A comprehensive guide to the world of automotive technology, including jargon and anacronyms. Appendices include: stopping distances; country letter codes; VIN number decoding; major road routes of the UK, Europe and the US; metric/imperial conversion tables; and more.a standard clutch, developed by Mercedes trucks. electronic power steering, a power steering system where the power assistance ... wheel and without a manual clutch pedal, developed by Ford. electronic spark advance, part of an ECU that controls the ignition timing ... also used by Ford. electronic throttle control, a system where the accelerator pedal controls an electronic sensor that sends a signal toanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2002|