Appendix B: Typical Bus Components

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The components listed below are examples of typical bus components. These lists are not meant to be exhaustive. Other components may be included in the Buy America calculation depending on the configuration of the buses.

Typical Components of Large Buses for the Buy America Content Calculation

  • Air compressor and pneumatic systems
  • Air conditioning compressor assemblies
  • Air conditioning evaporator/condenser assemblies
  • Aluminum extrusions
  • Aluminum, steel, or fiberglass exterior panels and interior trim
  • Designation sign assemblies
  • Door control systems
  • Drive shaft assemblies
  • Driver's seat assemblies
  • Engines
  • Entrance and exit door assemblies
  • Farebox
  • Floor coverings
  • Flooring
  • Front and rear air brake assemblies
  • Front and rear bumper assemblies
  • Front and rear end cap assemblies
  • Front axle assemblies
  • Front suspension assemblies
  • Generator/alternator and electrical systems
  • Heating systems
  • Interior lighting assemblies
  • Passenger seats
  • Radio
  • Rear axle assemblies
  • Rear suspension assemblies
  • Specialty steel (structural steel tubing, etc.)
  • Steering system assemblies
  • Transmissions
  • Wheelchair lifts and ramps
  • Wheelchair securement and tie-down devices
  • Window assemblies

Typical Components of Small Buses for the Buy America Content Calculation

  • Air conditioning compressor assemblies
  • Air conditioning evaporator/condenser assemblies
  • Aluminum extrusions
  • Aluminum, steel, or fiberglass exterior panels and interior trim
  • Designation sign assemblies
  • Door control systems
  • Drive shaft assemblies
  • Driver's seat assemblies
  • Engines
  • Entrance and exit door assemblies
  • Farebox
  • Floor coverings
  • Flooring
  • Front and rear air brake assemblies
  • Front and rear bumper assemblies
  • Front and rear end cap assemblies
  • Front axle assemblies
  • Front suspension assemblies
  • Generator/alternator and electrical systems
  • Heating systems
  • Interior lighting assemblies
  • Passenger seats
  • Pneumatic systems
  • Radio
  • Rear axle assemblies
  • Rear suspension assemblies
  • Specialty steel (structural steel tubing, etc.)
  • Steering system assemblies
  • Transmissions
  • Wheelchair lifts and ramps
  • Wheelchair securement and tie-down devices
  • Window assemblies