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School Bus Industry Helps Save Clean Diesel Funding

After news got out of the proposed cut to funding for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Diesel Emission Reduction Act (DERA), industry partners rallied together to keep the program alive.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 15:32

Diesel Emissions Reduction Act Reauthorization Signed into Law

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Obama signed the extension of the Diesel Emissions Reduction Act that will appropriate $100 million a year in federal funds for eligible projects over the next…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 15:36

Kansas City Public Schools Going Green with CNG

The Kansas City Public School District purchased 47 new Thomas Built HDX rear engine buses powered by CNG by using $4 million in grant funds from the U.S. Department of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 17:43

Congress Reauthorizes Diesel Emission Reduction Act

The U.S. House of Representatives unanimously approved a five-year extension of DERA, the nation's grant program to clean up diesel emissions, prior to entering its Christmas break. The bill was…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:16

Starcraft Chooses CNG Route for Type A School Buses

Starcraft said it will take advantage of a deal with Ford and a “a very well-established and nationally-known” engine modifier to bring CNG to the small school bus market next…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:21

Thomas Built Buses Goes Propane

CleanFUEL USA will partner with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corp. to build and certify a multi-purpose 8-liter General Motors propane engine for the Thomas Type C Saf-T-Liner C2.
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 31 January 2018 22:33