Simple Tech: Electronics in an automobile explained - Part two

Earlier we looked at the steady and beneficial increase in the amount of electronics in the engines and transmissions of current automobiles. But as you can imagine, chassis electronics are a big deal today as well.

Electronics in the chassis do have a fair amount of involvement with the engine/transmission electronics but their goal is different. While the ECU’s primary job is to ensure optimum ignition, chassis electronics are a lot more complex. Goals range from controllability and accuracy to collision, roll-over or under/oversteer...

Published Date: Nov 01, 2016 08:36 am | Updated Date: Nov 01, 2016 08:36 am