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A rural Georgia school bus company goes big on EVs

Jun 14, 2023
The 95-year-old Blue Bird Corp. sees its future in electric school buses, with a boost from federal incentives.
Blue Bird has capacity to manufacture up to four electric buses a day, but it’s building a new facility to be able to build up to 20 a day by the end of the year.
Matthew Pearson/WABE

Steadily (and quietly), more electric school buses are getting on the road

Jan 20, 2023
The vehicles have struggled to gain traction, but school districts are being swayed by new funding options, as well as environmental and health concerns.
A Beverly Public Schools electric school bus charges in the parking lot. The district will get three more electric buses in spring.
Robin Lubbock/WBUR