The manufacturer launches its eLionM, its new electric midi-minibus, and shares plans to unveil the eLionA this summer.
Electric school buses are becoming more prominent in pupil transportation as the "Big 3" manufacturers release their own models and tour them, and pilots see positive results.
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.
Tony Watkins and Nate Baguio join Lion as the electric school bus manufacturer expands its vehicle lineup.
Peter Rego takes on the position of chief commercial officer USA for the bus manufacturer.
Consider this contrast: SBF's 2018 Fact Book listings include 10 school bus body manufacturers. Ten years ago, only six of those companies were in the market.
The manufacturer is partnering with Power Energy Corp. in an effort to distribute and perfect its electric school bus as well as to introduce other all-electric vehicles.