Navistar: On Schedule with Benefits from Volkswagen Alliance

Amid an announced partnership between Hino Motors and Volkswagen Truck & Bus to develop hybrid, electric and autonomous technologies, Navistar said its own long-term alliance continues to promise savings of at least $500 million over the first five years.

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Blue Bird Sells Its 2,500th Gasoline-Powered School Bus

MACON, Ga. — Blue Bird recently celebrated its 2,500th gasoline school bus sale. Over the past two years, sales of Blue Bird’s gasoline school buses have grown substantially due to their low upfront costs, maintenance savings, cold weather startup, heating capabilities and public fueling accessibility.

Blue Bird ZEV Electric School Buses Make Rounds Nationwide

Blue Bird provided an update on its national tour of the manufacturer’s new zero-emission electric school bus options, which student transporters in six states have test driven, even as new orders come in to the Fort Valley, Georgia-based company.

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There is More to School Bus Emissions than NOx

There is much debate about the cleanliness of school buses today, particularly surrounding diesel and propane engines. Both are touted as clean burning and emissions data being thrown around in the industry can make you dizzy and, quite frankly, confused. The truth is that, based on EPA-regulated emissions, clean-diesel school buses today are comparable to or cleaner than other fuel types like propane, CNG and gasoline.

New State-of-the-Art Blue Bird Dealership in Missouri

FENTON, Mo. — Central States Bus Sales, Blue Bird’s bus dealership representing the entire state of Missouri and four other states in the Midwest, has moved their Missouri branch and corporate headquarters to a new location in Fenton, MO, which features significant upgrades.