Thomas Built Buses is now offering a feature called Diesel Particulate Filter Temperature Stabilization, aka “Stay Warm,” on its buses with Cummins diesel engines.
Amid concerns about the fate of the DERA program, a new round of grants is made available to reduce emissions from older diesel vehicles, including school buses.
Fuel choices, school reform, and the ongoing driver shortage are hot topics at School Bus eXchange 2017.
Logan Bus Co. purchases Trans Star Type A diesel models to upgrade and expand its fleet.
ESW Group, which manufactures aftermarket diesel particulate filters and diesel oxidation catalysts, opens a new 40,000 square foot, lean manufacturing facility to increase production capacity.
The American Petroleum Institute has licensed more than 400 oils that meet the CK-4 and FA-4 standards approved by the association last year.
The 7.7-liter medium-duty diesel engine will be offered for the Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner HDX school bus starting in 2018.
$2.7 billion will be used to establish a mitigation trust fund to support the replacement or repowering of school buses and other diesel vehicles.
The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act funding will be used to replace or retrofit 401 older diesel school buses.
The new funding, for projects to reduce NOx, is in addition to the $2.7 billion already required of Volkswagen for the environmental mitigation trust.
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.