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Blue Bird Electric School Buses Showcased at Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference

NIAGARA FALLS, ONT CANADA — At the Canadian Pupil Transportation Conference (CPTC) trade show, Blue Bird featured its exclusive, all-electric type D and A buses for attendees to preview. Today, at the conclusion of the event, Blue Bird hosted the Blue Bird Experience, a customer ride-and-drive featuring a full line-up of Blue Bird’s class-leading products and services. School buses in the ride-and-drive event included buses powered by electric, gasoline, diesel and propane engines. In showcasing the widest range of powertrain offerings in the industry, transportation leaders from across North America have the power of choice when they select Blue Bird buses for their fleet, with every fuel type available.

Solid Blue Bird Fiscal 2018 Second Quarter Financial Performance Supports Achievement of Full Year Guidance

Macon, GA. — Blue Bird Corp. (“Blue Bird”) (NASDAQ: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses, announced today its fiscal 2018 second quarter results. Blue Bird Corporation delivered higher revenue, up 4 percent from the prior year, positive net income of $1.8 million and solid Adjusted EBITDA of $10.0 million.  Positive earnings were delivered despite higher commodity costs.

NYS Bus Distributors Assn. Releases Recommendations for New York’s Volkswagen Settlement Funds

NEW YORK, N.Y. — The New York State Bus Distributors Association (NYSBDA) is recommending that New York State use some of its Volkswagen Clean Air Act settlement funds to establish a school bus replacement program. The program allows for the purchase of school buses with all current viable engine and fuel technologies that meet or exceed the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) 2010 emission standards for school buses.