Saf-T-Liner® C2 Jouley™ Electric School Bus.
The future is just around the corner.

Thomas Built Buses has been moving the industry forward for more than 100 years. Now we’re driving it in a whole new way with the Saf-T-Liner® C2 Jouley™ electric bus.

The C2 Jouley is emissions-free, noise pollution-free and fossil fuel-free, helping you save operating costs, and maybe even the planet.

Ideal for in-town routes, the Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley electric bus is the latest chapter in our joint commitment with Daimler to providing proven, sustainable solutions today. And tomorrow.

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See how the Saf-T-Liner C2 Jouley moves us all forward.

Passenger Capacity

  • Up to 81



  • 295 peak horsepower
  • 0-60 mph acceleration in 49 seconds
    depending on final drive rear axle ratio
  • Standard SAE J1772 charging protocol
  • Over-the-air battery management software updates
  • Power-Save/Economy mode to extend range when required
  • Bilateral vehicle-to-grid capability
  • 2-speed transmission
  • Liquid cooled battery pack


  • Up to 135 miles″

Battery Energy

  • Up to 220 kWh power

Charge Time

  • Nominal charge in 2-3 hours at a DC charging station*

*To achieve advertised charging time, chargers must have an output of at least 75 amps


  • Safety-first construction
  • Specialized battery packaging for increased safety
  • Zero emissions reduce exposure to harmful emissions
  • Quiet operations eliminate driver distractions and increase awareness of what’s going on inside the bus

  • Full OEM vehicle performance
  • Top speed of 65 mph
  • Regenerative braking
  • No change to driver behavior required with automated drive cycles
  • Up to 220 kWh

  • Telematics system provides real-time fleet tracking, management and vehicle diagnostics
  • Electronic control software interfaces with critical vehicle systems
  • Includes fault detection and related management features
  • Optimize battery economy while maintaining performance

  • Electric buses pay for themselves over a lifetime
  • Reduced cost of fuel. Electricity has the lowest and most stable operating cost of any fuel
  • Less mechanical failure vs. traditional vehicles due to a simpler design
  • Lower vehicle maintenance costs, including less frequent brake replacement, no oil changes and other savings
  • No transmission and no shifting

  • Integrated exportable power enables the transfer of stored energy onboard the bus for use in opportunistic applications
  • Comprehensive vehicle monitoring via telematics
  • Predictive and real-time vehicle diagnostics for fleet managers
  • Sales and service team support
  • Less maintenance / service procedures required