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Blue Bird delivers its 1,500th electric school bus

Yellow school bus maker Blue Bird has delivered its 1,500th electric school bus. Modesto City Schools in California purchased the historic EV through Blue Bird’s authorized school bus dealer A-Z Bus Sales. Modesto’s milestone unit is one of 1,500 Blue Bird electric school buses now serving school districts across 41 US states. The company says… Read more »

GreenPower highlights key findings from electric school bus pilot program

GreenPower Motor Company, a manufacturer of medium- and heavy-duty EVs, recently announced the results from an electric school bus pilot program in West Virginia (a successful pilot, as it resulted in school bus orders for the company). GreenPower shared its findings at the recent Green Bus Summit in Reno, Nevada. The nine-month pilot program covered… Read more »

Blue Bird delivers 20 electric school buses to Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Yellow school bus icon Blue Bird is going electric—the company has nearly 1,000 electric school buses in operation today. The latest order comes from Miami-Dade County Public Schools, which will add 20 electric buses to its all-Blue Bird fleet of 1,000 school buses. Miami-Dade County is the third-largest school district in the nation, serving more… Read more »

Zonar partners with ChargePoint and Highland on electric school bus charging management

Zonar, a provider of smart mobility solutions for fleets, has formed strategic relationships with ChargePoint and Highland Electric Fleets, a provider of fleet electrification-as-a-service. Zonar will use ChargePoint’s integrated hardware, software and services. Highland will provide telematics insights to Zonar’s customers through its Dashboard platform, in partnership with Synop. ChargePoint will offer Zonar customers expert… Read more »

Nevada school district orders 15 GreenPower BEAST electric school buses

The Clark County School District in Nevada has ordered 15 GreenPower Type D BEAST electric school buses through vehicle dealership the RWC Group. CCSD is the fifth-largest school district in the country, and it owns and operates some 1,924 buses that transport 125,000 students daily. The district put its first GreenPower Type D BEAST school… Read more »

Blue Bird premieres next-generation electric school bus

Blue Bird, maker of iconic yellow school buses, showed off its next-generation Vision Type C electric school bus at the recent STN Expo West, a trade show for the student transportation industry. The Vision’s powertrain was developed in partnership with Accelera, a business segment of engine-maker Cummins. The new electric school bus features a next-generation… Read more »

GreenPower and its California dealership have over 40 electric school buses in the pipeline

Heavy-duty EV manufacturer GreenPower Motor is doing a brisk business in electric school buses in California, thanks in part to the state’s Hybrid and Zero-Emission Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Project. GreenPower’s exclusive dealer, Creative Bus Sales, has more than 40 GreenPower Type D BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST school buses in the HVIP… Read more »

Iowa schools score $11 million in federal funding for electric school buses

In a first round of funding, the federal Clean School Bus Program has awarded 15 Iowa school districts $11.5 million to replace 32 existing school buses with electric models. The program provides $5 billion over the next five years to replace existing school buses with clean ones. “The Clean School Bus Program saves Iowa school… Read more »

Blue Bird delivers 60 electric school buses to Broward County Public Schools in Florida

Blue Bird is delivering 60 Vision electric school buses to Broward County Public Schools (BCPS). This represents Blue Bird’s largest e-bus fleet sale to date. Blue Bird’s Vision electric school bus can carry 72 students, and has a range of up to 120 miles. BCPS is the sixth largest public school system in the US,… Read more »

GreenPower to manufacture electric school buses in West Virginia

GreenPower Motor Company (NASDAQ: GP) has received an order for 41 purpose-built Type D BEAST and Type A Nano BEAST electric school buses totaling $15 million from the state of West Virginia. As part of the deal, GreenPower will begin manufacturing electric school buses in the state. “Since we first announced our intent to manufacture… Read more »