Green Bus

First Blue Bird Electric School Buses Delivered in North America

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp. just delivered the first electric-powered school buses to customers in California and Ontario, just in time for the new school year. Seven Type-D All American rear engine electric school buses and one Type A Micro Bird G5 electric school bus will begin operations this year.

DTNA Brings Vocational, Electric Solutions to the IAA 2018

HANNOVER, Germany — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is showcasing the Freightliner EconicSD, Freightliner 114SD and the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 all-electric school bus at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018. The products will be part of the Daimler exhibit (#FG P98), which will feature Daimler commercial vehicle solutions from around the world.

Township H.S. District 211 Adds Propane Buses

PALATINE, Ill. — Township High School District 211 has added 15 propane autogas-fueled buses to its fleet for the 2018-19 school year. These Blue Bird Vision Propane Type C models reduce operating costs and help the school district lower its carbon footprint.

ROUSH CleanTech Debuts First Propane Autogas Engine 90 Percent Cleaner

LIVONIA, Mich. — Alternative-fuel technology company, ROUSH CleanTech, has developed the first available propane autogas engine certified to California Air Resources Board’s optional low oxides of nitrogen emissions standard for heavy-duty engines, with 0.02 grams per brake horsepower-hour (g/bhp-hr). The engine is 90 percent cleaner than the current Environmental Protection Agency’s most stringent 0.2 g/bhp-hr heavy-duty engine standard.

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