Central Unified School District’s two new buses have a 100-mile range on a full battery charge, according to the district.
The West Fargo Public Schools board of directors provides $314,200 in funding for the district's and state's first electric-powered school bus.
The Thomas Built Buses president and CEO discusses how the manufacturer has ramped up safety technologies to fulfill its vision of safely transporting students.
The operator will begin running a total of 14 LionC buses in Montreal's North Shore starting in 2019.
Bellflower Unified School District displays the two new Blue Bird Type D All American Rear Engine Electric school buses it received in September.
Nearly $13 million of the state’s $64.8 million in mitigation plan funds will go toward replacing aging diesel school buses with new diesel-powered, electric, or other alt-fuel buses.
The school bus manufacturer will showcase key technological advancements in electric vehicle technology and the newest diesel engines at the association’s trade show on Tuesday.
With healthy property tax revenue and high demand to replace old school buses, industry sales will hit recent highs again this year, says the Blue Bird CEO. Meanwhile, the manufacturer has new electric models hitting the road and a new propane engine with ultra-low NOx emissions, helping fuel a shift toward more non-diesel buses.
Customers in California and Ontario will operate a total of seven Blue Bird Type D electric buses and one Micro Bird Type A electric model.
Nicholas Voisard brings nearly a decade of management experience in the industry to the electric school bus manufacturer.
Workshops will cover such topics as school choice, employee retention, and school shootings. A live-action event will demonstrate school bus fires and evacuations.
Nine California districts and a New York school bus company will receive a total of 20 electric school buses this fall.
Malinda Sandhu brings more than 10 years of industry experience to the electric school bus manufacturer.