SLIDE SHOW: Happy 100th Birthday, Chevrolet
By Charles Murray – Everyone in the auto industry knows that the number of electronic control units (ECUs) in vehicles is nearing the point of unmanageability. Low-end vehicles now incorporate between 35 and 40 ECUs, while luxury cars may have 80 or more. The result is that today’s vehicles typically need between 45 and 70 pounds of on-board wiring to tie all the sub-systems together.
The irony is that consumers scratch their heads about this.
The question is, do we really need all this stuff? more> http://twurl.nl/ww3aso