The new diesel engine, equipped with Detroit Connect Virtual Technician, will be available for order in 2018.
Part of the deal is $2.7 billion for a mitigation trust, which will fund emission reduction projects that can include school buses.
After ending a contract with a transportation company, Rockwood School District acquires its own fleet of 164 Blue Bird diesel school buses.
The remanufactured International MaxxForce DT 7.6L Running Complete diesel engine is available for the following 2007 to 2010 applications: IC Bus 300 Series buses; International 4300 Series; and International 4400 Series.
Rebates for purchasing new school buses to replace older models range from $15,000 to $25,000 per bus.
The American Petroleum Institute has approved two new diesel engine oil standards: CK-4 and FA-4. Here’s an explanation of the new categories.
Many transportation companies are not taking advantage of some of the applicable tax credits. Here, a CPA provides details on fuel tax savings and a work opportunity credit.
The new CO2 and fuel consumption standards for vocational vehicles — including school buses — start in model year 2021.
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.
The new, patented Wireless Diesel Tachometer is designed to provide a simple, self-powered solution for generating tachometry readings from nearly any motor.
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.
In an interview with SBF, IC Bus exec Trish Reed discusses the new gasoline option, which is expected to provide easier maintenance and quieter operation compared to a diesel.
The new nine-liter diesel engine option will be available for the rear-engine Type D bus in 2017.