Automotive acronyms and abbreviations

Automobile Related abbreviations

There are several full forms in the Automobile industry, but today we are going to discuss some full form which is very important to know like automobile Company's name, Various types of name for the car, name of car parts, etc.

Automotive Abbreviations

S.No Acronym Abbreviations
1 ABS Anti-lock Braking System
2 JCB Joseph Cyril Bamford
3 VDB Ventilated Disc Brake
4 SOHC Single Over Head Camshaft
5 DOHC Double Overhead Camshaft
6 BHP Brake Horse Power
7 CC Cubic Capacity
8 NTMVSA National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act
9 MRF Madras Rubber Factory
10 RTO Regional Transport Office
11 RTO Road Transport Office
12 HCV Heavy Commercial Vehicle
13 LCV Light Commercial Vehicle
14 TVS Thirukkurungudi Vengaram Sundram
15 SFC Specific Fuel Consumption
16 CRDI Common Rail Direct Injection
17 TDI Turbocharged Direct Injection
18 DTSI Digital Twin Spark Ignition
19 AECM Airbag Electronic Control Module
20 VTVT Variable Timing Valve Train
21 SUV Sport Utility Vehicle
22 MPFI Multi Point Fuel Injection
23 ASG Automatic-Shift Gearbox
24 HCU Hydraulic Control Unit
25 PUC Pollution Under Control
26 HEPS Hydraulic Electric Power Steering
27 SAE Society of Automotive Engineers
28 CVTI Charged-motion Variable Time Ignition
29 EBD Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
30 BMEP Brake Mean Effective Pressure
31 MUV Multi Utility Vehicle
32 OHV Over Head Valve
33 BSFC Brake Specific Fuel Consumption
34 KPH Kilometer Per Hour
35 RPM Revolutions Per Minute
36 KPL Kilometer Per Liter
37 CDI Capacitor Discharge Ignition
38 IHP Indicated Horse Power
39 CNG Compressed Natural Gas
40 LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas
41 LNG Liquid Natural Gas
42 DFI Digital Fuel Injection
43 CI.Eng Compression Ignition Engine
44 DI.Eng Direct Injection Engine
45 EC.Eng External Combustion Engine
46 IC.Eng Internal Combustion Engine
47 SI.Eng Spark Ignition Engine
48 FHP Frictional Horse Power
49 GVW Gross Vehicle Weight
50 ESCM Energy Storage Control Module
51 HVAC Heating Ventilating and Air Conditioning
52 AFR Air Fuel Ratio
53 APO Accessory Power Outlets
54 IMEP Indicated Mean Effective Pressure
55 ISFC Indicated Specific Fuel Consumption
56 HP Horse Power
57 ACD Air Conditioning Demand
58 HCM Heating Control Module
59 HCM Hybrid Control Module
60 AMM Air Mass Meter
61 AMT Automated Manual Transmission
62 CVT Continuously Variable Transmission
63 ICE Internal Combustion Engine
64 VVTI Variable Valve Timing with Intelligence
65 2WD Two Wheel Drive
66 TC Traction Control
67 ESC Electronic Stability Control
68 ARAI Automotive Research Association of India
69 EVRV Electronic Vacuum Regulator Valve
70 WGT Waste Gas Turbocharger
71 VGT Variable Geometry Turbocharger
72 SRS Supplemental Restraint System
73 RTR Racing Throttle Response
74 AWD All Wheel Drive
75 ACM Airbag Control Module
76 AAT Ambient Air Temperature
77 CRDE Common Rail Diesel Engine
78 DDIS Direct Diesel Injection System
79 DICoR Direct Injection Common Rail
80 FDE Ford Duratorq Engine
81 TDCI Turbo Diesel Common-rail injection
82 FGT Fixed Geometry Turbocharger
83 VNT Variable Nozzle Turbine
84 GDI Gasoline Direct Injection
85 ABC Active Body Control
86 TSI Turbocharged Stratified Injection
87 EBD Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
88 BMEP Brake Mean Effective Pressure
89 AALA American Automobile Labelling Act
90 ABARS Automobile Backward Automatic Ranging System
91 AFO Alternate Fuel Operation
92 ACCS Air Conditioning Cycling Switch
93 VSS Vehicle Speed Sensor
94 ACE Active Cornering Enhancement
95 ACP Air Conditioning Pressure
96 ADAS Advanced Driver Assistance System
97 ADC Automatic Distance Control
98 ADG Accommodated Device Gateway
99 ADL Automatic Door Lock
100 ADS Auxiliary Discriminating Sensor
101 ADU Autonomous Driving Unit
102 CFI Continuous Fuel Injection
103 CFI Cross Fire Injection
104 CMFI Central Multi-Port Fuel Injection
105 CPFI Central Port Fuel Injection
106 CSFI Central Sequential Fuel Injection
107 AFCD Advanced Frontal Crash Dummy
108 AFCM Alternate Fuel Control Module
109 AFECM Alternate Fuel Engine Control Module
110 VACS Vehicle Access Control System
111 VATS Vehicle AntiTheft System
112 AGVS Automated Guided Vehicle System
113 AHLD Automatic Headlamp Levelling Device
114 AHS Active Handling System
115 AIM Automotive Interior Material
116 AIR Air Injection Reaction
117 AIS Automatic Idle Speed
118 ALR Automatic Locking Retractor
119 SULEV Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
120 TACM Throttle Actuator Control Module
121 EBC Electronic Brake Control
122 VECI Vehicle Emission Control Information
123 VIN Vehicle Identification Number
124 ECC Electronic Climate Control
125 VRLA Valve Regulated Lead Acid
126 VSC Vehicle Stability Control
127 VSES Vehicle Stability Enhancement System
128 EVO Electronic Variable Orifice
129 AC Alternating Current
130 FIPL Fuel Injection Pump Lever
131 MVSS Motor Vehicle Safety Standards
132 NGV Natural Gas Vehicle
133 NHTSA National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
134 NVLD Natural Vacuum Leak Detection
135 VSV Vacuum Solenoid Valve
136 xVDS Extended Vehicle Diagnostic System
137 ZEV Zero Emission Vehicle
138 HEV Hybrid Electric Vehicle
139 APP Accelerator Pedal Position
140 APT Adjustable part Throttle
141 ASA Automatic Slack Adjuster
142 FPRC Fuel Pressure Regulator Circuit
143 FTP Fuel Tank Pressure
144 IVCS Integrated Vehicle Control System
145 IVSC Integrated Vehicle Speed Control
146 ORC Oxidation Reduction Converter
147 RABS Rear Antilock Brake System
148 SMCC Stepper Motor Cruise Control
149 ASARC Air Suspension Automatic Ride Control
150 ASTC Automatic Stability and Traction Control
151 ATC Automatic Temperature Control
152 CAMM Computer Aided Manufacturing Measurement
153 CAMS Computerized Automotive Maintenance System
154 CCO Converter Clutch Override
155 CCOT Cycling Clutch Orifice Tube
156 CCP Climate Control Panel
157 FPI Fins Per Inch
158 FPM Fuel Pump Monitor
159 VDCS Vehicle Dynamics Control System
160 VDIS Vehicle Diagnostic Information System
161 CVN Calibration Verification Number
162 CWS Continental Wheel System
163 DDS Deflection Detection System
164 DGI Direct Gasoline Injection
165 DSCC Distance Sensing Cruise Control
166 EATC Electronic Automatic Temperature Control
167 EGR Exhaust Gas Recirculation
168 ICM Ignition Control Module
169 ICP Injection Control Pressure
170 ISO Interior Systems Optimization
171 EHB Electro-Hydraulic Brake
172 EHCU Electronic Hydraulic Control Unit
173 EHOC Electrically Heated Oxidation Catalyst
174 EHPS Electro-Hydraulic Power Steering
175 EOP Engine Oil Pressure
176 EOT Engine Oil Temperature
177 HPDI High Pressure Direct Injection
178 HVI High Viscosity Index
179 EPHS Electrically Powered Hydraulic Steering
180 EPR Exhaust Pressure Regulator
181 EFI Electronic Fuel Injection
182 ADB Adaptive Driving Beam
183 AFL Adaptive Front Light
184 ATLS Automated Truck Loading Systems
185 CARB California Air Resources Board
186 VVT Variable Valve Timing
187 DMV Department of Motor Vehicles
188 EPS Electric Power Steering
189 HCCI Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition
190 GWP Global Warming Potential
191 HAD Highly Autonomous Driving
192 HEV Hybrid-Electric Vehicle
193 ISG Integrated Starter Generator
194 LEV Low-Emission Vehicle
195 NMOG Non-Methane Organic Gas
196 RPM Revolutions Per Minute
197 RWD Rear Wheel Drive
198 SULEV Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
199 TBI Throttle Body Injection
200 TRR Tire Rolling Resistance
201 ULEV Ultra-Low Emission Vehicle
202 VDC Variable Displacement Compressor