Car Definitions

What does Differential Lock mean?

A mechanical component that "locks" both wheels on a axle, forcing them to turn in unison, regardless of the traction available at each wheel.

What does Lane Departure Warning System mean?

A safety feature that uses a combination of cameras and sensors to warn drivers if they are drifting out of their marked lanes. This is usually done through an audio/visual warning.

What does HUD (Heads-Up Display) mean?

A digital display projected from the vehicle's dashboard onto the windshield to provide necessary information such as speed within the driver's line of sight.

What does Central Locking mean?

A safety mechanism that locks/unlocks all doors when the driver's door is locked/unlocked.

What does ABS (Anti-lock Brake System) mean?

Abbreviation for Anti-locking braking system (ABS) is an automated safety system that helps a car’s wheels continue to rotate during heavy braking, thus preventing a driver from losing control of their vehicle because of uncontrollable wheel skidding.