California EV Funding Sparks Second Round of Ride-and-Drive Events for Blue Bird Electric School Buses Powered by ADOMANI®
CORONA, CA / ACCESSWIRE / July 2, 2018 / ADOMANI, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADOM), a provider of advanced zero-emission and hybrid vehicle drivetrain solutions and purpose-built electric vehicles, announced today its participation in a second round of Ride-and-Drive events throughout California for the Blue Bird All American RE Type D Electric school bus Powered by ADOMANI®. California leads the nation in green energy and technology, offering in excess of $800 million in incentives through various programs, including funds associated with the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust, as well as funding through local air quality management districts, the Carl Moyer incentive program, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) Hybrid Truck and Bus Voucher Incentive Program (HVIP) and the California Energy Commission (CEC).
ADOMANI®, along with Blue Bird and A-Z Bus Sales (Blue Bird’sCalifornia dealer), is crossing the state and showcasing the popular zero-emission Blue Bird All American RE Type D Electric school bus that is powered by ADOMANI’s drivetrain system. ”California is allocating a historic amount of grant funding for electric vehicles, especially electric school buses, which we believe has created an unprecedented level of excitement with school district transportation officials about electric school buses, which we have seen at these Ride-and-Drive events,” said John Roselli, VP of Sales & Marketing at ADOMANI®. Roselli continued, ”The past Ride-and-Drive events led to electric school bus orders, and with this new round of 14 Ride-and-Drive events, and the available funding, we look forward to the possibility of supplying Blue Bird with even more electric drivetrains for its Type C and Type D all-electric buses in California.”
The Ride-and-Drive events will be hosted by 14 school districts throughout California, as well as the California Energy Commission (CEC), beginning in Rialto, California, after which the Blue Bird All American RE Type D Electric school bus will make its way to Northern California, then finally to Reno, Nevada, where it will be showcased at the 2018 School Transportation News EXPO Conference 7 Trade Show on July 16 and 17.