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Electric School Bus Ride and Drive Kicks-Off in Bellflower, California with Standing Room Only

New Date and Location added to the Blue Bird Electric School Bus Ride and Drive Event - San Diego - January 10th
Blue Bird Adomani Electric School Bus Ride and Drive Event Photo in Bellflower California

Blue Bird’s Electric School Bus Ride and Drive Event kicked off today in Bellflower, California to a packed crowd of transportation directors, bus mechanics, OEM vendors, SCAQMD staff, and representatives from US Senator Kamala Harris’ office, as well as Congresswoman Lucille Roybal – Allard’s (CA-40) and Congresswoman Linda Sanchez’s (CA-38) office. On hand to present and discuss the all-new Blue Bird All American electric school bus were professionals from Blue Bird, Inc., Adomani — the power and drivetrain behind the all-new electric school bus built by Blue Bird — and representatives from A-Z Bus Sales — California and Hawaii’s Blue Bird School Bus Dealer.

Due to the huge interest and events popularity, A-Z Bus Sales added a new location to their two-week tour of the electric Type D school bus. School transportation professionals are able to attend the event this Wednesday, January 10 in San Diego at San Diego Unified School District from 10 AM [...]

(January 8 2018 – Colton, California) A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., a leading provider of transportation solutions, announces the Blue Bird Electric Bus Ride and Drive Event across California. The event tour begins in Bellflower, California on January 8th showcasing Blue Bird’s All American Type D Rear-Engine electric school bus powered by Adomani/EDI. The event tours six cities in California stretching from Southern to Northern California, ending on January 17th in Fremont, California.

Blue Bird first announced the electric All American school bus at last year’s School Transportation News Expo and Show in Reno, Nevada. The Type D transit school bus is an all-electric bus powered by Adomani/EDI drive train and the first type in its class of school buses. “Blue Bird continues to lead the industry in alternative fuel options and now zero emissions technology,” said Brandon Bluhm, Director of New School Bus Sales at A-Z Bus Sales. “We are thrilled at the reception of [...]

A-Z Bus Sales - Blue Bird powered by Adomani Type D Electric School Bus

A-Z Bus Sales service technicians and sales team members received a tour of the all-new Blue Bird All American Electric Type D School Bus in Colton, California yesterday. The 78-passenger transit-style school bus looks no different from any other Type D school bus. However, the main difference is the electric drive train powered by Adomani in Corona, California.

Low Floor Shuttle Buses Provide All Riders with Equal Access and Easy Boarding

Low floor shuttle buses, like Glaval Titan II, are ideal for retirement communities, assisted living, and hospitality facilities
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Glaval Titan II Low Floor Shuttle Bus from A-Z Bus Sales Article ImageFor over 50-years, low floor buses served passengers of all abilities. First introduced in Russia as a transit bus by the Lviv Bus Plant, the low floor bus quickly spread into and throughout Europe, transporting loading and offloading of elderly and disabled passengers easily and quickly, helping them maintain their sense of independence.

Because of their popularity in Europe, the low floor bus idea spread to the United States. In the U.S., both large transit buses and low floor shuttle buses — such as Glaval and ARBOC — provide easy access for passengers in niche industries such as assisted living, retirement communities, parking facilities, medical, hospitality, and door-to-door paratransit services.

The advantages low floor shuttle buses have over traditional lift buses is their ability to load passengers, [...]

Blue Bird All American Electric School Bus Qualifies for California HVIP Funding

HVIP Funding Awards up to $95,000 Towards the Initial Cost of the Blue Bird All American Electric Bus

COLTON, Ca. (December 1, 2017) —The California Air Resources Board (CARB) recently announced that the Blue Bird All American RE bus qualifies for their HVIP Incentive program. This program is intended to encourage and accelerate the deployment of Zero-Emission trucks and buses.

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COLTON, Ca. (October 11, 2017) —A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., a leading provider of transportation solutions, was awarded the Silver Award for Sales Excellence by Glaval Bus. The award, presented at the Glaval Dealer Meeting at BusCon in Indianapolis, was for bus sales over the past 12 months.

COLTON, Ca. (September 5, 2017) — A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., a leading provider of transportation solutions, announces the appointment of Joseph Pashman as Director of Commercial and Transit Bus Sales. Joseph’s role includes the full responsibility for the department’s strategic planning and sales execution.

Prevent Heat Stress This Summer for Bus Drivers and Mechanics

Tips on preventing heat related injuries for bus drivers and bus mechanics.
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With record-breaking heat, scorching California this summer, A-Z Bus Sales is concerned about the safety and health of school bus and commercial bus drivers. Heat related illness contributes to loss of work, costing employers millions of dollars in lost wages. Additionally, if untreated, heat stress can lead to more serious heat related injuries and even death, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Employees working outdoors, such as bus drivers, bus mechanics, and all other professions requiring outdoor activities are candidates for potential heat related illness. The good news is that heat related illness is 100% survivable, if treated early and quick.

The Low Floor Versus High Floor Lift Bus

Selecting the right shuttle bus for your transportation needs and budget.
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When it comes to transporting passengers that require assistance or whom require wheelchair access, there are two types of shuttle buses available from A-Z Bus Sales; The low floor shuttle bus, or high floor, lift shuttle bus. Both types of shuttle buses are suitable for transporting passengers with disabilities, however, depending your transportation needs and budget, one type of bus may be more attractive over the other one.

COLTON, Ca. (June 20, 2017) — A-Z Bus Sales, Inc., a leading provider of transportation solutions, announces that Brandon Bluhm has joined A-Z Bus Sales as Director of New School Bus Sales. Brandon’s role includes the full responsibility for the department’s strategic planning and sales execution.

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