The Rhode Island man faces felony charges of larceny over $1,500 and conspiracy in connection with the alleged theft of the batteries.
In SBF’s June issue, a story covered grant opportunities for procuring alternative-fuel buses. Here, we share more information on potential VW funding impact and technological advances.
Automotive supplier Eberspaecher now holds 80% of the shares in Vecture Inc. Eberspaecher Vecture will offer battery management products for vehicles and other applications.
The SP-5 OTR reverses the normal loss of battery power, sulfation buildup and parasitic draw on erratically used vehicles. The charger typically requires only a couple of hours of sunlight to maintain the connected batteries, company officials said.
PriorityStart!HD is designed to be a completely automatic battery protection system that disconnects at 11.7 volts, stopping a dead battery, and then reconnects with simple load change, company officials said.
PriorityStart!HD is now engineered to handle heavier loads, a 60% increase to 1,600 starting amps and 400 continuous amps, company officials say.
School bus service was delayed by two hours for three Indiana schools last Thursday morning because thieves stole batteries from the buses overnight.
The K-1320 Battery Grip features textured grippers that clamp onto batteries with a powerful, controlled squeeze, according to the company.
The K-1320 Battery Grip features textured grippers that clamp onto batteries with a powerful, controlled squeeze, according to the supplier.
The SC-6, a six-station HD recovery charger, is designed to recover, charge, maintain and desulfate from one to six 12-volt lead-acid batteries at a time.
In some cases, a dozen batteries were taken at a time from DeKalb County School District in the ongoing thefts. Police have a picture of the suspect’s vehicle driving out of one of the bus yard lots moments after batteries were stolen.
The SC-6 is designed to recover, charge, maintain and desulfate from one to six 12-volt lead-acid batteries at a time.
Suspects stole 32 batteries from 16 Victor Elementary School District special-needs buses in Victorville, California. The theft cost the district approximately $3,500 and each battery is valued at about $110.