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Colorado’s Boulder Valley School District welcomes an all-electric bus to its fleet

  This week, Colorado’s Boulder Valley School District (BVSD) welcomes an all-electric Blue Bird Vision model to its school bus fleet. According to a statement from the district, “The Blue Bird Vision model is a clean, efficient, and more environmentally sustainable version of a conventionally-fueled 71-passenger yellow bus. While the new bus will showcase electric-powered […]

Blue Bird exceeds 400 electric-powered school buses in North America

School bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corporation, with its commitment to move bus fleets to clean-power solutions, has now exceeded 400 electric-powered school buses delivered or on order. With momentum building, electric-bus sales are expected to increase further before the end of 2021. With more than 400 electric-powered school buses delivered or ordered in the last […]

Los Angeles school district purchases 10 all-electric buses

  Lion Electric (Lion), a leading manufacturer of all electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, today announced that it has secured an order for its all-electric school buses from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). This initial order of 10 LionC school buses, which follows Lion’s recent delivery of all-electric school buses to the […]

Northwest school districts opt to purchase electric vehicles from Schetky Bus & Van Sales

Schetky Bus and Van Sales, America’s Electric Bus Dealer™, recently sold electric vehicles (EVs) to Highline, Orcas Island, Lopez Island, Elma and Mary M. Knight school districts, adding EVs to their 2021 fleets. Schetky is leading the way with new EVs as green initiatives gain popularity with school bus fleets across the U.S. Devin Denney, […]

Lion Electric to bring zero-emission school buses to California’s largest school district

Lion Electric (Lion), a leading manufacturer of all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, today announced that it has secured an order for its all-electric school buses from the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD). This initial order of 10 LionC school buses, which follows Lion’s recent delivery of all-electric school buses to the Twin Rivers […]

IC Bus and Kajeet expand partnership to provide comprehensive Wi-Fi solution

 IC Bus, the leading school bus manufacturer and a subsidiary of Navistar, and Kajeet, a leading provider of IoT connectivity, software and hardware solutions that deliver safe, reliable and controlled internet connectivity to students, enterprises, state and local governments and IoT solution providers, today announced an expanded partnership to make the Kajeet SmartBus hardware and service […]

Liberty Public Schools receives $20,000 for propane-fueled school buses

The Missouri Propane Education & Research Council presented Liberty Public Schools a check for $20,000 for its purchase of 10 new Blue Bird propane autogas school buses. The emissions- and cost-reducing propane school buses are currently in service for the district’s daily and activity routes, which have decreased during the COVID-19 pandemic. “By choosing propane […]

Livonia Public Schools adds 22 new Blue Bird propane buses to its fleet

Livonia Public Schools added 22 Blue Bird propane autogas-fueled buses to its fleet with funding received from the Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE). The district was granted $844,386.40 through EGLE’s Fuel Transformation Program to purchase clean, cost-effective propane school buses that began operation when Michigan schools opened for the 2020-21 school […]

MCPS replacing 326 diesel school buses with electric school buses

As part of its commitment to sustainability, Montgomery County Public Schools (MCSP) is replacing 326 diesel school buses with electric school buses over the next four years. On Tuesday, Feb. 23, the Montgomery County Board of Education approved a $1,312,500 four-year contract between MCPS and HET MCPS, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary created by Massachusetts-based […]

Daimler Trucks NA names new CEO

The Board of Management of Daimler Truck AG has appointed John O’Leary (60) as the next President and CEO of Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) with its brands Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Thomas Built Buses, Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation and Detroit Diesel Corporation. Effective April 1, 2021 O’Leary follows Roger Nielsen (60), who retires […]