Blue Bird Awarded $4.4M to Develop Electric School Bus

Bus manufacturer Blue Bird Corp. was awarded $4.4 million by the federal government to develop a zero-emissions, electric-powered school bus that could fund school districts through ‘Vehicle-to-Grid’ technology.

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Battery-Saving Leece-Neville IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme Alternators Introduced for School Buses

NOVI, Mich. — Prestolite Electric has introduced two new families of Leece-Neville heavy duty alternators that deliver industry-best output at low engine speeds—the IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme high-efficiency/high-output alternators—for the school bus market. IdlePro and IdlePro Extreme alternators, ideal for Type A, C and D buses, can improve overall school bus electrical performance.

eLion, an Electric Bus for the Next Generation

Looking to be a role model for society, the eLion electric school bus from Lion Bus is quickly making headway in changing how school districts and the public view this form of alternative transportation.

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