Vehicles

Some articles on vehicles, vehicle:

Hydrogen Vehicle - Comparison With Other Types of Alternative Fuel Vehicle - Plug-in Hybrids
... Plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, or PHEVs, are hybrid vehicles that can be plugged into the electric grid and contain an electric motor and also an ICE or other engine ... The PHEV concept augments standard hybrid electric vehicles with the ability to recharge their batteries from an external source while parked, enabling increased use of the vehicle's electric motors while ... efficiency with which a hydrogen fuel cell vehicle might utilize renewable electricity is roughly 20% (although that number could rise to 25% or a little higher with the kind of multiple ...
Hydrogen Vehicle - Vehicles - Rockets
... The disadvantages of LH2/LOX engines are the low density and low temperature of liquid hydrogen, which means bigger and insulated and thus heavier fuel tanks are needed ... This increases the rocket's structural mass and decreases its efficiency somewhat ...
United States Constabulary - Equipment
... depended most, for success in its mission, upon its system of communications and upon vehicles suited to the needs of the job and to the condition of the German roads ... The jeep, while excellent for combat, did not prove to be the best vehicle for Constabulary patrol work ... the sedan would be a more satisfactory patrol vehicle ...
Kill Switch - Physical World Applications - Vehicles
... If it is used to shut down vehicles and machinery if the operator loses control or is ejected, then it is called dead man's switch ... Kill switches are also used on land vehicles as an Anti-theft system and as an emergency power off ...
Woolwich Ferry - Passenger Numbers
... The ferry carries more than one million vehicles and 2.5 million passengers each year ... Occupants of vehicles (including drivers) are counted as passengers ... Ferry patronage is still high for vehicles, but has fallen away to minimal numbers for foot passengers ...

Famous quotes containing the word vehicles:

    Only by the supernatural is a man strong; nothing is so weak as an egotist. Nothing is mightier than we, when we are vehicles of a truth before which the state and the individual are alike ephemeral.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Television programming for children need not be saccharine or insipid in order to give to violence its proper balance in the scheme of things.... But as an endless diet for the sake of excitement and sensation in stories whose plots are vehicles for killing and torture and little more, it is not healthy for young children. Unfamiliar as yet with the full story of human response, they are being misled when they are offered perversion before they have fully learned what is sound.
    Dorothy H. Cohen (20th century)