Volvo hybrid drive: 60,000 rpm flywheel, 25% boost to mpg
13-pound carbon fiber flywheel would replace the traditonal hybrid's bulky battery pack and electric motor.
Apple’s iOS 7 makes a bold move for the car dash, seeks to replace in-car infotainment
Apple's new iOS 7 and the the revamped Siri voice assistant announced Monday are poised to make big inroads into car dashboards. Control of the center stack could pass from the automaker to the phone ...
Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems - F1 2011 KERS
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Automotive electronics
Automotive electronics are any electrically-generated systems used in road vehicles, such as: carputers, telematics, in-car entertainment systems, etc...Automotive electronics originated from the need...
Ignition magneto
An ignition magneto, or high tension magneto, is a magneto that provides current for the ignition system of a spark-ignition engine, such as a petrol engine. It produces pulses of high voltage for the...
High tension leads
High tension leads or high tension cables or spark plug wires or spark plug cables are the wires that connect a distributor, ignition coil, or magneto to each of the spark plugs in some types of inter...
Volvo hybrid drive: 60,000 rpm flywheel, 25% boost to mpg
13-pound carbon fiber flywheel would replace the traditonal hybrid's bulky battery pack and electric motor.
Telematics
Telematics are an interdisciplinary field encompassing telecommunications, vehicular technologies, road transportation, road safety, electrical engineering (sensors, instrumentation, wireless communic...
Dual ignition
Dual Ignition is a system for spark-ignition engines, whereby critical ignition components, such as spark plugs and magnetos, are duplicated. Dual ignition is most commonly employed on aero engines, ...
42-volt electrical system
In automobiles, a 42-volt electrical system was an electrical power standard proposed in the late 1990s. It was intended to allow more powerful electrically driven accessories, and lighter automobile ...
Ignition coil
An ignition coil (also called a spark coil) is an induction coil in an automobile's ignition system which transforms the battery's low voltage to the thousands of volts needed to create an electric sp...
MSD Ignition
MSD Ignition is an American automotive aftermarket manufacturing company that specializes in high-end ignition system and electrical components.
MSD Ignition was the first company in the world to ...
Hot-tube ignitor
A hot-tube ignitor was an early device that fit onto the cylinder head of an internal-combustion engine, used to ignite the compressed fuel/air mixture by means of a flame heating part of the tube red...
Kinetic Energy Recovery Systems
A kinetic energy recovery system (often known simply as KERS, or kers) is an automotive system for recovering a moving vehicle's kinetic energy under braking. The recovered energy is stored in a reser...
Motorola connector
A Motorola connector also known as a motorola antenna plug is a common coaxial cable RF connector used primarily in the automotive industry for connecting the coaxial feedline from the antenna to the ...
VEMS
VEMS is a low volume commercial engine management system. VEMS is unlike most other EMS's in that it used to be public domain and then a form of open source.
The original version of VEMS was calle...
Alpine Electronics
Alpine Electronics, Inc. (アルパイン株式会社, Arupain Kabushiki-gaisha) is the consumer electronics subsidiary of Japanese electronic component manufacturer Alps Electric, specializing in car audio an...
AutoPC
A carputer or carPC is a category of mobile computer or tablet designed or modified specifically to be installed and run in cars. Originally these were based on industrial personal computer technology...
Delco ignition system
The Delco ignition system, also known as the Kettering ignition system, is a type of Inductive discharge ignition system invented by Charles F. Kettering. It was first sold commercially on the 1910 C...
Capacitor discharge ignition
Capacitor discharge ignition (CDI) or thyristor ignition is a type of automotive electronic ignition system which is widely used in outboard motors, motorcycles, lawn mowers, chainsaws, small engines,...
Head unit
A head unit, sometimes referred to as a "deck", is a component of a stereo system either in a vehicle or home cinema system which provides a unified hardware interface for the various components of an...
In car entertainment
In-car entertainment (ICE), or in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), is a collection of hardware devices installed into automobiles, or other forms of road transportation, to provide audio or video entertain...
Ignition timing
Ignition timing, in a spark ignition internal combustion engine (ICE), is the process of setting the angle relative to piston position and crankshaft angular velocity that a spark will occur in the co...
Scan tool (automotive)
An automotive scan tool (scanner) is an electronic tool used to interface with, diagnose and, sometimes, reprogram vehicle control modules.There are many types from just as many manufacturers, one of ...
Driving song
Living in the Past is a double album quasi-compilation collection by Jethro Tull, which contains album tracks, out-takes, the "Life Is a Long Song" EP, and all of their singles except for "Aeroplane",...
Clarion (car audio)
Clarion Co., Ltd. (クラリオン株式会社, Kurarion Kabushiki-gaisha) is a Japanese manufacturer of car audio, automotive navigation systems, AutoPCs, visual equipment, bus equipment, and communication equ...