2016 LION LION C - STRUCTURE:BODY
Lion Electric Company (Lion) is recalling certain 2016 Lion Lion C electric school buses. In the event of a crash, the ceiling joints may separate due to being assembled incorrectly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 221, "School Bus Body Joint Strength."
HazardIf the ceiling joint separates in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.
Consumer ActionLion will notify owners, and dealers will install rivets and glue to secure the joints, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2018. Owners may contact Lion customer service at 1-855-546-6706. Lion's number for this recall is 2018RECALL01.