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2014-07-21 12:21:27

YORK, Pa., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Voith Turbo Inc. will deliver 60 DIWA.5 automatic transmissions to Gillig, LLC this summer, which will be used in clean diesel buses bound for the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAT) transit system in Pittsburgh, PA. Voith's DIWA.5 transmission allows for very smooth gear shifts, which reduce wear and tear and increase driving comfort in city transit buses. Additionally, its overdrive 4(th) gear optimizes fuel-friendly engine speeds in...

2014-07-16 23:05:02

Company’s Liquid Propane Injection System Powers Freightliner Custom Chassis S2G Medium-Duty Truck and Thomas Built C2 School Bus Georgetown, TX (PRWEB) July 16, 2014 CleanFUEL USA, the industry leader in propane autogas fleets and fueling infrastructure, today announced full production of two prominent product offerings powered by its Liquid Propane Injection (LPI) system, the Freightliner Custom Chassis S2G medium-duty truck and the Thomas Built C2 school bus. The CleanFUEL USA LPI...

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....

2014-06-04 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....

2014-05-14 12:21:29

Sustainable energy model decreases greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, reduces operating costs and is backed by Ford Factory engine and powertrain warranty SOUTH HUTCHINSON, Kan., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Collins Bus Corporation, the leading manufacturer of Type A school and multi function school activity buses, today announced that it is accepting orders for its new compressed natural gas (CNG) model that provides an estimated 250-300 mile range, decreases greenhouse gas (GHG)...

2014-01-16 08:20:23

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ALSN) this week opened a new multi-purpose facility in the Netherlands to better serve its customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Located in Sliedrecht, the 34,000 sq. ft. (3,171 sq. m.) building centralizes the company's parts distribution, product customization and customer training functions for the region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DE47299 )(Logo:...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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