IC Bus announced it would roll out its CE Series school bus powered by the Power Solutions International (PSI) 8.8-liter LP propane engine next summer, for the start of the 2015-2016 school year. With this launch, now all three major school bus OEMs will have propane offerings.
A Type-D school bus converted to electric from diesel and outfitted with solar panels received the go-ahead from CHP last week to be pilot tested in Gilroy, California, located about 80 miles southeast of San Francisco.
Blue Bird said FuelSense, the rebranded next generation in fuel savings launched recently by Allison Transmissions, is a standard offering on all Vision and All American models with Cummins ISB6.7L diesel engines and Allison's 2000 Series transmission.
School districts have a number of options and opportunities for everything from identifying grant fund projects for alternative fuel vehicles and infrastructure to obtaining help in grant writing, a Clean Cities expert told STN webinar viewers on Tuesday.