Sunday, August 1, 2021

Manufacturing

The Lion Electric Company's 900,000 square-foot facility in Joliet, Illinois is expected to be completed by the end of this year.

Lion Electric Announces New U.S. Manufacturing Plant Near Chicago

After months of speculation, the Lion Electric Company selected Joliet, Illinois, as the location of its new 900,000-square-foot production facility. The Quebec-based manufacturer receives a...

School Bus a Focal Point of Biden’s American Jobs Plan

As the Biden administration makes its push to garner support for its ambitious and controversial $2 trillion infrastructure proposal, electric school buses are taking...

School Bus Tire Prices Continue to Climb

Bridgestone Americas announced that they will be increasing prices by 8 percent on Firestone brand truck and bus radial tires, in response to rising...

School Bus Production to Benefit from Amazon Agreement with Lion Electric

Amazon and The Lion Electric Company have entered into a master agreement for $1.1 billion in new electric truck purchases that will accelerate the...

School Bus Transmission Options for 2021

Find more specifications on each of the school bus transmissions offered in Allison’s Pupil Transportation Series. Allison Transmission The 1000/2000 Series from Allison covers all variations...

Navistar Agrees in Principle to Traton Group Acquisition

Volkswagen AG’s heavy-truck division the Traton Group said it will accept a counteroffer issued by IC Bus parent company Navistar International Corporation, to acquire...

August 2021

This issue of School Transportation News contains articles on back-to-school procedures, EV funding, and features this years Garage Stars. Read...

Buyer’s Guide 2021

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