Manufacturing

New Lion Electric Type D School Bus Heads to California Customers

The first LionD all-electric, transit-style school buses rolled off the new Joliet, Illinois, assembly line and are destined for California, where there is a...

Blue Bird Receives Record Order of 180 Electric School Buses

MACON, Ga. – Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leader in electric and low-emission school buses, has received the single largest order of electric...
File photo of a Collins Bus being electrified with the Lightning eMotors ZEV4 drivetrain.

Lightning eMotors Enters Receivership to Sell Off Company

The Securities and Exchange Commission approved bankruptcy advisor Cordes & Company as the receiver of all assets owned by commercial fleet electric powertrain manufacturer...
Proterra's 327,000-square-foot battery production plant, the company's third such facility, located in Greer, South Carolina, opened last year.

Volvo Announces Intent to Acquire Proterra Battery Business

Speculation about the future of Proterra’s electric battery packs ended with the news that a U.S. bankruptcy court chose Volvo Group as the winning...
Thomas Built Buses showcased its new Minotour school bus with an Optimal-EV electric drive, available on both the GM 4500 and Ford E450 platforms, at the 2023 NAPT Trade Show.

New School Buses Displayed at NAPT Annual Conference

Companies are continuing to evolve to meet industry demands and needs, as reflected by three new school buses on display at the recent National...
Stock image of a lithium iron phosphate battery cell for an electric vehicle.

New Joint Venture Truck, Bus Battery Plant Expected to Launch in 2027

A 21-gigawatt-per-hour battery cell factory being created under a joint venture of Cummins, Daimler Trucks and Paccar could eventually provide enough energy to drive...

May 2024

This month's issue features articles on how technology can further student safety and optimize transportation operations. Learn more about...

Buyer’s Guide 2024

Find the latest vehicle production data and budget reports, industry trends, and contact information for state, national and federal...
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