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Archive for: February, 2017

WAVE announces first UL field evaluation certification of 50kW wireless charging system with AVTA

Wireless Advanced Vehicle Electrification (WAVE) announces the first-ever Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Field Evaluation Certification for its state-of-the-art Wireless Power Transfer (WPT) product.  The 50kW wireless charging system was deployed at Lancaster City Park and Palmdale Transportation Center for the Antelope Valley Transit Agency (AVTA). UL is a Nationally Recognized Testing Lab (NRTL), and often, the […]

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DDS Wireless International names Scott Hardy as new CEO

DDS Wireless International Inc., a global provider of mobile solutions for fleet management applications, today announced the appointment of Scott Hardy as its next Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Hardy served as President of the company’s StrataGen division since joining DDS in April 2016 and succeeds the Founder and original CEO, Vari Ghai. Scott Hardy has […]

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Indianapolis International Airport to purchase six ZEPS buses

Complete Coach Works (CCW) is pleased to announce that it has been chosen as the contractor that will provide the Indianapolis International Airport (IAA) with six Zero-Emission Propulsion System (ZEPS), all-electric 35 foot remanufactured buses. This will be the largest fleet of electric buses at any airport in the United States. IAA is utilizing a […]

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MCI Online Parts Store

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By Richard Tackett The mission statement of Motor Coach Industries (MCI), Des Plaines, IL, is to be a world-class provider of buses and aftermarket service. While the company makes strides every day to improve its world-class vehicles and parts availability, it’s become increasingly clear to MCI that it needs to compete not just with other […]

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Irizar is a unique manufacturer

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I recently visited the headquarters and principal factory of Irizar. It is in the mountainous Basque region of Northern Spain, about 40 miles from the beautiful coastal city of San Sebastian. The highway climbs gradually through hilly terrain with higher mountains visible in the distance. On every flat piece of land there are either factories […]

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Latest developments in mobility to increase passenger safety

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By Angelo D’Urso During the 2016 Paralympics, we once again witnessed how the human spirit can be strong enough to overcome most physical barriers. In defiance of their impairments, Paralympians were able to inspire the whole world with their achievements. However, many challenges are yet to be overcome in the day to day lives of […]

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Gray Line of Tennessee manages risk with Protective

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By Richard Tackett                                             When Chuck Abbott signed on as CEO of Gray Line of Tennessee, Nashville, TN, in early 2015, one of his first orders of business was exploring options for a new […]

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New 360° camera technology expands surveillance possibilities

The top image displays how the 360° camera initially records video with a “warped” or fisheye lens. When played back in SafetyView PRO, the bottom image is “dewarped” and the expansive view can be panned like a panoramic photograph.

By Steven Winnefeld The technology of 360° cameras, otherwise known as omnidirectional cameras, has been rapidly evolving over the past few years.  The applications for this technology are readily apparent, coming quickly into use in photography, mapping streets and video conferences.  Now this technology has matured, leading to 360° cameras with smaller, more compact enclosures […]

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What are the lesser-known legal responsibilities of motorcoach operators?

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  BUSRide’s ongoing series of interviews with Tim O’Bryan, president of Service Insurance Agency, Richmond, VA, now turns to the lesser known legal and insurance responsibilities of motorcoach operators. From a risk management perspective, can you shed some light on the lesser-known legal responsibilities of motorcoach operators and owners, as they relate to their insurance […]

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Irizar North America; one year in

The Irizar i6 in North America incorporates more systems and components as standard equipment than other available brands, making them more familiar to U.S. coach companies.

INA Bus Sales’ partnership with the Spanish bus builder proves itself in recognition, respect and sales. By David Hubbard One year has passed since the Irizar Group entered the North American coach market, marking a significant milestone in the history of this eminent 128-year old Spanish coach builder — bringing its i6 models tailored expressly […]

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