A North American Daimler subsidiary, Thomas Built Buses has officially introduced its first all-electric school bus. Beginning in 2019, the “Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric Bus,” or “Jouley” for short, will transport up to 81 kids to schools all over America. A 160kWh battery provides a range of up to 160 kilometers, while additional battery packs are optional […]
If Daimler has its way, the wheels on the bus will go round and round via electric motors and battery packs in the very near future. Last Friday, Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses revealed the all-electric Saf-T-Liner C2 "Jouley" school bus. The nickname "Jouley" comes from the word "Joule," which is a measurement of energy. The brand said the...
Meet Jouley School buses, which transport some 25 million students each weekday, are a massive transit system prime for a tech upgrade. And it’s starting to get one. Thomas Built Buses, a North American subsidiary of German automaker Daimler, just announced that it will debut an all-electric version of its iconic yellow school buses in the U.S. Show More Summary
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.
A yellow icon of American transport is looking to go green, with Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses signaling a shift away from diesel-powered pupil-movers in favor of an electric variant. The Jouley electric school bus that was debuted...Show More Summary
Thomas Built Buses announced the launch of its new customer focused comprehensive service program, Platinum Support, and the certification of the first two Platinum Support dealerships.
(Credit: Thomas Built Buses) First it was traffic lights and stop signs--now cities are outfitting school buses with cameras to catch drivers ignoring the rules of the road. Getting caught behind a school bus is another ring of hell for many drivers. Show More Summary