According to Siddharth Jaiswal, a lead analyst for automotive components research at Technavio, OEMs are increasingly replacing hydraulic steering systems with electric power steering
systems owing to the fuel efficiency it brings about.
In addition, the safety features in electro-hydraulic power steering
systems and electronic power steering
systems, such as anti-lock braking system (ABS) and electronic stability control (ESC), are also stimulating their demand over hydraulic power steering
5 million vehicles worldwide to replace the power steering
motors; the recall also covered some older Saturn Auras, Pontiac G6s and Chevrolet Malibus.
Since most vehicles employ a design that is either pinion-type, or rack-type, a column mounted electric power steering
(EPSc) saves space.
The power steering
of Nano Twist is developed by ZF and the variant will be available in six colours: damson purple, dazzle blue, papaya orange, pearl white, meteor silver and royal gold.
The upgraded model, Twist, is the only version that sports a power steering
and was launched earlier this month with a Delhi ex-showroom price of Rs 2.
The ministry said the models' computers regulating their electrically-assisted steering system may cut off the power supply after detecting short-circuiting caused by moisture in the circuits for the power steering
Mitsubishi said that, with the recent expansion of the environment-friendly car market, the company forecasts growing demand for the electric power steering
system as it can save 3 to 5 percent of fuel consumption compared with a hydraulic power steering
30pm yesterday and dismantled the power steering
system to allow a paramedic to take a closer look.
When I got my first-medium size car with power steering
I did not notice a significant difference compared to manual steering.
The inspections are to check for possible residual particles in the power steering
pipes which could cause the hydraulic power assistance system and its electric pump to overheat and shut down.
SAFETY checks are to be carried out on more than 10,000 Mazda cars in the UK after reports of a potential power steering