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Can School Bus Emissions Retrofits Improve Student Test Scores?

A new Georgia State University study claims that retrofitting school buses with emissions-reduction equipment can not only save money and improve air quality but...
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German Automotive Manufacturer Fined for Role in Volkswagen Emissions Fraud

A federal court in Detroit sentenced a German company to pay a $35 million criminal penalty for its role in the Volkswagen diesel emissions...
Martin Winterkorn is accused of fraudulently promoting Volkswagen clean diesel technology during over 20 visits to various auto shows while he was the CEO and chairman of Volkswagen AG’s Board of Management. (Source: U.S. SEC.)

Fallout Over Federal Charges Against Volkswagen, Former CEO Remains Unclear

In the aftermath of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) charging Volkswagen AG, its former CEO and two subsidiaries with securities fraud surrounding...

Ill. School District Reviews Benefits of Propane Buses in Webinar

The Propane Education & Research Council (PERC) showcased the benefits of using propane autogas in school buses, while an Illinois transportation director shared her...

Demystifying the Complexity in School Bus Regen Issues

Diesel particulate filter (DPF) regeneration is one of the largest pain points for school bus operators and maintenance technicians. It’s not uncommon to hear...
Name plate at EPA headquarters

EPA Extends Deadline for $40 Million in DERA Grant Funds

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is giving student transporters more time to apply for grants funds to reduce school bus emissions.  Related: EPA Extends Clean...

Bendix Drives 96 Percent Waste Diversion in 2018

ELYRIA, Ohio — Thanks to an effective combination of employee engagement and company-led sustainability initiatives, Bendix (Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, LLC. and Bendix Spicer...

Thomas Built Buses Celebrates Delivery of New Saf-T-Liner C2

HIGH POINT, N.C. — On Nov. 28, Thomas Built Buses celebrated the start of production and delivery of the first Saf-T-Liner C2 school bus...
Exhaust coming from a school bus tailpipe.

Widespread Support of EPA Proposal to Update NOx Rules

By and large, the school bus industry is supportive of the new EPA Cleaner Trucks Initiative for standardizing emissions regulations for oxides of nitrogen...
Exhaust coming from rear of school bus

EPA to Propose New Standard on NOx Emissions

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will pursue a new rule to address heavy-duty truck and engine emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) that...

July 2019

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Buyer’s Guide 2019

Find the latest vehicle production data, state student ridership and budget reports, industry trends and contact information...