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How do you maximize the resale value of your school buses? Here are five tips to consider.

 

One way to further reduce the total cost of ownership of your school bus fleet is to consider selling your school buses at the end of their term. The market for used school buses is growing, especially among churches, day care centers, exporters and even other school districts that…

Before you switch to an alternative fuel, be sure to consider infrastructure requirements of a new fuel type for your school bus fleet.

 

Switching a school bus fleet to an alternative fuel is a big decision. In addition to weighing the pros and cons of each fuel type, school districts must also consider the impact that the new fuel of choice will have on the overall fleet,…

The future of pupil transportation lies in connectivity. School buses are becoming more efficient, safer, easier to maintain and less expensive over the total lifecycle of the bus all because of advanced telematics.

 

What does the future of the school bus industry look like? With telematics, or the transmission of vehicle data back to the fleet manager, the future of pupil…

Detroit DD5 Engine

New clean-diesel school bus engines utilize cutting-edge technology, are 90 percent cleaner than they were in 2006, are more reliable and easier to maintain.

 

Diesel school bus engines are nothing like they were 10 or 15 years ago.  Today’s clean-diesel engines are more innovative and 90 percent cleaner than they were in 2006, and are becoming more innovative every…

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