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2014-10-30 16:21:36

- City-to-city, express bus company served five million customers in six months, providing further evidence of dramatic growth of bus travel NEW YORK, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As of today, megabus.com, the first city-to-city, express bus company with fares from $1, has served 40 million customers across North America since the company began in 2006. The company served five million customers in the last six months alone, helping to make city-to-city bus travel the fastest growing and most...

2014-10-24 08:28:47

Survey Results Released During School Bus Safety Week Reveal That Nearly Nine in 10 Parents Believe GPS Monitoring of Buses and Their Drivers Is Needed DUBLIN and BOSTON, Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, approximately 450,000 school buses will transport 25 million K-12 children - more than half (55 percent) of all K-12 students in America([1]). The results of a new survey([2]) show that parents would like more visibility into their children's safety and security while on board the school...

2014-10-21 23:02:15

The SeaPAC R9-8.4 combines a powerful RISC-based embedded computer with a bright 8.4” TFT LCD to create a wide-temperature, ruggedized, flat panel computer perfect for a variety of HMI and control applications. Liberty, SC, USA (PRWEB) October 21, 2014 PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS 8.4” 400 nit TFT LCD with LED Backlight Durable Resistive Touchscreen Atmel AT91SAM9G4S ARM® Processor Includes 128MB SDRAM and 256MB Flash Memory (1) 10/100 BaseT Ethernet port (2) USB 2.0 Ports; (1)...

2014-09-30 23:09:47

ADOMANI launched a successful "crowdfunding" campaign, raising more than 100 thousand dollars to convert a diesel powered bus into an all-electric for a California School. Milpitas, California (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 ADOAMNI, Inc. reached its goal of $100,000 for its first “crowdfunding” campaign through GoFundMe. The campaign, which surpassed its goal in 17 days of going live, was for a portion of the funds necessary to convert a diesel powered bus to a zero-emission,...

2014-09-16 08:21:47

Rear View Safety will attend the 2014 BusCon Event as an exhibitor, marking the third consecutive year. Rear View Safety will be showing off its wide range of OEM backup camera systems and components, as well as showing support for increased safety practices throughout the industry as a whole. NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rear View Safety is proud to announce its return to the annual BusCon event taking place from September 15 to 17, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. This...

2014-09-02 08:20:56

CE Series school bus pairs PSI 8.8-liter propane engine and Allison transmission to maximize power, torque, durability and efficiency LISLE, Ill., Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IC Bus, LLC today announced it will offer its IC Bus((TM)) CE Series school bus powered by the Power Solutions International (PSI) 8.8-liter LP propane engine for the 2015 school year. Purpose-built for the school bus industry, the CE Series with PSI propane engine is designed to provide diesel-like...

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...


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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barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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