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2011-10-25 07:00:00

Big yellow school bus goes green as nation's first zero-emission 'Newton eTrans' from Smith partner TransTech provides school children with cleaner air, quieter ride KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smith Electric Vehicles, a leader in all-electric commercial vehicles, and Trans Tech Bus, a leading school bus manufacturer, on Tuesday unveiled the nation's first all-electric, zero-emission Newton(TM) eTrans. The vehicle debuted at the National Association for...

2011-10-24 15:09:00

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) Conference in Cincinnati, OH, October 22 - 27, 2011, American Traffic Solutions (ATS), the country's leader in road safety camera technology, is pleased to announce its latest innovation, the CrossingGuard® School Bus Stop Arm Violation Enforcement System. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110531/LA09034LOGO) Each day, thousands of...

2011-10-17 14:12:00

School Bus Safety Week Runs through Oct. 21 HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch, P.E. recognized 12 students for helping to communicate important school bus safety messages and honored six school bus drivers for their superior driving skills during a ceremony today to kick off National School Bus Safety Week, which runs through Oct. 21. Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Oct. 17-21 as School Bus Safety Week in Pennsylvania to...

2011-10-11 12:58:00

WALL, N.J., Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Student Transportation Inc., the third largest school bus contractor in North America, joins school districts throughout the United States and Canada in recognizing the importance of School Bus Safety Week, October 17 - 21. To honor Safety Week and the drivers, monitors, maintenance technicians and terminal managers who put the safety of every child first, Student Transportation is establishing a Wall of Fame in its executive offices to recognize...

2011-10-11 09:00:00

CINCINNATI, Oct. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- They're big, they're yellow and they are carrying precious cargo. That's why First Student, the nation's largest school transportation provider, is urging motorists to "See Yellow" to support National School Bus Safety Week, October 17-21, 2011. "With more than 480,000 school buses back on the road this year transporting 26 million students to and from school each day, 'seeing' and paying attention when school buses are present can prevent...

2011-10-04 07:00:00

DesignLine Corporation Announces $50M Financing Deal Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) October 04, 2011 DesignLine Corp, the developer and producer of the worldâs most advanced Allâ“Electric Bus (Eco-Smart II) and Range Extended Electric Bus (Eco-Saver IV) for mass transit, announced today the commencement of funding under its $50 million dollar syndicated financing. The syndicate includes domestic groups and international sovereign wealth funds which invest in leading...

2011-10-03 05:30:00

ZHEJIANG, China, Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- SORL Auto Parts, Inc. (NASDAQ: SORL) ("SORL" or "the Company"), a leading supplier of brake and control systems to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced that the Company won the golden award for the 2011 China Urban Bus Components "Top Ten Famous Brands" at the first China (Wuhan) International Bus Components and Maintenance Equipment Exhibition. This award acknowledges the innovation, safety and energy efficiency of...

2011-09-24 07:00:00

New offerings include SingleTRAK for real-time transportation location and SingleREV revenue share advertising program. Portland, OR (PRWEB) September 24, 2011 SinglePoint unveils two products designed to make the most of real time communication for both passengers and transit agencies and charter companies. The products, titled SingleTRAK and SingleREV, respectively, represent the latest in cutting edge technology and real-time data delivery. SingleTRAK, powered by...

2011-09-15 07:00:00

Bussani Mobility, a longtime leader in the mobility industry, has today announced their 2011 Accessibility Open House. Bethpage, NY (PRWEB) September 15, 2011 Bussani Mobility has today announced their 2011 Accessibility Open House. Bussani Mobility has garnered a reputation for excellence and customer care in the New York area, and their open house is an excellent opportunity for individuals with physical disabilities to learn more about modern mobility equipment and wheelchair vans,...

2011-09-12 05:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) announced today that Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co., Ltd. (Yutong), China's largest bus manufacturer, has selected Maxwell ultracapacitors for energy storage and power delivery in fuel-efficient, low-emission, diesel-electric hybrid buses that Yutong is producing for public transit agencies worldwide. Yutong's hybrid drive system incorporates 16 of Maxwell's 48-volt ultracapacitor modules to support braking...


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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