Category: Glossary

What is ESC? Description and operating principle

ESC stands for Electronic Stability Control. This system is installed on Hyundai, Chevrolet, Škoda, Kia, Lada, and other vehicles. It improves the car handling and helps to avoid accidents. …
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What is VDIM? Description and operating principle

VDIM (Vehicle Dynamics Integrated Management) is an integrated technology for controlling the vehicle’s dynamic parameters. It has been used on Toyota and Lexus cars. It first appeared in 2004 …
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DDiS engines: operating characteristics

DDiS are turbocharged diesel engines with the Common Rail direct fuel injection system, installed on Suzuki cars. They have been produced since 2003. These engines are known for their …
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S-matic: features, advantages & disadvantages

S-matic is a function of manual shifting for automatic transmissions installed on Honda cars. It debuted in 1999 when the second generation of Honda Odyssey was released. The S-Matic …
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D-4D engines: operating characteristics

D-4D is a series of diesel turbocharged engines with the Common Rail direct fuel injection system. They are installed on Toyota and Lexus cars. The engines were first featured …
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What is VSA? Functions and how it works

VSA (vehicle stability assist) is an electronic stability control system installed on Honda and Acura vehicles. It first appeared in the late 1990s. The system is based on ABS. …
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