Cummins, which produces the drivetrains in Blue Bird’s electric buses, is investing $500 million in electrification over three years as part of an effort to support California customers.
Bullet Proof Diesel’s line of EGR coolers are now available for Cummins ISB, ISC, ISL, QSL, and L9 engine platforms.
The major engine manufacturer will purchase Efficient Drivetrains Inc., which is supplying powertrains for forthcoming electric school bus models.
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.
The 2018 B6.7N engine is rated up to 240 horsepower/560 lb-ft. torque. It can run on CNG, LNG, or RNG.
Cummins’ Connected Diagnostics is now available to customers using Zonar's V3 telematics control unit. It is designed to prioritize engine fault information and offer actionable recommendations.
Sessions at the Oregon Pupil Transportation Association event cover such compelling issues as missed bus stops, stop-arm running, and crashes with stationary objects. New school buses and a scenic river also catch attendees' attention.
The Guidanz app enables customers to read prioritized engine fault codes and other key engine information wherever they are operating.
The Cummins B4.5, B6.7, and L9 engine platforms are compatible with paraffinic renewable diesel fuels meeting the EN 15940 specification.
The engine manufacturer officially endorses and recommends two Power Service products: Diesel Kleen and Diesel Fuel Supplement.