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August 2013

Total Cost of Ownership — When Fuel Savings Add Up

“Fuel economy is quite possibly the most important component of TCO. Fuel economy is the amount of fuel burned over a defined distance. Much like the MPG in your car, many factors influence a bus’s fuel economy, such as design and aerodynamics of the bus, overall weight, idling time, idle parameters (most buses today have electronic settings anywhere from 1,200-1,400 RPM that do not allow...

Fuel Economy Tip

Before the school year begins again, take a look at your bus routes and determine if there is a more fuel-efficient path to take.

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