Automotive dictionary

Explains vocabulary and abbreviations used in Automotive

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This is technology that replaces the mechanical and hydraulic control systems (e.g. shafts, hoses, and fluids) with electronic control systems. Examples include brake-by-wire, shift­ by-wire, and steer-by-wire.


XML is short for Extensible Markup Language. XML is a simplified subset of the Standard Generalized Markup Language (see SGML).

XML schema

An XML schema (XSD) describes the document structure of an XML document.

Source Christoph Marscholik and Peter Subke (2008) - Road vehicles, Diagnostic communication -