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U.S. EPA, CARB Certify Blue Bird Gasoline Vision

Blue Bird announced that its Gasoline Vision school bus has received certification it exceeds the federal standard of 0.20 g/bhp-hr in nitrogen oxide emissions. EPA and the California Air Resources Board approved the bus last month.

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Technology Reshapes School Bus Parts Ordering, Inventory

The sight of a grease-under-the-nails, rag-in-the-back-pocket, seasoned mechanic leafing through the stained and dog-eared pages of a parts catalog is an enduring image for anyone who has spent even the shortest amount of time in a bus garage. 

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Mechanical Know-How Evolves Alongside Technological Advances

As the machinery that operates the school bus advances, so does the training to keep those intricate parts running in optimal condition. To stay on top of the latest updates in technology, bus shops must maintain a near constant level of focus on technical proficiency.  

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Propane School Buses Back In Business in South Carolina

South Carolina's Department of Education (DOE) took receipt of the first propane school buses in the state since the 1980s with the purchase of 26 new Blue Bird Propane Visions destined for two local school districts.

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