Monthly Archives

September 2015

Monthly Archives: September 2015

Hands-On Training Draws 60 Partners to HQ

We just hosted a week of in-house training that included nearly 60 Blue Bird dealer fleet technicians. These folks traveled from Rhode Island, Washington, California, Florida and many points in between.

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Everyone Loves an Underdog

Detroit’s struggles have been well documented in recent years,but signs of optimism and growth are everywhere. Detroit-area organizations are leading by example and are investing in alternative fuels to help drive innovation, reduce costs and emissions, and make Detroit the poster-child for the next generation. Take a look at a few of the success stories:

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Propane-Fueled School Buses Coming to Boston

Say good-bye to those asthma-inducing diesel fumes from idling school buses. When school opens Tuesday in Boston, thousands of students will board the school system’s first-ever propane-fueled buses, considered more environmentally friendly and quieter than traditional diesel buses.

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America’s School Buses are Getting Greener

School is back in session and those iconic yellow school buses are back on the road. But what’s fueling them is changing. While more than ninety percent of all school buses do still run on diesel, many have been retrofitted to run cleaner. And buses that run on alternative fuel are making inroads.

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Detroit Students to Ride to School on Propane-Fueled Buses

Thirty-five propane gas-fueled Blue Bird Vision Propane buses will go on the road in Detroit this school year to transport Detroit Public School students. ABC Student Transportation, which transports the students, said the Blue Bird buses are powered by Livonia-based ROUSH CleanTech propane autogas fuel systems, said Charlie Grant, ABC president.

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