American bus producer Blue Chicken has acquired an order from the Los Angeles Unified Faculty District (LAUSD) for 150 All American and 30 Imaginative and prescient electrical faculty buses. Supply is predicted between October 2024 and early 2025. The order was positioned by way of the district’s native Blue Chicken supplier, AZ Bus Gross sales.
LAUSD presently operates 26 electrical Blue Chicken buses. The brand new fashions are geared up with V2G capabilities. They’ve a variety of as much as 130 miles and are anticipated to take between three and eight hours to completely cost, based mostly on the district’s future charging infrastructure.
Blue Chicken has invested in increasing its manufacturing capability of electrical faculty buses by opening the Electrical Car Construct-up Heart. This provides the corporate the capability to provide as much as 5,000 electrical faculty buses yearly.