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Dealing with vehicles or machines used for travel or motion, especially cars.

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suspension system

Automotive; Auto parts

A system of springs, shock absorbers and linkages that connects a vehicle to its wheels. Suspension systems serve a dual purpose — contributing to the car's roadholding/handling ...


Automotive; Auto parts

A brake is a mechanical device which inhibits motion. Its opposite component is a clutch.


Automotive; Auto parts

A clutch is a mechanical device which provides for the transmission of power (and therefore usually motion) from one component (the driving member) to another (the driven member). ...


Automotive; Auto parts

An automobile's bumper is the front-most or rear-most part, ostensibly designed to allow the car to sustain an impact without damage to the vehicle's safety systems. They are not ...

solenoid switch

Automotive; Auto parts

A specific type of relay that internally uses an electromechanical solenoid to operate an electrical switch.

halogen headlamp

Automotive; Auto parts

An incandescent headlamp with a tungsten filament contained within an inert gas and a small amount of a halogen such as iodine or bromine.


Automotive; Auto parts

A dashboard (also called dash, instrument panel, or fascia) is a control panel placed in front of the driver of an automobile, housing instrumentation and controls for operation ...