The organizers of the STN EXPO recently announced that the BYD|RIDE Type A school bus “The Achiever” earned honours as the “Best Green Bus Technology” of 2023.
The vehicle, one of a line of buses that includes the Type D – “Dreamer” and soon-to-be-released Type C “Creator” was assembled at BYD Coach & Bus in Lancaster, California by union members who belong to the Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers Union, Local 105.
“Around the world, our brand is known for its commitment to innovation and new technology,” said Patrick Duan, BYD’s Senior Vice President of Operations and RIDE’s Co-CEO. “We’re honoured that independent voters who attended the STN Expo in Reno this year chose The Achiever as the ‘Best Green Bus Technology.’”
“I want to congratulate BYD|RIDE on winning the STN EXPO 2023 Innovation Choice Awards for Best Green Technology. The newest products and innovations have captured the attention of school transportation professionals at the largest school transportation conference in North America,” said Tony Corpin, Publisher & President of School Transportation News.
BYD|RIDE school buses including The Achiever are available throughout the United States and are eligible to participate in the EPA Clean School Bus program and several state incentive programs including the California HVIP voucher program.