEM’s growing lineup of green vehicles.
The supplier’s engine lineup meets the current EPA regulations and the second step in greenhouse gas and fuel-efficiency standards, which take effect in 2017.