David George

David George

100,000th Saf-T-Liner School Bus Delivered

The landmark 100,000th Saf-T-Liner C2 from Thomas Built Bus was delivered to Montgomery County Public Schools in Virginia, which has added the vehicle to its current fleet of 130 buses that collectively travel almost 2 million miles per year.

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Navistar CEO Praises Electric School Bus 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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California Child Safety Alert System Bill Up in Air

As of June 20, the California State Senate is still considering the “Child Safety Alert System” (CSAS) legislation, SB 1269. The law would delay by one year the Jan. 1, 2018 deadline requirements for implementing California Vehicle Code section 28160 “on or before the beginning of the 2018-2019 school year.”

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Leece-Neville Alternator Posted on Blue Birds

NOVI, MICH. — Prestolite has been awarded standard position by Blue Bird Corp. to supply IdlePro 12V 210-amp heavy duty alternators from Leece-Neville® Heavy Duty Systems for fitment on Blue Bird school buses, beginning in July 2018. The latest standard position announcement extends a longstanding relationship between the two companies.