Lots of Orders for New Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG School Bus
Thomas Built Buses has released further details about orders for its new compressed natural gas-fueled Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG school bus, which is entering production this month. updated June 6 and July 28 (corrected North Kansas City bus count)
“This will be the first compressed natural gas engine in the industry on the popular Type C product,” the company says (F&F, June 1).
Orders already in hand include
- 110 Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG buses for North Kansas City (as well as 14 Type A Minter buses);
- 25 for Blue Springs, Mo. (east of Kansas City); and
- 71 for the Los Angeles Unified School District.
The new Type C school bus is powered by the 6.7-liter, dedicated-natural gas, spark-ignition Cummins Westport ISB6.7 G engine. The engine was formally unveiled at ACT Expo 2015 in Dallas last year (F&F, May 5, 2015).
The new Thomas built buses have G-Stor Pro brand Type III CNG fuel cylinders by Luxfer.
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