The new bus, called the Minotrek, can carry up to 20 passengers and is available with a diesel or gasoline engine.
The school bus manufacturer's Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric bus receives certification and eligibility for grant funding from two California agencies.
The new Saf-T-Liner C2 propane bus comes equipped with the Driveforce 8.8L LPG engine, which offers high torque for hill-climbing power while maintaining lower engine speeds.
As electric buses become a more feasible option for pupil transporters, operators in the U.S. and Canada are noting various benefits, including charging efficiency, fuel savings, and the need for consistent maintenance training.
Even though ESC is not required on new school buses in the U.S.,many OEMs are making the technology standard, guaranteeing school districts provide safe, efficient transportation for students.
A growing demand for propane buses in recent years has sparked an influx of training programs for maintenance technicians. Here, industry experts share top tips and best practices for maintaining propane school buses.
Through customer surveys completed on the delivery of school buses in 2018, the manufacturer achieves the highest category of Net Promoter Score.
The Thomas Built Buses president and CEO discusses how the manufacturer has ramped up safety technologies to fulfill its vision of safely transporting students.
Henrico County (Va.) Public Schools receives the first Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus equipped with the new Detroit DD5 engine.
The North Carolina-based school bus manufacturer serves as title sponsor for The Bobby Labonte Foundation’s Charity Bike Ride, helping to raise $50,000 for three local nonprofit organizations.
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.
The school bus manufacturer sponsors Brad Keselowski as he drives the No. 2 Thomas Built Buses Ford Fusion in the First Data 500 Race.
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.