Renewable Diesel Grows in Popularity for School Buses

Transportation directors at Vista Unified School District in Southern California and Eugene School District 4J in southwest Oregon share why they made the decision to switch to renewable diesel for their fleets of school buses.

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Reflection on 120 Years of Diesel

No doubt that some vehicles and niche applications will find electrification a good fit, but for the bulk of the diesel sectors of the economy, nothing comes close.

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Biodiesel Offers a Simple Switch for School District Bus Fleets

The American Lung Association states that diesel emissions are a significant source of air pollutants that account for as many as 50,000 premature deaths in the U.S. each year, and contribute to the development of conditions like asthma and lung disease. School buses are one of the largest mass transit programs in the United States, transporting more than 24 million children every day.

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9% Jump in 1 Yr by Clean Diesel School Buses

WASHINGTON DC — A 9 percent gain was posted in only one year for U.S. school buses that are running on new generation, low-emission diesel fuel, claims new data and analysis released today by the Diesel Technology Forum (DTF).

Cummins & JAC Motors Form Joint Venture

Cummins, Inc. (NYSE: CMI) and Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Co., Ltd. (JAC Motors) (SH: 600418) announced today that the two parties will form a 50:50 joint-venture after Cummins purchased Navistar’s 50 percent equity in the JAC-Navistar Diesel Engine Co. (JND).

Blue Bird School Bus Event Draws District Decision Makers

SELMA TEXAS — Iconic Blue Bird school buses converged at the Retama Race Track for the “Blue Bird Experience.” Selma-based Blue Bird dealership, Rush Bus Centers, hosted the event, which showcased Blue Bird’s industry-leading range of school buses to local district transportation directors and decision makers. Attendees had the opportunity to ride and drive all of the Blue Bird buses at the event, and experience the latest in school bus technology.