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Corrosion Protection – Standard Equipment Changes on Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2

Rear Emergency Door and Side Lift Door changed to galvanized steel to offer additional corrosion protection.

Introduction

This edition of The Bus Buzz (#111) is the first in a series to discuss new corrosion protection improvements to the Saf-T-Liner C2. Over the next several months, we will be discussing material and procedural changes recently implemented by Thomas Built Buses in an effort to improve the corrosion resistance of certain components and extend the service life of the bus. We will include photos whenever possible to illustrate the before-and-after results of these changes. Read more…

Tried and True: Yellow and Black Goes Green

The Latest Update on the EPA’s Emissions Technologies

For the past several years, we have informed you about the specific EPA emissions path Thomas Built Buses was taking for all buses equipped with diesel engines, namely, SCR-DEF (Diesel Exhaust Fluid) technology. In retrospect, this decision has proven to be the correct decision. School districts operating Thomas Saf-T-Liner C2 buses equipped with SCR-DEF engines are now experiencing the best fuel economy and the lowest cost of operation of any emissions system currently in use. Read more…