Daimler Introduces its First All-Electric School Bus in U.S.

Daimler's Thomas Built Buses will begin series production of its Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric Bus in 2019.

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The North American Daimler subsidiary Thomas Built Buses introduced its first all-electric school bus for series production. Starting in 2019, the Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric Bus or short "Jouley" will drive up to 81 kids all over America to school – safely, quietly and emissions-free.

The160kWh battery provides a range of up to 160 km. Additional battery packs are optional and offer a higher range. During the development of the Saf-T-Liner C2 Electric Bus Thomas Built Buses was able to draw upon Daimler’s electric technology resources.

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