The Big Yellow School Bus is Going Green

You’d be hard-pressed to find a vehicle type today that isn’t in the process of being electrified by some major manufacturer. Sedans, SUVs, scooters, tractors, helicopters, airplanes... if it has wheels or rotors or wings, someone out there is trying replace the gas tank with a battery. Even some of our most iconic vehicles are slated for electric conversion. Today, Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes-Benz, announced plans to manufacture an all-electric school bus with a range of 100 miles for distribution in the US by 2019. the bus will seat 81 children and is powered by a 60kWh battery The bus is a Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric Bus that will be manufactured by Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses. Nicknamed “Jouley,” the bus will seat... Continue reading…

The Big Yellow School Bus is Going Green

Automotive manufacturing giant Diamler proudly unveiled a new addition to its expansive roster this week. And while it’s not exactly Magic, there is something special about this particular ...

Tue 14 Nov 17 from Geek.com

Daimler's electric school bus will have a 100 mile range

Most school buses don't scream "high-tech," but they're actually perfect candidates for electrification -- most run two short routes and have long breaks for recharging. ...

Fri 10 Nov 17 from Engadget

Daimler unveils 100-mile electric school bus - Roadshow

It'll hit US roads in 2019.

Thu 9 Nov 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Electric School Bus From Daimler Due In North America In 2019

Daimler, which owns Thomas Built Buses, says it will begin offering an electric school bus with 100 miles of range to North American customers beginning in 2019.

Sun 12 Nov 17 from CleanTechnica

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