Green Bus

Blue Bird Propane School Bus Certified as Ultra-Low NOx

The U.S. EPA and California Air Resources Board recently signed off on the Blue Bird Vision Propane school bus that is powered by a ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel injection system and Ford 6.8L engine. They emit only 0.02 grams per brake horsepower hour, the lowest levels of oxides of nitrogen (NOx) available from any Class 4 through 7 propane vehicle.

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Renewable Diesel Grows in Popularity for School Buses

Transportation directors at Vista Unified School District in Southern California and Eugene School District 4J in southwest Oregon share why they made the decision to switch to renewable diesel for their fleets of school buses.

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Reflection on 120 Years of Diesel

No doubt that some vehicles and niche applications will find electrification a good fit, but for the bulk of the diesel sectors of the economy, nothing comes close.

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Biodiesel Offers a Simple Switch for School District Bus Fleets

The American Lung Association states that diesel emissions are a significant source of air pollutants that account for as many as 50,000 premature deaths in the U.S. each year, and contribute to the development of conditions like asthma and lung disease. School buses are one of the largest mass transit programs in the United States, transporting more than 24 million children every day.

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Nine Calif. School Districts Select Motiv Power Systems-Equipped Electric School Buses

FOSTER CITY CA — School districts across California are taking advantage of generous state funding initiatives to replace aging diesel powered fleets with all-electric school buses powered by Motiv Power SystemsCreative Bus Sales, an authorized Motiv dealer, oversaw the latest order for 18 new zero-emission Starcraft eQuest school buses, slated for delivery to districts throughout the state this fall. Funding for the buses was provided by the state from North and South Coast Air Quality Management Districts.

Highlighting the IC Electric Bus chargE Tour

As the IC Electric School Bus chargE continues its tour throughout North America, school bus industry stakeholders and groups that are focused on clean technologies and innovations continue to study the concept electric bus firsthand.

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