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Green Bus

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.

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Los Angeles School Buses Getting Greener

Thanks to grants from the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the Los Angeles Unified School District will soon have a total of 403 CNG school buses operating across district boundaries, 317 of which will run out of a facility located about 15 miles south of downtown.

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Meet Portland Public Schools: Propane and Partnerships

Named after the hometown of one of the city’s founders following a coin toss in the mid 1800s, Portland, Ore., has developed into a city that has become known as one of the most environmentally-friendly in the United States, even winning the title of America’s Greenest City by Popular Science magazine.

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EPA, Navistar Reach Settlement on SCR Lawsuits

For the better part of a year, at the least, Navistar has challenged the EPA's emissions regulations that allow heavy- and medium-duty bus and truck operators to go the route of selective catalyst reduction to meet more stringent emissions requirements for 2010. The impasse has apparently been resolved, for now.

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NREL Chooses Zonar Systems for Electric School Bus Project

A federal program aimed at developing hybrid, plug-in hybrid electric and battery electric school buses announced that Zonar Systems has been chosen to help the National Renewable Energy Laboratory to obtain and use necessary drive cycle data.

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Natural Gas Law in Colorado Not Expected to Impact School Busing for a While

Colorado upped the ante in the race against other states to embrace alternative energy as Gov. Bill Ritter signed into law a bill earlier this month that moves away from coal-burning power plants towards natural gas. But don’t expect an influx of CNG school buses anytime too soon, said Bruce Little, a senior transportation consultant at the state department of education.

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