$94M Funded for Electric, CNG School Buses in California

Under Grant Funding Opportunity GFO-17-607 (School Bus Replacement for California School Districts and County Offices of Education), California school districts can apply for a share of $94.1 million in funding to purchase new electric or CNG school buses, as well as charging and fueling infrastructure. 

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Navistar CEO Talks Success of Electric School Bus, VW Pact

Troy Clarke, CEO of IC Bus parent company Navistar International Corp. (NYSE: NAV), provided new details on its electric drive school bus in a routine quarterly earnings results conference call with key stock analysts from Bank of America, Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and others. 

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ADOMANI Hires New Marketing Director

CORONA, CALIF. — ADOMANI, Inc. (NASDAQ: ADOM) is proud to announce and welcome Allen Stafford as the organization’s new marketing director. Stafford’s responsibility includes developing the ADOMANI brand, identifying new markets for current and upcoming zero-emissions products, developing go-to-market strategies for products, and helping grow market share.

Webinar Answers Common Questions on Electric School Buses

School bus dealer A-Z Bus Sales, manufacturer Blue Bird Corp., and electric drivetrain provider ADOMANI, Inc. answered some common questions on all-electric school bus acquisition and usage in California, while four local air quality management districts shared how they could assist with grant funds.

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Lion Electric Reveals All-Electric Midi/Minibus

Zero-emissions vehicle manufacturer The Lion Electric Co. revealed its new all-electric, 26-foot midi/minibus at the Movin’On event in Montreal, the eLionM. The low-floor bus meets paratransit/transit/urban requirements, and can travel 150 miles on a single charge, said compay founder and CEO Marc Bedard.

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Blue Bird Electric School Buses Showcased at Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference

NIAGARA FALLS, ONT CANADA — At the Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference (CPTC) trade show, Blue Bird featured its exclusive, all-electric type D and A buses for attendees to preview. Today, at the conclusion of the event, Blue Bird hosted the Blue Bird Experience, a customer ride-and-drive featuring a full line-up of Blue Bird’s class-leading products and services. School buses in the ride-and-drive event included buses powered by electric, gasoline, diesel and propane engines. In showcasing the widest range of powertrain offerings in the industry, transportation leaders from across North America have the power of choice when they select Blue Bird buses for their fleet, with every fuel type available.