Leading school bus manufacturers, including Blue Bird Corporation and Collins Bus Corporation offer affordable buses fueled by propane autogas. Blue Bird Corporation and Roush CleanTech unveiled the Blue Bird Next Generation Propane-Powered Vision Type C school bus in July 2011. This model, built on a Blue Bird chassis with a Ford 6.8-liter engine, offers 362 horsepower, 457 pounds of torque, and seating for up to 78 passengers.

PERC funding also supported the development of two Type A school buses fueled by propane autogas. In 2010, Collins Bus Corporation in partnership with CleanFuel USA released the NexBus, and Blue Bird and Roush CleanTech released the propane fueled Micro Bird G5.

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With lower fuel and maintenance costs School Districts and Operators nationwide are turning to AmeriGas AutoGas for their alternative fuel source.

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Reliable AutoGas tanks contain overfill protection and are 20 times more puncture resistant than gasoline or diesel fuel tanks.

School buses fueled by propane autogas provide a reliable, clean, and affordable alternative to diesel in a growing number of school bus fleets across the nation. School systems are choosing school buses fueled by propane autogas to reduce or eliminate diesel exhaust to better comply with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations issued in 2004 and 2010 that require significant reductions in hydrocarbon, nitrogen oxide, and particulate matter emissions from heavy-duty diesel engines.

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