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July 2016

JULY16 STN CoverPhoto Courtesy: Erwin HarrisonThe Micro Bird Type-A brand is an industry leader in more ways than one, as it draws upon the Girardin family legacy of embracing innovation, such as the propane autogas minibus. This year, Girardin celebrates its 50th anniversary as a school bus manufacturer.

All-Electric eLion Getting Ready to Roar by 2015

Lion Bus is entering the alternative-fuel school bus market with an all-electric, plug-in conventional model that is expected to be in full release by next school year. With the announcement, all large school bus manufacturers will offer at least one alt-fuel option.

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Idle Times

It is a good time to be in the idling business, say many in the school bus industry, whether you are pushing alternative fuels, emissions control and exhaust products or engine pre-heating systems for school buses.

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NHTSA NPRM Eyes Roof-Crush Standards for Motorcoaches

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proposed a new rule to enhance rollover structural integrity of motorcoaches and "over-the-road" buses in the event of a crash to improve roof strength. The proposal comes on the heels of a new requirement implemented last year to require lap-shoulder seat belts on motorcoaches to improve passenger safety.

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