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.
The OEM will offer a new compressed natural gas school bus, a new Cummins diesel engine and a new Eaton transmission next year.
The first four production units of the compressed natural gas NEXBUS go to Pennsylvania’s Lower Merion School District.
The company will construct a new station for North Kansas City School District that includes fast-fill and time-fill fueling options, and will modify a maintenance facility for CNG-fueled buses.
Cummins Westport’s ISB6.7 G is a 6.7-liter mid-range natural gas engine that is based on the Cummins ISB6.7 diesel engine platform.
The NGVI training informs technicians about safely working on compressed natural gas and liquefied natural gas vehicles.