Electric School Buses: Meet Jouley®

Meet Thomas Built Buses’  Saf-T-Liner® C2 Jouley® electric school bus. Jouley® runs emissions-free, reduces noise pollution, uses no fossil fuels, and is powered by Proterra®, a leader in the design and manufacture of zero-emission electric vehicle technology solutions. 

The Saf-T-Liner® C2 Jouley®: 

  • Has up to 135-mile operating range
  • Charges in 2-3 hours at a DC charging station
  • Seats up to 81 passengers
  • Drives up to 65 mph
  • Accelerates from 0 to 60 mph in 49seconds depending on final drive rear axle ratio
  • Built with up to 220 kWh power
  • Includes specialized battery packaging for increased safety
  • Electricity has the lowest and most stable operating cost of any fuel

Let’s go green, together.

Carolina Thomas is here to help you incorporate electric buses into your fleet. We’ll work with your utility company to review the process of updating your depot’s grid, as well as go over charging style, station, and utility site enhancements.

Call today to speak to a member of our sales team about the Thomas Saf-T-Liner® C2 Jouley® electric bus.

Customized for Your Needs

Carolina Thomas is your one-stop-shop for all your vehicle paint and graphics needs. From simple paint repair to complete vehicle graphic wraps – and everything else in between – we offer a full range of services to meet your specific refinish needs. We also know your school has unique demands for its activity buses, and at Carolina Thomas, we can get you into the ideal bus for your needs. From extra storage to superior comfort, we work to find the perfect bus for your school. Available features such as coach-style seating, video systems, overhead luggage racks, and more allow you to get where you’re going without compromising comfort or safety.

Service & Parts

Once you have found the bus to fit your needs, it’s important to keep it running with the right care. The knowledgeable and experienced technicians in our service department are certified to provide superior regular maintenance and repairs to keep your bus on the road. Our parts staff has over 150 years of combined experience to get you the right parts, quickly and affordably. We also include limited warranty protection for all aftermarket parts sold directly by our parts department.

Financing Options

We’ll help you determine funding options that help offset the costs of electric school buses, infrastructure needs, and installation, including identifying available foundation assistance, state incentives and vouchers, and providing grant-writing assistance.


When things don’t go as planned, a warranty can give you peace of mind. At Carolina Thomas, all of our new vehicles come with a limited warranty covering defects in material and/or workmanship, which we will repair free of charge within the warranty period. For extended protection, we also offer custom extended warranty options to help protect you down the road.