School Bus

Electric School Buses

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Bus Types

  • Electric school buses come in three types: A, C, and D

  • In addition to companies which specialize in producing electric school buses, the largest school bus manufacturers have their own version of an electric school bus

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Performance

  • Modern electric school buses can meet performance expectations in both warm and cold weather as well as  steep terrain

  • Electric school buses provide a quieter, smoother ride, and are just as comfortable as fossil fuel models

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Benefits and Budget

  • Transitioning to an electric school bus fleet has both economic and environmental benefits

  • Lower operating costs and generous electrification incentives bring the total cost of ownership below a diesel powered school bus, despite electric school buses having higher upfront capital costs

  • Electric school buses improve air quality and public health, as well as fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions