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Clean-diesel school bus engines today are now comparable to or even clean than alternative-fuel engines.

 

New federal emissions standards ratings released in 2017 for school bus engines reveal that all fuels, including clean-diesel, are now much cleaner with emissions falling well below EPA emissions standards. In fact, new clean-diesel engines are now comparable to or…

Which fuel type provides the lowest total cost of ownership?  There is no one-size-fits-all answer. Luckily, there are some truths that can be universally applied to determine what fuel type offers the lowest total cost of ownership for your school district.

 

It’s an ongoing debate: which fuel type provides the lowest total cost of ownership (TCO) to school bus fleets.…

The theme of this year’s NAPT conference and tradeshow is Discover New Ideas. And there are new ideas aplenty in this year’s Thomas Built Buses’ booth. As leaders in new technology and innovative manufacturing techniques, we are excited to bring the latest innovations in the transportation industry to this year’s NAPT.  As part of the Daimler AG and Daimler Trucks North…

What is a tax-exempt installment purchase and does it apply to my district?  Here are a few tips to help you navigate this unique financing option and decide if it is right for your fleet.

 

What is a Tax-Exempt Contract?1

A tax-exempt installment purchase is simply a contract that allows a public school district to finance the…

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