Dominion Energy’s Electric School Bus Program Surpasses 1.5 Million Electric Miles in Virginia with Thomas Built Buses’ Jouley

Largest utility-led electric school bus program in the US achieves significant environmental milestone HIGH POINT, N.C. – March 20, 2024 – Dominion Energy’s Electric School Bus (ESB) Program, in collaboration with Thomas Built Buses (TBB), a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America, and Sonny Merryman, one of Virginia’s leading bus dealers, has achieved a significant milestone … Continued

Introducing Katie Millner as Administration & Infrastructure Manager

A new role to support improved sales administration processes and electric vehicle charger deployments. As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting the needs of our Customers, I’m pleased to share some significant news. Effective January 1, 2024, Katie Millner was appointed to the role of Administration & Infrastructure Manager. This strategic move aims to reinforce our ability … Continued

A Familiar Face Joins the Sonny Merryman Customer Support Team

Exciting News: Enhancing Our Customer Support Team! Welcome Whitney as Sonny Merryman’s Director of Marketing & School Bus Sales. As we step into the new year, we are thrilled to announce exciting enhancements to our customer support team at Sonny Merryman! Effective January 1, 2024, Whitney Kopanko assumed the role as our Director of Marketing … Continued

Virginia Jouley Electric School Buses Reach 1 Million Service Miles

Virginia, USA – As school districts look ahead to the start of a new school year, a major milestone was recently achieved with Virginia’s school bus fleet. The state now operates more than 100 Thomas Jouley electric school buses, which have accumulated over 1 million service miles. The buses have been operating in all regions … Continued

Sonny Merryman Awarded Thomas Built Buses Dealer of the Year

Earlier this week, dealers from coast to coast gathered for the annual Thomas Built Buses dealer meeting in National Harbor, Maryland. Situated on the banks of the Potomac River and just a short distance away from the nation’s capital, the location was a beautiful setting for an enriching and exciting event. Fourteen members of Team … Continued

March Tuesday Tune-Up

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. Sonny Merryman and team awarded top honors at national dealer meeting, registration still open for Braun and Round Table workshops, new parts special, and more! 

February Tuesday Tune-Up

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. Round table workshops schedule released, Braun lift training available, electric school buses in Virginia, and more! 

Thomas Built, Proterra Celebrate Million Miles Traveled

Thomas Built Buses and Proterra Inc. struck a milesone with Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric school buses, which have driven more than one million miles for school districts across North America. With more than 300 electric school buses on the road, this announcement represents a major operational milestone just as historic federal funding, like the EPA’s Clean … Continued

January Tuesday Tune-Up

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. Learn about HV3 training, meet new Sonny Merryman parts team members, sign-up for a Braun workshop, get the latest on the EPA Clean School Bus funding program, and more!