Mercedes says series production of its new Citaro E-CELL electric bus will begin by the end of 2018. Both its electric city bus and electric school bus will be available by 2019.
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Daimler, which owns Thomas Built Buses, says it will begin offering an electric school bus with 100 miles of range to North American customers beginning in 2019.
13 Electric school buses from Motiv Power will be placed in service in the Sacramento area this school year. 4 more are already in service in the state and 2 more are scheduled to begin operating in Los Angeles soon.
Massachusetts will provide $1.4 million in grants to 4 school districts to fund a pilot program for electric school buses. Each zero emissions bus will have a range of 75 miles.
School buses have long been a huge financial burden on local governments, with huge initial costs, as well as ongoing maintenance and fueling expenses. Electric school buses could drastically cut into those maintenance and fuel costs however, with Trans Tech introducing a 32-passenger bus that it claims can save school districts up to $11,000 a […]
My father used to call school buses “yellow devils,” and he hated getting stuck behind them. I always wondered why it took such a huge vehicle with a big engine to transport a few kids to school. I’m not alone, and Trans Tech has developed an all-electric school bus with a 130 mile range that will save the environment and money.