Boston Public Schools to change full 750-bus fleet to electric
BPS recently took delivery of its first 20 Blue Bird electric buses, which are now in operation.
Blue Bird to offer electric repower option for school buses
Blue Bird Corporation will offer a factory-certified electric repower program on select gasoline and propane-powered Blue Bird school buses. The company is collaborating with Lightning eMotors to develop this repower electric vehicle (EV) powertrain system jointly. Blue Bird will launch the repower program in 2023 for gasoline and propane-powered Blue Bird Vision Type C school buses built after September 2021. The electric repower system will enable customers to expect the same performance and safety standards from OEM-built electric vehicles, the company says.
Blue Bird Unveils new Electric Vehicle Platform
Blue Bird Corporation has unveiled a new Class 5-6 electric vehicle platform. The company says it built on its knowledge in school bus manufacturing to expand its zero-emission transportation solutions to the commercial vehicle market. Blue Bird’s flexible Class 5-6 chassis will enable a broad range of fully-electric vehicles, including last-mile delivery step vans, motorhomes,
Blue Bird fills its largest order of electric school buses
Blue Bird Corporation reports it has received the single-largest order of electric school buses from a school district in its history. Modesto City Schools in California purchased 30 zero-emission school buses. The order enables the school district to rapidly convert nearly 50% of its diesel-powered bus fleet to clean energy. Thereby, Modesto City Schools will