Type of short-range sensor using high frequency sound to measure distance to an object. Very low cost, often bumper mounted at rear and (less often) front and side of vehicles at low levels. Main applications include low speed manoeuvring, parking and proximity alerts. Typical range is below 10 metres.
Stops accidental powertrain engagement by adding conditions to when the power unit can be engaged. Where powertrains are controlled by wire (i.e. electric, hybrid, automatic start-stop or start-by-button), vehicles must put more restriction in to prevent accident over-ride of control by humans or other systems. A typical system may require… read more