Tag: electric school buses

Apr 7, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Boston to replace all 700 school buses with electric buses

Boston wants to replace its entire fleet of more than 700 school buses with electric vehicles by 2030, starting with 20 buses taking kids to school during the next school year. The move is part of the city’s Green New Deal, which includes converting much of its vehicle fleet, not only school buses.

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Mar 21, 2022 - 12:59 pm

No new combustion vehicles in Washington State by 2030

The US state of Washington has passed a bill banning the sale, purchase and registration of new petrol-powered vehicles of model year 2030 or later. If it becomes law, Washington will phase out internal combustion vehicles five years earlier than other states such as California.

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Mar 17, 2022 - 08:17 pm

Moreno Valley electrifies school buses

In California, USA, 42 electric school buses and an EV charging infrastructure will be deployed with a project from InCharge Energy, Creative Bus Sales and IC Bus. The project has now been approved by the Moreno Valley Unified School District (MVUSD).

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Oct 26, 2021 - 03:04 pm

1000 Lion Electric school buses look likely for Canada

Lion Electric has received a conditional purchase order for 1,000 all-electric LionC school buses from Student Transportation of Canada (STC). If grant conditions are fulfilled, this purchase order would allow STC to become the largest operator of zero-emission school buses in North America.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 02:13 pm

Virginia relaunches Clean School Bus funding scheme

The state of Virginia announced more than $10 million in funding through the Clean School Bus Program run by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The funding is available to public school districts to replace diesel vehicles with cleaner alternatives.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 03:47 pm

Hydro-Québec launches pilot to support school buses

In Canada, electricity utility company Hydro-Québec has launched a pilot project with Autobus Groupe Séguin to support the electrification of school buses. Several Québec-based suppliers will participate in the project, including Lion Electric, Malco Électrique and AddÉnergie.

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Feb 27, 2021 - 02:33 pm

US revives school bus electrification efforts

In the Maryland county of Montgomery, an initiative for the electric conversion of buses has been launched, marking the largest single electric school bus procurement in the USA so far. Additionally, Los Angeles has ordered 10 Lion electric school buses and California has begun installing charging stations at their schools.

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Jan 20, 2021 - 09:40 pm

Lion Electric wins XXL-order for electric school buses

Canada’s Lion Electric strikes again. This time close to home. The commercial vehicle maker has received an order from Autobus Séguin, a transportation operator headquartered in Quebec. They ordered 60 electric school buses to arrive over five years.

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Jan 5, 2021 - 05:37 pm

New York launches bus electrification initiative

New York’s Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced a series of initiatives to increase the number of electric buses in the US American state. Incentives for both public transport authorities are included, as well as funding for electric school buses.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 02:41 pm

Vehicle-to-Grid with electric school buses

The San Diego-based vehicle-to-grid (V2G) specialist Nuvve and electric school bus manufacturer Blue Bird have announced the launch of Blue Bird’s ‘Vision Type C’ and ‘All American Type D’ electric school buses compatible with Nuvve’s V2G technology across the USA.

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Jun 17, 2020 - 05:14 pm

Transdev Canada invests in electric school buses

Transdev Canada announced the investment of close to CAD$4.5 million in a new fleet of electric school buses with the Quebec company Lion. With a total of 31 vehicles, this move will make them the largest private operator of electric school buses in North America to date.

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Dec 19, 2019 - 02:40 pm

Virginia to take Thomas Built Buses to school

The Daimler subsidiary was selected as the supplier for the 50 fully electric school buses of the initial phase of Dominion Energy’s electric school bus replacement program in Virginia. This will be the largest deployment of electric school buses in the USA yet.

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May 7, 2018 - 05:34 pm

Electric school bus roll-out in California

Québec-based Lion Electric and First Priority GreenFleet (FPGF) say they have completed the largest all-electric school bus deployment in North America made by a single OEM. They delivered 40 electric school buses to more than 12 districts in California.

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Apr 9, 2018 - 10:30 pm

Blue Bird electric school buses now fully certified

US bus maker Blue Bird has received all required certifications for its electric school buses which are now in pre-production. The company also opened the order books and their EVs qualify for grants available in California and New York respectively.

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