Another national trade show has come and gone, with school bus manufacturers and suppliers headed to their respective corners of the country, but not before showing their wares to hundreds of student transporters in Columbus, Ohio.
COLUMBUS, Ohio – IC Bus expects to launch its new ChargE electric school bus as early as 2019, the manufacturer announced at the open of the National Association for Pupil Transportation trade show.
Thomas Built Bus introduced its new all-electric school bus on Saturday afternoon to NAPT and NASDPTS conference attendees.
Navistar announced prior to start of the National Association for Pupil Transportation Summit in Columbus, Ohio that IC Bus will unveil a new all-electric concept school bus.
The Lion Electric Company said it is partnering with Power Energy as the school bus manufacturer eyes the launch of a new zero-emissions electric minibus next year.
John Willard Thomas, a grandson of Thomas Built Buses founder Perley A. Thomas and a former lead engineer, president, CEO and chairman for the school bus manufacturer, passed away Oct. 26 after a short illness. He was thought to be 90.
Cummins acquired the assets mobile battery pack designer Brammo, Inc. as it moves forward in development of electric powertrains.