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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IC Bus Demonstrates Gasoline Powertrain at STN EXPO

RENO, Nev. IC Bus will demonstrate the Gasoline-Powered CE School Bus at the School Transportation News (STN) Expo Conference and Trade Show in Reno. This bus is designed to make ownership more affordable and to provide easier maintenance for school districts and contractors, and will utilize the purpose built Power Solutions International’s (PSI) modern and highly-efficient 8.8L V8 gasoline engine paired with commercial grade transmissions.