VW is Volkswagen!

VW stands for Volkswagen!

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Rack & Pinion steering system (hydraulic type) in a pick-up truck!

The Rack & Pinion steering system arrangement in a pick-up is as shown in the picture above! Both the ends have tie rods which have been fitted into the knuckle joints through ball joints.

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What are the sales figures of Electric Plug-in Type Vehicles (EPV) around the world in the past years?

A plug-in type electric vehicle is a vehicle that can be recharged from any external source of electricity, such as wall sockets. This electricity is stored in the rechargeable battery packs drives which then drives the wheels through…

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Rain sensing wipers in automobiles!

The sensor projects infrared light into the windshield at a 45-degree angle. If the glass is dry, most of this light is reflected back into the sensor by the front of the windshield. If water droplets are on…

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Ricardo automotive engines-background

Ricardo plc is a British publicly listed company named after its founder, Sir Harry Ricardo, originally incorporated and registered as Engine Patents Ltd in 1915. Since 1919 the headquarters have been at Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex. Ricardo develops engines,…

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How an automotive strut-cum-shock absorber works!

Automotive Struts are used on the front end of nearly every front-wheel-drive vehicle. They are more than shock absorbers and with a different name. A strut integrates numerous different suspension parts into one compact assembly. The Coil Spring…

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