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THOMAS BUILT CNG BUSES ACE IT AT UTAH UNIVERSITIES


Snowy winters, hot summers, steep hills, pollution-trapping inversions, and thousands and thousands of college students depending on you to get them to classes on time. That's just part of what the University of Utah and Utah State University have to deal with. Fortunately, the Thomas Built compressed natural gas (CNG) buses that both universities have incorporated into their on-campus transit fleets are doing their part to make life just a little easier. Read article >

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT STARTS WITH COMMUNICATION


A commitment to continuous improvement and leading the industry through innovation are cornerstones of the Thomas Built Buses culture. Feedback from a recent Saf-T-Liner® C2 focus group made it even more apparent to Ed Swaim, Thomas Built C2 product manager, and Ken Frazier, market development manager, that communication is an essential component of continuous improvement, and that Thomas Built is seeking input, listening and responding. Read article >

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Check out Thomas' new expanded timeline on our updated Facebook page. If you aren't already a fan, visit for the first time and "Like" Thomas to join the conversation and share photos.

EPA 2010 Compliance Without the Use of Credits >
New ratings for the Cummins ISB6.7 engines used in Thomas Built diesel buses are certified at 0.20g Oxides of Nitrogen (NOx) per brake horsepower hour without the use of emissions credits.

Kelley's Corner - An update from the President & CEO

SPOTLIGHT ON...

SERVICE TRAINING

Thomas Built Buses offers a robust array of service training resources, including on-line info and wiring diagrams, but the star in its training lineup is the Thomas Built Institute. Read more >

UPCOMING EVENTS

SESPTC - Southeastern States Pupil Transportation Conference
7/8/2012 - 7/11/2012
Biloxi, Miss.
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NSTA - National School Transportation Association Annual Conference
7/14/2012 - 7/18/2012
Milwaukee, Wis.
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Need to update your skills? Sign up for the next session of the Thomas Built Institute, a hands-on school bus technician training in Omaha, Neb.
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