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2012-11-19 16:24:27

WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Doble Engineering Company and Electrical Builders, Inc. (EBI(TM)) are pleased to announce a new alliance to provide customers with complete on-line and off-line solutions for isolated phase bus diagnostics and maintenance. EBI is a leader in bus duct maintenance, off-line inspection, repairs, retrofits and new construction. Doble is a leader in diagnostic solutions and consulting services for the energy sector. Through their new agreement, EBI...

2012-10-23 15:22:12

BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 23, 2012/PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Party-goers in the 42-passenger 'Monster' Party Bus from Chic's Limousine in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania, are not asking "are we there yet?" That's because as soon as they enter the bus, explicitly designed for social gatherings, the fun can start. Instead of seats stacked front to back on each side of an aisle, they are arranged around the sides of the bus in conversationally-friendly U-shape. Bars at the front and back of the bus provide...

2012-10-17 15:20:22

Governor Tom Corbett Proclaims Oct. 22-26 School Bus Safety Week in PA HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twelve students and six school bus drivers from across the state were honored today for winning the 2012 School Bus Safety Poster Contest and the 2012 Pennsylvania School Bus Driver Safety Competition. The event, which took place at the Governor's Residence, was also held in recognition of Governor Tom Corbett's proclamation designating Oct. 22-26 as School...

2012-10-17 11:20:27

CINCINNATI, Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite their size and bright color, school buses are often overlooked by other motorists, resulting in accidents and injuries to drivers and passengers. To encourage awareness and safe driving, First Student - the largest provider of student transportation in North America - joins the National Student Transportation Association (NSTA), the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT) and the National Association of State Directors of Pupil...

2012-10-03 23:00:08

Don´t be fooled by the name, ALL PRO FLEET PAINTING is not just a truck painting shop! All Pro Fleet Painting is a one stop shop for fleet painting and collision repair services. From start to finish, All Pro operates with the single goal of providing excellent service for fleets of all sizes in the Phoenix Metro area. Glendale, AZ (PRWEB) October 02, 2012 Don´t let the name fool you, All Pro Fleet Painting is not just a truck painting shop! All Pro Fleet Painting is a one stop...

2012-10-02 10:22:07

PARK CITY, Utah, Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- "Enough is enough" says All Resort Group CEO Richard Bizzaro. Too many innocent people have been injured in America simply because buses do not have seat belts. All Resort has invested more than 2 million dollars in their newest fleet equipped with seat belts. They are unveiling them today and the public is welcome to sit in an actual Motor Coach, buckle up and drive around. All Resort will have one Motor Coach (seats 56), Mini-Coach (seats...

2012-10-01 06:20:35

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Proterra, the leading provider of zero-emission commercial transit solutions, is proud to announce that its EcoRide(TM) BE35 battery-electric bus has become the first heavy-duty electric transit bus ever to pass the Federal Transit Administration's Altoona bus testing. Testing simulates 12 years of vehicle life and ensures reliability and in-service performance of transit buses by providing an unbiased and accurate comparison of bus models. The...

2012-09-14 10:21:22

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vehicle Production Group (VPG) unveiled its all-new 2013 luxury MV-1 model this week at Chicago's BusCon Expo to a crowd of more than 400 industry executives. The 2013 LX MV-1 model was wrapped in patriotic full-body decals to showcase the company's "Made in the USA" attributes, as well as its acclaimed wheelchair-accessible, compressed natural gas engine features. (Logo:...

2012-09-05 06:20:52

WOODBRIDGE, Va., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A pilot test of EMP's Mini-Hybrid(TM) Thermal System designed to improve commuter bus fuel efficiency was so successful that the Potomac and Rappahannock Transportation Commission, PRTC, is now proceeding to retrofit more than two dozen buses with EMP technology. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120905/DE68381 ) Pilot testing began last fall, when PRTC agreed to partner with Engineered Machined Products Inc., EMP, on a first-ever...

2012-08-30 23:01:13

BlinkSpot iris scanning technology provides real time safety tracking and verification of students while getting on and off school buses. Sioux Falls, SD (PRWEB) August 29, 2012 As children start back to school, parents and school administrators share the concern that their children get on and off the right bus, at the right time and at the right locations. BlinkSpot now gives a simple, accurate and safe technology solution to assure parents, school officials and bus operators the real time...


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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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