Archive for December 3, 2014
Similar to the hybrid cars you’ve been seeing on the roads quite often these days, hybrid coach buses are gaining popularity for a few important reasons. Private bus companies and city transportation departments alike are choosing to invest in these buses, which run on diesel fuel and battery-powered electricity, and which use high-tech computer systems in the engines to switch between the two energy sources in order to conserve the most amount of energy possible.
Hybrid coach buses sound great in theory, but if you look at some num
With Thanksgiving well behind us and jolly old Christmas coming up over the horizon, now is the time for bikers everywhere to start thinking about getting their prized Victory bikes ready for winter.
Riding during this icy months is dangerous. Roads are slick with black ice, which can cause serious, potentially fatal accidents. What’s more, the harsh elements can also cause extra wear and tear on vehicles, and can even damage them.
It’s best for motorcyclists and their vehicles to just put Victory bikes away for the winter, and let them rest until it starts to warm up again. Here are a few tips that can help.
Get the Fluids Ready.
Victory bikes need to get their systems and fluids ready before they’re put away for winter. Their oil, brake fluid, and coolant needs to be
Though hybrid cars have been on the market in the United States for about 15 years, there still seems to be a general confusion about the way they work. We all know that hybrids are good for the environment because they release less harmful emissions into the environment, there are often tax incentives for buying them, and that they get great fuel economy. What many people don’t know is how they actually work.
Put simply, hybrid cars are called such because they run from two different power sources, and this is why hybrid fuel economy is so good. One of these power sources is regular fuel that drivers buy at the pump — though generally hybrids run from regular gasoline some
Safety needs to remain a top priority when working with machine tools of any kind – even something as simple as a genie material lift. Machine tools are generally very heavy and are also potentially dangerous when proper precautions are not taken. The misuse of machines and lack of proper maintenance often ends in a malfunctioning machine – a danger to nearby workers. Additionally, the cost of rebuilding tools can be high.
This is why it’s of paramount importance that machine tools undergo regular inspections and that detailed records and logs are kept. In the end, you’ll have a machine that lasts longer and requires less emergency service, while providing a safer working environme