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WVa plant to start making electric school buses in September

Jun. 03, 2022 04:11 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A Canadian electric school bus manufacturer will begin production at a West Virginia facility in September, officials said. In January, GreenPower Motor Co. Inc. signed a lease-purchase agreement for a 9.5-acre (3.8 hectares) manufacturing facility in South...

Large northeastern North Dakota manufacturer shutting down

May. 20, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

PEMBINA, N.D. (AP) — One of the largest employers in northeastern North Dakota is closing later this year. Winnipeg, Manitoba-based New Flyer Industries is shutting down its charter and transit bus manufacturing plant in Pembina, located close to the Canadian border. Pembina Mayor...

New England schools eligible to apply for green bus funding

May. 20, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — School districts across New England are now eligible to apply for a portion of $500 million toward the purchase of zero-emissions school buses, which benefit the environment and children's health, officials said Friday. “These funds will make a real and lasting...

North Carolina bus school manufacturer to add 280 jobs

May. 19, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

HIGH POINT, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina school bus manufacturer says it is adding 280 jobs at one of its plants to answer demand for one of its models. Thomas Built Buses said it will start an additional shift at its Saf-T-Liner C2 plant in High Point. President and CEO Kevin...

Fall of Mariupol appears at hand; fighters leave steel plant

May. 17, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Mariupol appeared on the verge of falling to the Russians on Tuesday as Ukraine moved to abandon the steel plant where hundreds of its fighters had held out for months under relentless bombardment in the last bastion of resistance in the devastated city. The...