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Archive for: September, 2013

Cummins announces new global heavy-duty engine platform

Cummins Inc. today announced a new global heavy-duty engine platform that it has developed to complement its existing global product offering.

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XL Hybrids adds small bus installations

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The company addresses a market that stands to gain the most from hybrid-electric propulsion.

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Overcoming battery charging imbalance

12-volt devices must be connected through an equalizer (or a DC-to-DC converter) in order to equally discharge the battery pack.

By Brad Bisaillon With the emergence of advanced electrical systems in today’s bus designs, reliance on batteries to power them has become increasingly important. These continually evolving electrical subsystems are putting a tremendous strain on the batteries that power them, so effective management of the battery bank’s charge and discharge characteristics are imperative to extending […]

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Six ways tires save fuel

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Tires play a critical role in improving mileage.

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A wheel’s shine is not skin-deep

Wash wheels regularly with soap and water. Never use an acid-based solution.

Choosing the right chrome wheels means easier cleaning.

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Spec’ing saves money

Gary Stevens, a Prevost bus owner, rolls with Double Coin tires.

Making the right tire choice will reduce costs over time.

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Krystal moves forward under new management

The luxury leather seating in the Krystal executive shuttle bus reflects the improvements from ElDorado National.

ElDorado National Kansas continues with quality improvements to the brand By David Hubbard Krystal has been on an exciting ride over the last year. It began when ElDorado National Kansas, Inc., Salinas, KS, acquired the brand in October of 2012 and then transitioned to new ownership in July as Thor Industries divested its entire bus […]

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