The school bus manufacturer will start offering Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems’ Intellipark Electronic Parking Brake on its Saf-T-Liner C2 and Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric bus in July 2020.
The IC Bus parent company opens its NEXT eMobility Solutions unit in Detroit to deliver customized electrification solutions for commercial vehicles, including school buses.
The mulit-dispenser charging solution enables automated, sequential vehicle charging with up to four dispensers per power control system.
The National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services (NASDPTS) held its annual conference in Washington, D.C., for the first time from Oct. 13 to 17. Hot topics included electric buses, illegal bus passing, and safety recommendations on fire suppression systems, seat belts, and evacuation training.
Electric buses, onboard technology, seat belts, and illegal passing were key points of discussion on the first full day.
The electric school bus manufacturer’s second educational facility is located in Green Island. Lion launched its first Experience Center in Sacramento, Calif., last fall.
The two states are offering funding for low-emission, alt-fuel school buses. Florida is also providing funding for electric vehicle charging infrastructure.
Charge times, cost, and fleet size are important factors to take into account when planning how best to integrate electric buses into a fleet.
Acquiring electric buses and the requisite infrastructure can have the unintended consequence of having more kids riding on older buses, generating higher overall fleet emissions, due to cutbacks on the basic turnover of the existing fleet.
The state's third round of Volkswagen settlement funding will be used to reimburse public school districts for the purchase of new electric school buses, charging infrastructure, and propane buses.
The Thomas Built Buses executive discusses the school bus’s vital role in education, his role in bringing a game-changing bus to the market, and pupil transportation’s opportunity to be a clean energy leader with electric buses.
Triad Community Unit School District #2 will receive a $650,000 grant for the purchase of three electric school buses and charging infrastructure.
A school bus fit for a fiesta, a driver who appears on Good Morning America, and Washington’s first electric school bus are among the standout photos from School Bus Fleet's website and Snapshots department in recent issues.