The report provides an overview of electronics and its application to buses and other transportation sectors. The report then addresses electronic integration, potential benefits offered by integration, and transit agency experiences with the technology. The report concludes with guidelines for implementing transit bus electronics. It is intended to be a primer on the subject, providing essential background information to serve as a starting point for acquiring additional knowledge.Beginning with the 1994 model year, all cars and light trucks are required to have such a system. ... Under these regulations, vehicle manufacturers must provide diagnostic information using standardized terminology, fault codes and plug connectors. ... However, each of the Big 3 automakers (GM, Ford, and Chrysler) along with European and Japanese automakers, use their own variation of the J 1850anbsp;...
|Title||:||Understanding and Applying Advanced On-board Bus Electronics|
|Author||:||John J. Schiavone|
|Publisher||:||Transportation Research Board - 1999|