Partner News: Proterra Announces EV Battery Factory in South Carolina

Proterra expands manufacturing to support growing demand for its market-leading high-energy density, long-life electric vehicle battery systems New factory in Greer, South Carolina will manufacture battery systems for Proterra Powered customers’ electric vehicles, including delivery and work trucks, industrial equipment, buses, and more The factory is planned to begin production in second half of 2022 … Continued

October Tuesday Tune-Up

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. Electric school bus funding opportunities available now, new Saf-T-Zone pedestrian detection system, training opportunities, and more!

Go For Green: First Electric School Bus Fleet Rolled Out to Support FCPS Carbon Neutral Goal

Fairfax County Public Schools officially launched its first fleet of electric school buses as part of a commitment to providing carbon neutral student transportation by 2035. The eight new buses and charging stations were on display at the division’s Stonecroft Transportation Center in Chantilly. Superintendent Scott Brabrand was joined by school board members at the … Continued

September Tuesday Tune-Up

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. We’re recognizing Virginia school bus drivers, Floyd Merryman recognized in Virginia500, National Drive Electric Week, and much more!

August Tuesday Tune-Up Newsletter

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. US Senator Mark Warner visits Virginia’s Bus Company, new Sonny Merryman president & CEO announced, Thomas school bus product updates, and more!

Chesterfield Leaders Gather to ‘Plug-in’ New Electric School Buses During Thursday Ceremony

New electric school buses will hit the road to transport students this fall. CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County’s fleet of school buses is getting a jolt. Chesterfield County Government and Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS) joined Dominion Energy and Virginia’s exclusive Thomas Built Buses dealer Sonny Merryman during a ‘plug-in’ ceremony Thursday morning. This … Continued

New President & CEO of Sonny Merryman Announced

Sonny Merryman announced today Caley Edgerly has been appointed the new President & CEO of the company. Edgerly will assume responsibilities starting Monday, August 9. While new to the company, Edgerly is no stranger to school buses or Sonny Merryman. Prior to accepting this position, Edgerly was the President & CEO for six years of … Continued

July Tuesday Tune-Up Newsletter

Check out this month’s Tuesday Tune-Up. Register to attend the Thomas Built Institute East training conference, Prince William County electric school bus video, Sonny Merryman’s marketing director recognized by local business community, and more! <iframe style=”width: 100%; height: 800px; border: none;” src=”[UNIQID]”><span data-mce-type=”bookmark” style=”display: inline-block; width: 0px; overflow: hidden; line-height: 0;” class=”mce_SELRES_start”></span></iframe>