Terrier is the first combat vehicle with drive-by-wire
technology and special to role computers which manage the automotive and combat engineer systems respectively allowing electronic signals sent by the vehicle s computers to perform functions.
modifications control the acceleration, braking and shifting of the vehicle.
While news about drive-by-wire
systems (also known as x-by-wire) continues to fill the industry journals, expectations have yet to meet reality.
The model features roof-mounted solar cells, drive-by-wire
steering, lithium polymer batteries and touch-screen controls, and an ultra-thin Transparent Organic LED display in the interior.
An extremely compact design and light weight construction and fully drive-by-wire
, the transmission features a wet multi-plate double clutch (supplied by BorgWarner).
As legislation throughout the world demands that vehicle manufacturers reduce the emissions of dangerous gases and toxins, drive-by-wire
is becoming a standard on most vehicles in order to achieve this.
Named after the word "pivot", the car's spin feature operates on an experimental drive-by-wire
system, doing away with mechanical links.
The APECS 5000 controller can provide ground speed control, rate of acceleration control, and drive-by-wire
and variable engine speed operation.
Thanks to drive-by-wire
technology, the C-Crosser does away with the need for a steering column and pedals, reducing the risk of injury in the event of an impact.
system consolidates braking and accelerating systems on the steering wheel, while sensors keep the car in its own lane.