Operators see reliable and quieter operation, fuel cost savings, and longer brake life. They recommend partnering with utility companies, installing charging infrastructure before receiving buses, and extensive driver training.
Thirteen school bus operators receive funding for an electric school bus and charging infrastructure from the Ontario Electric School Bus Pilot Program.
The school bus manufacturer demonstrates the chargE at a Los Angeles high school as part of the tour’s first leg.
The Rural School Bus Pilot Project is delivering dozens of electric school buses to rural districts as part of a disbursement of more than $1.2 billion for more alternative-fuel vehicles in the state.
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.
As state agencies work out plans for their share of the Volkswagen diesel mitigation funding, it has become clear that allocations for school buses will vary widely from state to state.
The school bus manufacturer demonstrates the chargE at the LeMay America’s Car Museum in Tacoma to high school students.
The school bus manufacturer takes its Type C and D electric buses for ride-and-drive events across the U.S. Deliveries are expected to begin in late summer/early fall.
The California Association of School Transportation Officials presents sessions on student safety on the bus as it celebrates 50 years.
Tony Watkins and Nate Baguio join Lion as the electric school bus manufacturer expands its vehicle lineup.
The OEM kicks off a national tour with its ChargE concept electric bus. The first stop is the California Association of School Transportation Officials conference.
The Volkswagen Group unveils the SEDRIC (SElf DRIving Car) School Bus concept at the International Geneva Motor Show. It features conveniences such as on-demand travel, but many issues related to school transportation need to be resolved.