Fuel for Thought

School Buses Graduate to Alternative Fuels

October 21, 2016

by Joe Thompson - Also by this author

Photo courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech.
Photo courtesy of ROUSH CleanTech.

It’s the little things that change everything.

Students ride to school in a loud bus has to scream to their neighbor to be heard. The bus is noisy. The driver gets distracted.

The students get to school while they are still coming down from a “shouting match” on the bus. The result? The teacher deals with rowdy students and the quality of the education suffers.

What if… the bus were quieter? Would the driver be more focused? Would the learning environment be better?

School buses fueled by propane autogas are quieter. In fact, Blue Bird school buses equipped with ROUSH CleanTech fuel systems are 11 decibels quieter. That’s about 50 percent less noise when compared with buses fueled with diesel.

At ROUSH CleanTech, what we do isn’t nearly as important as why we do it. We are committed to improving the lives of our customers.

So here’s your fuel for thought: What “little thing” in your product or service might change everything?

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Joe Thompson

President, ROUSH CleanTech

Joe Thompson has served as president of ROUSH CleanTech since the company’s inception in 2010. Under Thompson’s leadership, the company has won numerous quality control and environmental awards.

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