There is More to School Bus Emissions than NOx

There is much debate about the cleanliness of school buses today, particularly surrounding diesel and propane engines. Both are touted as clean burning and emissions data being thrown around in the industry can make you dizzy and, quite frankly, confused. The truth is that, based on EPA-regulated emissions, clean-diesel school buses today are comparable to or cleaner than other fuel types like propane, CNG and gasoline.

New State-of-the-Art Blue Bird Dealership in Missouri

FENTON, MO. — Central States Bus Sales, Blue Bird’s bus dealership representing the entire state of Missouri and four other states in the Midwest, has moved its Missouri branch and corporate headquarters to a new location in Fenton, MO, which features significant upgrades.

Introducing the IC Bus, Gasoline Powered CE Series

IC Bus is now in production with the CE Series Gasoline Type C school bus. The CE Series with the PSI 8.8L gasoline engine is purpose built and designed for stop and start operation, featuring similar power and performance to diesel, which allows for immediate acceleration after stops and greater hill climbing capacity. “We know our customers want a choice in powertrain options and our new gasoline-powered bus will be just another example of how IC Bus is responding to market demand,” commented Trish Reed, vice president and GM of IC Bus.

Student Accessibility, Safety Featured at TSD Trade Show

FRISCO, Texas – Several exhibitors displayed new products at the TSD Trade Show, including a redesigned low-floor school bus from Type-A body manufacturer Collins Bus that removes the need for a wheelchair lift and increases accessibility for all students.

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