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Electric vehicle manufacturer announces V2G deployment in New York

The Lion Electric Company (Lion), an innovative manufacturer of purpose-built all-electric medium and heavy-duty urban vehicles, is pleased to announce that it has been successful in using its electric school buses to supply electricity back to Con Edison utility customers, as part of the company’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) pilot deployment in White Plains, New York. The […]

Commercial zero-emission vehicle company to list on NYSE through merger

Lightning eMotors, a leading provider of complete electrification solutions for commercial fleets, and GigCapital3, Inc. (GIK or GigCapital3), a Technology, Media and Telecom (TMT) Private-to-Public Equity (PPE)™ corporation, today announced they have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination that will result in Lightning eMotors becoming a publicly listed company. Upon closing of the […]

V2G technology leader demonstrates V2G capability with Con Edison

Nuvve Corporation, a San Diego-based, green energy technology company and a leader in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, has begun using the batteries on five electric school buses (e-buses) to provide power to Con Edison’s grid, marking the first time in New York State history that electricity has flowed from buses into a utility’s grid. The e-buses […]

Transfinder CARES Act expires Dec. 31, 2020

Transfinder Corp. has released its own CARES Act designed to help schools overcome budgetary challenges caused by the pandemic by reducing the cost to access its award-winning software and deferring payments until July 2021. CARES stands for Client Aid Relief for (r)Evolutionary Software. For as little as $4,995, districts can get started with Transfinder’s industry […]

Donation helps keep Jefferson County elementary students warm

Vehicle Service Group (VSG) is helping students in Jefferson County, Indiana school districts stay warm this winter by donating hats and gloves to every elementary student in the county. The donation was part of VSG’s effort to give back for Giving Tuesday, a global generosity movement encouraging people and organizations to transform their communities. The […]

AMF-Bruns announces winner of its 3rd annual National Special-Needs School Bus Driver Of The Year award

  AMF-Bruns of America, global leader in wheelchair and occupant securement since 1958, is pleased to announce Elaine Hernsberger, Special Needs Bus Driver, as the winner of the 3rd annual AMF-Bruns National Special-Needs School Bus Driver Of The Year award. She works for the Hays CISD in Uhland, Texas. Elaine improves the riding experience of […]

NAPT® is launching NAPT ACTS!

By Emma Green The National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) is co-launching an educational streaming service with the Center for Effective School Operations’ (CESO) Rethink EDU platform. The new web portal will provide school transportation and education-related content created to help manage the current and future challenges of K-12 transportation. Over the next 40 weeks, […]

School district adopts school bus tracking, contact tracing and fleet management solutions

  CalAmp, a global technology solutions pioneer transforming the mobile connected economy, today announced that another North Carolina community has adopted its award-winning school bus technology. The Iredell-Statesville School District joins more than a dozen other North Carolina school districts by onboarding CalAmp’s powerful technology to help its schools more intelligently manage the threat of […]

Collision avoidance solution now available on Blue Bird school buses

Blue Bird and Safety Vision have partnered together to further increase the safety of the yellow school bus in the form of Mobileye®, a widely-used passive collision avoidance solution that helps to prevent accidents. The program works by combining Safety Vision’s 360-degree camera, which gives the driver a complete view around the exterior of the […]

Nuvve and Lion Electric announce Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) collaboration

Nuvve Corporation (Nuvve), a San Diego based, green energy technology company and the global leader in vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology, and The Lion Electric Co. (Lion Electric), a leading original equipment manufacturer of all-electric heavy-duty vehicles based in Saint-Jérôme (Québec, Canada), announced today their collaboration on launching vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology as a standard feature of their […]