traction control


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traction control

n
(Automotive Engineering) (in motor racing cars) a method of preventing wheels from spinning when traction is applied by limiting the amount of power supplied to the wheel
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The Touring Model with 5-speed automatic, at $31,589, includes a variety of additional equipment, including a 240-watt Bose(R) audio system with six-disc CD changer, cassette and 7 speakers, leather appointed seats, power-adjustable heated seats, heated mirrors, Xenon headlamps, HomeLink Universal Transceiver, cruise control, Traction Control System (TCS), viscous limited-slip differential, aluminum pedals and more.
Starting out at just under $30,000 before adding delivery fees, this one gains extra equipment, including front fog lamps, 16-inch aluminum wheels, leather seats and steering-wheel cover, power passenger seat, overhead console, reading lamps, remote entry, climate control, speed-sensitive steering and traction control.
Gerodisc is a patented, state-of-the-art traction control device featuring a unique tunable system that continuously monitors driving conditions and changes the power distribution to each driving wheel accordingly.
Standard equipment is plentiful, requiring trips to the option list only for leather seats, compact disc changer, traction control, moonroof and cellular phone.
Tractech has been manufacturing and supplying traction control systems to OEMs worldwide for over 60 years for a variety of on/off-highway applications including light, medium and heavy trucks, construction, forestry, agricultural, military, racing and specialty vehicles.
Expect standard traction control which has, unlike some competitors, an on/off switch.
It drives the rear wheels, which can be fitted with traction control.
When added to Corvette's well-developed ABS braking and traction control systems, Active Handling greatly enhances the accident avoidance capabilities of the already nimble Corvette.
Standard equipment includes power anti-lock disc brakes, driver air bag and a traction control system that slaps you in the foot when its on, but it can be turned off.
This includes basic ABS, emergency brake assist, traction control and steering intervention.
It also can be integrated with ABS and traction control, vehicle stability systems, panic brake assistance, and Adaptive Cruise Control in whole or in part.
July 18 /PRNewswire/ -- ASHA Corporation (Nasdaq: ASHA) has announced that STEYR-DAIMLER-PUCH FAHRZEUGTECHNIK, AG & COKG of Graz, Austria has acquired licensees for ASHA's GERODISC(TM) vehicle traction control system.