Posted Date: 07/23/2020
Electric bus manufacturer GreenPower Motor Co. Inc. has received orders for a total of 10 of its school buses from three school districts in California.
Santa Maria-Bonita Unified School District (USD), Anaheim Union High School District (USD), and Hughson Unified School District (USD) ordered the 90-passenger Synapse 90 electric school buses from Creative Bus Sales, according to a news release from GreenPower.
The Synapse 90 is a Type D battery electric school bus with a range of up to 150 miles with a 194.5kWh battery pack, according to GreenPower. The vehicles can charge up to 20 kilowatts on standard J1772 protocol and has additional standard features such as air ride suspension, pass through storage, and air disk brakes.
The Synapse 90 qualifies for $220,000 under the California HVIP program and up to $400,000 under the California Volkswagen (VW) mitigation settlement funds program as well as other funding programs throughout the U.S.