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! 

Sonny Merryman Technician Recognized for Professional Accomplishments

The Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance and Young Professionals of Central Virginia hosted its third annual Level Up Young Professionals Summit earlier this month on the University of Lynchburg’s campus. At the event, five outstanding young professionals were recognized for their accomplishments. A host of nominees from community businesses were received and reviewed by the Alliance … Continued

EPA Awards Nearly $32 Million for Electric School Buses in Virginia

On Wednesday, October 26, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Fiscal Year 2022 recipients of the Clean School Bus (CSB) Program rebate competition. Vice President Kamala Harris and EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan made the official announcement in Seattle, Washington among a crowd of schoolchildren, district leaders, and community leaders. The list of … Continued

October Tuesday Tune-Up

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. Learn how to optimize your Jouley’s range during cold weather, get updates on annual parts inventory and holiday scheduling, check out the monthly parts specials, and more! 

Jouley On the Road: Louisa County, VA

There are now 65+ Jouley electric school buses in operation across Virginia. Louisa County was one of the first school divisions to take delivery of Jouley buses in early 2021. Read on to learn about their experience and what their plans are for adding electric to their fleet. Since early 2021, Louisa County Public Schools … Continued

Your New Electric Bus: EV Service & Maintenance

If you’re navigating the adoption of electric school buses for your district, you’re probably wondering what happens afterward. Am I on my own? What if something goes wrong? What does service on my new electric bus even look like? How do I train my service technicians to work on these new vehicles? At Sonny Merryman, we’re … Continued

June Tuesday Tune-Up

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. New Jouley electric school bus training video, SESPTC/VAPT conference this weekend, Excelerator parts ordering, and more!