Automotive Glossary


Automotive Glossary

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X

X-by-wire

Drive-by-wire, DbW, by-wire, or x-by-wire technology in the automotive industry replaces the traditional mechanical and hydraulic control systems with electronic control systems using electromechanical actuators and human-machine interfaces such as pedal and steering feel devices.
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X-ray

A word to make sure that there is always a word in the X section!
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Xenon

An inert gas used in some discharge type light bulbs.
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Xylene

A high solvency, medium evaporating, aromatic hydrocarbon solvent.
Entry link: Xylene