IC Bus University Celebrates 10th Year of Training

TULSA, Okla. – August 28, 2017 – IC Bus recently concluded the 2017 summer semester of IC Bus University technician training by celebrating this year’s 257 graduates at the company’s Tulsa Bus Plant in Oklahoma. Comprising of IC Bus customer technicians, the Class of 2017 represents the tenth cohort to successfully complete the company’s factory training program and join a group of more than 2,000 alumni.

IC Bus Enters Gasoline School Bus Market

IC Bus joins the expanding gasoline market for conventional school buses with the unveiling of its new CE Series this week at the Oklahoma Association for Pupil Transportation conference.

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ROUSH CleanTech Lowering NOx Levels from Propane Engines

ROUSH CleanTech has its sights set on reaching an even lower emissions level as it celebrates the development of the first and only propane-autogas engine available for class 4 through class 7 vehicles that meets the optional 0.05 grams per brake horsepower per hour (g/bhp-hr) for oxides of nitrogen (NOx).

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Its A Gas! School Districts Look to Alt-Fuel Buses

Officials at KIPP Jacksonville Schools did not set out to establish two major milestones in student transportation this school year. They just wanted an efficient, cost-effective means of transporting the charter school’s growing student population.

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U.S. EPA, CARB Certify Blue Bird Gasoline Vision

Blue Bird announced that its Gasoline Vision school bus has received certification it exceeds the federal standard of 0.20 g/bhp-hr in nitrogen oxide emissions. EPA and the California Air Resources Board approved the bus last month.

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Propane School Buses Back In Business in South Carolina

South Carolina's Department of Education (DOE) took receipt of the first propane school buses in the state since the 1980s with the purchase of 26 new Blue Bird Propane Visions destined for two local school districts.

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Blue Bird Says Q1 Earnings Indicate Modest Growth Ahead

Despite what he referred to as the softest quarter of the fiscal year, Blue Bird President and CEO Phil Horlock reported a 4-percent increase in total net sales to reaffirm full-year guidance of expected fiscal-year net sales between $980 million and $1 billion.

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