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Clean-diesel school bus engines, like the Cummins B 6.7 and the anticipated Detroit™ DD5™  and DD8™ engines, are more fuel-efficient and provide better fuel economy than diesel engines of the past, providing even great fuel cost savings. But this may not be news to you.  In fact, diesel has always been and remains the most fue...

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Diesel has a long history of success and performance, yet new and exciting innovations on the horizon continue to transform the industry. Take a look for yourself at how far diesel engines have come and where they are going.


You usually don’t hear diesel engines and innovation in the same sentence. However, diesel engines in fact may be the most innovative school bus engi...

How safe are school buses?  The yellow school bus remains the safest form of transportation on the roads today.


Each school day, school buses transport nearly 25 million students to and from school. Yet, the yellow school bus remains the safest form of transportation on the roads today. In fact, riding a school bus is 13 times safer than riding in the family vehicle. And...

Here are a few reasons to consider Daimler Truck Financial for your next school bus purchase.


When it comes to purchasing new school buses, financing can dramatically influence how many school buses you are able to purchase and how they are spec’ed. Luckily, you are not in it alone. All Thomas Built Buses dealers offer financing through  Read More

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