power-assisted steering

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Noun1.power-assisted steering - automotive steering where engineer power amplifies the torque applied to the steering wheel
steering mechanism, steering system - a mechanism by which something is steered (especially a motor vehicle)
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The world's biggest manufacturer of power-assisted steering systems, JTEKT, has set up a factory in Tangier with initial production capacity of 230,000 units a year.
Other safety features include Hill-Start Assist Control, Electronic Brakeforce Distribution System, Electric Power-Assisted Steering, Electronic Stability Control and Anti-Lock Braking System.
Specially-designed facilities onboard include wide flat decks for ease of movement, wheelchair lifts between deck levels, hearing loops, a speaking compass and hydraulic power-assisted steering to enable people with limited strength or mobility to experience the thrill of controlling a large sailing ship.
The manufacturer's latest Ranger pickups feature Duratorg TDCi engines, electric power-assisted steering, and are available in single-cab, rap-cab, or double-cab formations.
It features Recaro sports seats, faux-suede interior trim highlights, a flat-bottom steering wheel, alloy pedals and binnacle gauges displaying turbo boost pressure, oil temperature and oil pressure, sports suspension with stiffened spring rates, bushes and anti-roll bars, two-mode switchable dampers and an electric power-assisted steering system.
The uprated six-speed manual gearbox's shift action has been shortened for faster, more accurate changes, while the electric power-assisted steering has also been retuned.
The revised dampers also assist in improving ride quality and a redesigned electric power-assisted steering system claims to deliver better feedback for the driver.
Still, even with power-assisted steering and nice comfy seats, this last leg of their journey will be far from a cake-walk.
That can knock out power-assisted steering and disable the air bags.
It was loaded with technology including a new type of variable power-assisted steering, which was amazingly advanced for the 1970s.
The Indian subsidiary of American auto major Ford Motor Company said it will recall 1,66,021 units of its best-selling compact cars - Figo and Classic, to fix the technical glitches in the rear twist beam (RTB) and power-assisted steering (PAS) hose.

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