Gallery: America’s First All-Electric School Bus Launches in California


The country’s first all-electric school bus began transporting students to and from Kings Canyon Unified school district in central California this week. The new electric vehicle is a modified SST Trans Tech Bus with an electric powertrain from Motiv Power Systems. The electric bus is estimated to save the school district around 16 gallons of fuel a day, which equates to a total annual savings of $11,000. For a school district like Kings Canyon, which serves one of the largest geographical areas in California, these savings are quite significant.

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