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How is the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) Electrifying School Buses
Overview One goal of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) is to accelerate the electrification of America’s transportation industry, including school buses. Today approximately 480,000 school buses are operating in the United States, and only 1,800 electric buses are in operation or production. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), school buses collectively travel over three
What Are the Advantages of Electric School Buses?
Electric school buses have become a hot commodity for school districts and parents. Some states have promised to invest in school bus electrification within the next five years, while others have not yet shown interest. EV buses cost much less to maintain and fuel. Replacing multiple buses can represent significant long-term savings for school districts.
How Do I Electrify My Fleet?
EV fleets are better for the environment, a great marketing message, and saves you thousands in maintenance and fuel. What if all fleets were replaced with EVs? It’s an environmentally sound change that’s occurring right now, and fleet owners are making considerable investments to an electric future. Reduced Spending on Fuel While the initial up-front
When Will Electric Ambulances Be at a Hospital Near You?
Electric fleets are not a new idea, and many businesses are replacing their fleets with greener models that cost far less to run and maintain. Any business which owns and operates its fleet knows that having ready and reliable vehicles is key for operational success. Fleet businesses need to plan their transportation ahead of time,
Electric School Buses are Here and They Could be Coming to your School District
When they picture an EV, most people think of cars, rarely trucks, and seldom buses. But electric school buses promise to be the next wave of green technology for schools, aiming to improve pollution standards and safety standards, not only for the environment but for the children who ride them. Electric school buses are still
EV Fleets Drive Business Into the Future
Commercial sales of electric vehicles have continued to grow in the U.S., partly because of more choice in EV models, support from federal government and state representatives, and falling battery prices. Initial prices of EVs are always higher (for now) than their internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicle equivalents, but EVs’ superior performance, lack of maintenance,