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First Blue Bird Electric School Buses Delivered in North America

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird Corp. just delivered the first electric-powered school buses to customers in California and Ontario, just in time for the new school year. Seven Type-D All American rear engine electric school buses and one Type A Micro Bird G5 electric school bus will begin operations this year.

Bitimec’s Cost-Effective Wash-Bots Win Over School Bus Operators

Bitimec’s Wash-Bots have become the ‘go-to’ machines nationwide for affordable school-bus washing. The ingenious Bots are simply walked around the vehicle, as ‘they’ apply soap, rinse-water and power-brush, all at the touch of a button. The small footprint systems do not need a dedicated building and can be tucked out of the way when not in use. Wash-Bots ‘mechanize’ the wash process and remain under the operator’s control for the best possible results in 6-8 minutes per bus.

Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing & Bosh Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary of North America Fuel Systems Remanufacturing

KENTWOOD, Mich. — North America Fuel Systems Remanufacturing, LLC. (NAFSR) celebrated its 10-year anniversary yesterday with an employee event and remarks by the mayor of Kentwood. NAFSR is a joint venture between Detroit Diesel Remanufacturing, LLC. and Bosch that produces remanufactured fuel products for heavy duty trucks. The product portfolio includes a wide range of fuel system products that have been revitalized to original equipment specifications.

American Yellow School Bus Comes to South Korea

Trans Tech Bus, Inc. announced this week that South Korea students under the age of 13 are now riding to and from school on the country’s first-ever American school bus, the Trans Tech SST.

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ROUSH CleanTech Debuts First Propane Autogas Engine 90 Percent Cleaner

LIVONIA, Mich. — Alternative-fuel technology company, ROUSH CleanTech, has developed the first available propane autogas engine certified to California Air Resources Board’s optional low oxides of nitrogen emissions standard for heavy-duty engines, with 0.02 grams per brake horsepower-hour (g/bhp-hr). The engine is 90 percent cleaner than the current Environmental Protection Agency’s most stringent 0.2 g/bhp-hr heavy-duty engine standard.