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Tour Sponsors

Hendrickson

Immersion Sponsor

Over the past 100 years, Hendrickson has led the industry with breakthrough suspension designs and strong manufacturing expertise. Rigorous testing and advanced analysis techniques enable our products to meet the most stringent durability requirements while exceeding expectations in vehicle performance and weight.

Allison Transmission

Immersion Sponsor

t’s a big responsibility to ensure the safety of school children. That’s why Allison Transmission revolutionized school bus transportation decades ago when we introduced our fully automatic transmissions to school bus drivers and fleets who know the importance of safety on the road.

Roush CleanTech

Immersion Sponsor

ROUSH CleanTech has partnered exclusively with Blue Bird since 2012 to bring customers the best-selling Type C propane autogas school bus on the market. In 2015, we launched the gasoline engine, an additional fuel type for the Type C. The Blue Bird Vision, equipped with our fuel system, offers school districts highly sought-after non-diesel options for school bus transportation.

Cummins

Immersion Sponsor

Cummins offers the PowerDrive™ 7000 EV to rapidly enable school bus manufacturers to quickly create electric school bus solutions. The PowerDrive vehicle developers kit and support program offers OEMs a robust framework to quickly create all-electric school buses.

Nuvve

Immersion Sponsor

Nuvve is a global technology leader accelerating the electrification of transportation through
its proprietary vehicle-to-grid (V2G) platform. Our mission is to lower the cost of electric vehicle
ownership while supporting the integration of renewable energy sources, including solar and wind.

Bendix

General Sponsor

Maximum braking power, shorter stopping distances and improved safety. Longer service intervals and faster maintenance that help lower costs and downtime. It’s easy to see why air disc brakes are growing in popularity.

Opti-Luxx

General Sponsor

Nearly 20 years ago, we pioneered the use of LED lighting technology in commercial vehicle applications by developing the first LED school bus lights.  It is an indisputable fact that school buses are the safest vehicles on the roads today, and as the leading supplier of LED school bus lighting, we play a significant role in that strong safety reputation.

Rhombus

General Sponsor

Our destination is part of a long-term and global initiative that is well underway to replace internal combustion vehicles with electric vehicles. Complete success will take down the carbon emissions of billions of vehicles around the world to zero. Bi-directional vehicle to grid (V2G) charging and electricity storage technologies adds the promise of vehicle grids so reliable and efficient they are self-sustainable. 

Ametek VIS

General Sponsor

With new technologies and expertise to provide Blue Bird the most advanced vehicle electronics. Our UIP-CD cluster display with a large, easy-read color graphics display was customized specifically for Blue Bird’s application and driver experience.