Automotive Terms - A

Accelerator


Accelerator is a device used more commonly in automobiles to increase the speed of a vehicle. 


  


Anti-Lock Brakes System (ABS)


It helps to get control in emergency braking particularly on slick pavement. When the driver applier brakes, the system automatically pumps the brakes many times per second to prevent the wheels to lock up.


Airbag


An airbag is a safety device in vehicles which is designed to inflate rapidly in an event of collision, there by preventing vehicle occupants from striking objects such as the sttering wheel, dashboard or window.

Air Suspension To be continued.....


Some vehicles use bellows like units instead of steel coil or leaf springs as suspension. These bellows like units contains presurized air which help the vehicle providing a softer ride.





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