Nine Calif. School Districts Select Motiv Power Systems-Equipped Electric School Buses

FOSTER CITY CA — School districts across California are taking advantage of generous state funding initiatives to replace aging diesel powered fleets with all-electric school buses powered by Motiv Power SystemsCreative Bus Sales, an authorized Motiv dealer, oversaw the latest order for 18 new zero-emission Starcraft eQuest school buses, slated for delivery to districts throughout the state this fall. Funding for the buses was provided by the state from North and South Coast Air Quality Management Districts.

Webinar Answers Common Questions on Electric School Buses

School bus dealer A-Z Bus Sales, manufacturer Blue Bird Corp., and electric drivetrain provider ADOMANI, Inc. answered some common questions on all-electric school bus acquisition and usage in California, while four local air quality management districts shared how they could assist with grant funds.

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Sharp Bus Buys 60 Thomas Built Buses

HIGH POINT NC — Sharp Bus Lines, one of the largest full-service student transportation companies in Ontario, Canada, has added 60 new Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2 school buses that include the latest in safety technology and features. Unlike other buses in its fleet, these are equipped with the new Perimeter View 360 camera package (PV360) and Mobileye collision avoidance through Thomas Built Buses. Both technologies are part of Thomas Built’s BusWise suite of technologies.

Thomas Built Buses Honors 2017 Top Dealers

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Thomas Built Buses recently recognized its Dealers of the Year for 2017 at its annual President’s Club awards gala. The 2017 Dealer of the Year award was presented to New England Transit Sales, Inc., a full-service dealer offering sales, parts and vehicle service in Tyngsboro, Massachusetts.

Blue Bird School Bus Event Draws District Decision Makers

SELMA TEXAS — Iconic Blue Bird school buses converged at the Retama Race Track for the “Blue Bird Experience.” Selma-based Blue Bird dealership, Rush Bus Centers, hosted the event, which showcased Blue Bird’s industry-leading range of school buses to local district transportation directors and decision makers. Attendees had the opportunity to ride and drive all of the Blue Bird buses at the event, and experience the latest in school bus technology.