Founded in 1916, Thomas Built Buses is a leading manufacturer of school buses in North America. Since the first Thomas Built bus rolled off the assembly line, the company has been committed to delivering the smartest and most innovative buses in North America.
Thomas Built Buses, Inc., headquartered in High Point, N.C., is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks North America LLC, the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America and a leading manufacturer of class 4-8 vehicles. Daimler Trucks North America produces and markets commercial vehicles under the Freightliner, Western Star and Thomas Built Buses nameplates. Daimler Trucks North America is a Daimler company.
Thomas Built Buses has teamed up with Allison Transmission to offer FuelSense fuel-saving technology as standard equipment on its Saf-T-Liner C2, Saf-T-Liner EFX and Saf-T-Liner HDX school buses produced on or after Oct. 1, 2014.
The 2013 Dealer of the Year award was presented to Sonny Merryman, Inc. of Evington, Va., a full-service dealer offering sales, parts and vehicle service. Sonny Merryman is now a record holding five time Thomas Built Buses Dealer of the Year.
Thomas Built manager for service education and the Center for Education, Michael Stotler presented the 2013 Thomas Dealer Trainer of the Year award to Dave Nelson of Nelson’s Bus Service, Whitewater, Wis.
Thomas Built Buses today announced it will partner with Seattle, Wash.-based Zonar Systems to provide factory installed telematics features for Thomas Built Buses’ highly-regarded Saf-TLiner C2 models as standard equipment.
The Thomas Built Buses FleetShield corrosion protection treatments include Tuffcoat, EdgeCover and UnderGuard, each offered to shield specific vehicle parts that are particularly susceptible to corrosion and weather damage.
To help ensure school bus technicians have the educational tools they need to help them work effectively and efficiently, Thomas Built Buses and its dealers offer more than 300 factory-certified classes per year. The Thomas Built Institute, held twice a...