GREENPOWER ANNOUNCES FIRST DELIVERY OF ALL-ELECTRIC BEAST SCHOOL BUS TO SANTA MARIA JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

 

Los Angeles, California, September 13, 2021 – Let’s hear it for The Beast!

So GreenPower Motor Company Inc. is a leading manufacturer and distributor of zero-emission vehicles. Moreover the electric-powered, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles.

Well folks, they announced that the first BEAST school bus has been delivered to Santa Maria Joint Union High School District.

BEAST School bus - first delivery

GreenPower’s All-Electric BEAST School Bus

First of all, Santa Maria Joint Union High School District consists of four high schools. All with a fleet of over 30 buses. The transaction was also facilitated by GreenPower’s distribution partner, Creative Bus Sales. For they are one of the largest bus dealers in the country. Moreover with 22 locations nation-wide.

More Specs on The Beast Electric School Bus

In addition, GreenPower’s BEAST (Battery Electric Automotive School Transportation), is an all-electric 40-foot Type D battery electric school bus. Thereby delivering a class-leading range of up to 150 miles on a single charge via a 194kWh battery pack.

The bus can also seat up to 90 passengers with standard features that include: air ride suspension. As well as ABS disk brakes and pass-through storage. Featuring a modern monocoque chassis, the BEAST is the safest electric bus. Most importantly the most durable and reliable battery-electric school bus available on the market. The BEAST’s seamlessly integrated body and chassis design forms a composite structure. One which is the GreenPower Truss(T) factor.

Brendan Riley, President of GreenPower commented, “This first BEAST delivery represents the culmination of several years of planning. Also a great deal of hard work that has gone into the production ramp over the last several quarters. We are now in position to see BEAST deliveries accelerate. All through the end of the year and well beyond.” Riley continued, “We applaud Santa Maria for their commitment to provide clean, healthy transportation to their students and look forward to assisting school districts across the country with the electrification of their fleets.”

Ryne Shetterly, Vice President of Sales and Marketing, commented,.

1.,The BEAST meets the logistical requirements of customers. Yet it also comes standard with many appealing features.

  1. Those most noteworthy, that are typically considered upgrades within the industry.
  2. They are also offering a highly desired product at a competitive price.

  3. Customers are sharing this view. We also have tremendous enthusiasm for this vehicle.

In conclusion, they are most definitely looking forward to working with leading edge school districts. Especially like Santa Maria.

Source: GreenPower Motor Company