General Information

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 20V697000

Make Model Year
LION 360 2018
Date Owners Notified Date Received by ODI Date Added to Database
2020-11-23 2020-11-12 2020-11-12

Manufacturers Involved: Lion Electric Company

Component: SEAT BELTS

Potential Number Of Units Affected: 8

Report Initiator: MFR MFR Report

Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 222


Lion Electric Company "Lion Electric" is recalling certain 2016-2019 Lion C and Lion 360 school buses equipped with wheelchair lifts. The shoulder belt and ground anchors intended to hold a wheelchair in place may detach in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 222, "School Bus Passenger Seating and Crash Protection."


If the shoulder belt and ground anchors detach during a crash, their would be an increased risk of injury to the occupant.


Lion Electric has notified owners, and dealers will add a rivet to reinforce the floor and change the screws on the seat belt, free of charge. The recall began November 23, 2020. Owners may contact Lion Electric customer service at 1-855-546-6706.


Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to