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8 States Commit to Faster Transition to Zero-Emission Trucks and Buses

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a collaborative effort to protect public health and accelerate the transition to clean transportation, California is joining with seven other...
Emissions from the tailpipe of a school bus.

Connecticut Awards $1.7M in VW Money for New School Buses

Three school bus contractors that operate in Connecticut are sharing over $1.7 million in Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Funds to acquire 31 new school buses...
A Los Angeles electric school bus being charged. Interest in electric is expanding across the U.S.

Florida Officials Share Strategy for Introducing Electric, Alternative-Fuel School Buses

The Florida Department of Environmental Protection is in the first phase of replacing older diesel buses with electric or alternative fuel school buses in...

EPA Awards New Grant to Retrofit, Replace 24 Oregon School Buses

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced $5.6 million in support for clean diesel projects throughout the Pacific Northwest, including a nearly half-million dollars...
The district plans to purchase more propane buses with the budget it saves in fuel and maintenance.

North Penn School District Unveils New Blue Bird Propane-Fueled School Buses

LANSDALE, Pa. — North Penn School District unveiled 14 new cost- and emission-reducing propane school buses this week at a ribbon-cutting event at North...
Sign showing direction of closest electric charging station.

Virginia Earmarks $20M in VW Funds to Spur Electric School Bus...

Virginia school districts will be able to start applying for Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust funds early next year to upgrade diesel school buses to...
The Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school bus with battery pack, thermal management software from Proterra. The bus was displayed at the ACT EXPO in Long Beach, California on April 26, 2019.

Michigan Welcomes First Electric School Buses

Seven school districts across the Wolverine State have used Volkswagen Mitigation Trust Fund money to acquire a total of 17 electric school buses. The...

Indiana’s VW Environmental Mitigation Trust Awards $9.8 million

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — The Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) awarded $9.8 million in first-round spending from the state’s Volkswagen (VW) Environmental Mitigation Trust,...

New Diesel Technologies To Deliver Emission Reductions From Utah’s VW Settlement...

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — The Utah Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has awarded $25.5 million to fund vehicle replacements in priority communities that...
The U.S. Department of Justice building in Washington, D.C.

Volkswagen AG Emissions Fraud Suit Update

Volkswagen AG told a California federal judge that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission can’t hide behind excuses, waiting years to sue the vehicle...

Show Reporter 2019

2019 Show Reporter
Readers can now review the highlights of the 2019 NAPT and NASDPTS conference in Columbus, Ohio. Inside Local Readers Weigh...

Buyer’s Guide 2019

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