The driver is bringing students home from school when he feels the floor getting hot and pulls over. He safely gets all five students off the bus before it is consumed by flames.
The bus, which is now available for purchase, features an engine that is 90% cleaner than the national emissions standard, according to Roush CleanTech.
The 488LPI propane engine, which is available on Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 propane school bus, is approved for sale through Dec. 31, 2019.
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 engine, developed in partnership with Roush CleanTech, is certified at 0.02 g/bhp-hr of nitrogen oxide.
Thomas Built Buses is now accepting orders for school buses equipped with the Detroit DD5, adapted for the Saf-T-Liner C2, and the DD8, adapted for the Saf-T-Liner HDX.
Pruitt has been the subject of multiple ethics investigations. President Trump accepts his resignation while continuing to defend his work at the EPA.
The major engine manufacturer will purchase Efficient Drivetrains Inc., which is supplying powertrains for forthcoming electric school bus models.
The new diesel engine will power a Saf-T-Liner HDX school bus that the OEM will showcase next month.
The gasoline CE bus will start full production next month, and the ChargE electric bus will tour the West Coast, IC Bus officials reveal in an interview.
Working as a team, a shop in an Ohio district’s transportation department reduces regeneration incidents by about 80%, and shares the solution with other technicians.
Some school districts are seeing significant drops in DPF-related maintenance issues after using the "Stay Warm" feature for Cummins diesel engines.
The Type D line is now powered by the Cummins L9 diesel engine and offers OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics, among other features.