IC Bus announced Thursday it is now in full production with its newly updated RE Series Type D school bus.
“At IC Bus, we are making significant investments in our product portfolio with the goal of offering our customers different and better options that help them meet their school transportation business needs,” says Trish Reed, vice president and general manager at IC Bus. “We are excited about the state-of-the-art safety and OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics that we’ve engineered on the newly updated RE Series. We are confident that this bus will be loved by both drivers and fleet owners and operators for its remarkable ease of driving, maintenance and service.”
The RE Series also now features the Cummins L9 engine, which is rated up to 300 horsepower and 860 lb.-ft. of torque with the best power-to-weight ratio in its class.
In addition to the new engine, the RE series now offers elevated features such as enhanced interiors and maximum passenger capacity, optimum safety, and the industry’s only all-makes OnCommand Connection remote diagnostics, the company says.