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2014-08-18 23:04:06

The California Highway Patrol has approved ADOMANI's solar fueled all-electric 50 passenger type-D school bus for the new school year. Milpitas, California (PRWEB) August 18, 2014 The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has approved the ADOMANI all-electric Blue Bird® school bus for transportation. ADOMANI and the Gilroy Unified School District collaborated to produce a solar fueled all-electric 50 passenger type-D school bus. CHP approval was the final step before the bus was...

2014-07-08 16:20:42

- New customer option expands on double-decker bus fleet to select routes in 30 cities NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com--the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, plus a reservation fee--today announced it will be expanding its reserved-seating program on select routes to/from 30 cities in North America. The new service option allows customers to choose from 10 popular seats for a nominal fee. Tickets for specific reserved seats can be purchased at...

2014-07-03 23:04:09

The World Vision Experience "Kisongo Trek" Tour is an interactive exhibit that gives visitors a true day-in-the-life experience of one child in the Maasai community of Tanzania. The exhibit won first place at the 2014 PRO Awards for "Best Vehicle-Based Campaign." Madison Heights, MI (PRWEB) July 03, 2014 The World Vision Experience “Kisongo Trek” mobile tour was named the Gold winner in the category of Best Vehicle-Based Campaign at the 2014 PRO Awards Gala on June...

2014-06-30 08:20:45

Magness Investment Group leads the financing to support Motiv's growing sales pipeline and expand production FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The electric truck leader and top supplier of control systems to the growing electric truck market, Motiv Power Systems, raised $7.3 million in growth capital from investors led by Colorado's Magness Investment Group. The funding comes as the second Motiv-equipped all-electric school bus is delivered to Kings Canyon Unified...

2014-06-27 23:04:32

Rosco, Inc.’s MOR-Vision Mirror/Monitor System enhances driver visibility both in and around the vehicle with multiple camera views. Gaining the attention of Thomas Built Buses, Rosco, Inc., customizes MOR-Vision to increase the safety and security of their C2 school bus platform. Queens, NY (PRWEB) June 27, 2014 MOR-Vision is a patent pending, ultra-bright 7” color LCD monitor positioned on the rear side of tinted safety glass in a school buses’ large interior mirror....

2014-06-24 08:20:26

SINGAPORE, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- China Yuchai International Limited (NYSE: CYD) ("China Yuchai" or the "Company") announced today that new-energy buses running on engines supplied by the Company's main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited ("GYMCL"), have been launched in Fushun City ("Fushun"), Liaoning Province located in Northeast China. As a national pilot city for new-energy buses, Fushun has made its first large purchase of new-energy buses...

2014-06-04 12:21:32

ORLANDO, Fla., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allied Specialty Vehicles (ASV), a leading manufacturer of motor vehicles for commercial, fire & emergency and recreation markets, today announced that Matt Ford has been named president of ElDorado Mobility. Ford will lead the company from ASV's ElDorado National-Kansas manufacturing facility in Salina where Toyota, Chrysler and Dodge minivans are converted for wheelchair accessibility....

Electric School Buses Could Save School Districts Millions
2014-05-30 03:20:52

University of Delaware Electric school buses that feed the power grid could save school districts millions of dollars — and reduce children's exposure to diesel fumes — based on recent research by the University of Delaware's College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE). A new study examines the cost-effectiveness of electric school buses that discharge their batteries into the electrical grid when not in use and get paid for the service. The technology, called vehicle-to-grid...

2014-05-06 08:21:34

PHILADELPHIA, May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Agnes Matyekne will never forget her first and last ride on Philadelphia's PHLASH 'historic' tourist shuttle bus on September 5, 2011. As a result of the driver's admitted careless conduct, she was thrown up and down onto the vehicle's hard wooden seat with such force that she suffered multiple injuries, requiring back surgery and lengthy rehabilitation. While the 62-year-old Hungarian immigrant just settled her negligence...

2014-04-21 12:20:59

- Study reveals that city-to-city express bus carriers like megabus.com save customers between 50-80 percent per trip when compared to train and air travel NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Megabus.com, the popular city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, is highlighted in the study, "The Traveler's Tradeoff: Comparing Intercity Bus, Plane & Train Fares across the United States", released today by the Chaddick Institute for Metropolitan Development of DePaul...


Latest Bus Reference Libraries

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2010-10-01 18:30:17

The Universal Serial Bus (USB) was designed to establish communication between devices and a host computer and is intended to replace many types of serial and parallel ports. The Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a standard for peripheral devices that began development in 1994. It was originally intended to make it essentially easier to connect external devices to computers by replacing the many connectors that computers had and simplifying software configuration of all the devices connected to...

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2010-09-13 13:36:36

A motherboard is the central printed circuit board in most modern computers and holds many of the vital components of the system as well as provides connectors for other peripherals. Before the microprocessor was introduced, computers were usually made in a card-cage case or mainframe with the gears connected by a backplane that consisted of a set of slots connected with wires. In much older designs the wires were discrete connections between card connector pins, but printed circuit boards...

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2010-09-09 11:48:20

A bus is a subsystem that has the ability to transfer data from different computer components, whether in the same computer or two separate ones. Historically, the first computer buses were quite literally parallel electrical buses that had several connections. Today, however, the term bus can be used to describe any component of a computer that has a similar function or intent. A common example of a present day computer bus is a universal serial bus (USB). Computer buses were first created...

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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
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This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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