Thomas Built Buses Launch Type C School Bus Featuring CWI ISB6.7 G Engine
Thomas Built Buses, along with Freightliner Custom Chassis Corporation, announced the official launch of the Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG school bus. This Type C school bus will be the first to feature the Cummins Westport ISB6.7 G 6.7L CNG engine and Allison 2000 series transmission. The new bus is CARB-certified and exceeds EPA 2013 emissions requirements.
“Since we launched the Saf-T-Liner HDX CNG 20 years ago, we’ve seen how efficient and economical CNG can be for our customers,” said Caley Edgerly, president and CEO of Thomas Built Buses. “We are pleased to take our ever-popular C2 model and upfit it to be used with compressed natural gas for the many school districts which are looking for a lower-priced, cleaner and increasingly abundant fuel supply.”
Several school districts already have committed to being the among the first to purchase the new Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG school buses as they roll off the line, including North Kansas City School District and Blue Springs School District in Missouri. Orders are being received and production is expected to begin next month.
For more information about the Saf-T-Liner C2 CNG, customers may contact their local Thomas Built Buses dealer.