June 23, 2022
Source: Spectrum News
Thomas Built Buses is on a mission to manufacture more environmentally friendly school buses. Its Triad plant produces a variety of buses to meet different needs, including an electric model called the Jouley. Team leader Leopold Rutayisire has worked at the plant for 23 years and said the electric school bus is an important step forward for the industry.
“When you look at it from outside, it’s not any different. But the design and the way they work is very different,” Rutayisire said.
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