29 Jul '15, 6am

Blue Bird reveals new #gasoline Type C #schoolbus: @BlueBirdBuses @Ford @ROUSHcleantech

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — Blue Bird’s newest school bus will run on a fuel that is currently not associated with large school buses: gasoline. On Tuesday, the OEM revealed details on its new gasoline-powered Vision Type C school bus, which will be available in 2016. The bus will utilize a Ford 6.8L V10 gasoline engine. While some current small school buses run on gasoline, there has not been a gasoline-powered Type C school bus offered by major OEMs in recent years. According to Blue Bird officials, the gasoline-powered Vision is designed to make ownership more affordable and to provide easier maintenance. The bus uses much of the same technology and engine architecture as Blue Bird’s propane-powered Vision. The new gasoline model will come with a five-year/unlimited-mileage powertrain warranty. “With an attractive upfront price, Blue Bird’s new gasoline-powered Vision bus will p...

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