250+ Automobile Related Abbreviation and Full Forms List

There are many abbreviations and acronyms in the automobile industry which are very important for you to know. Here is the list of 250+ abbreviations and their full forms.

The automotive industry is one of the largest industries in the world by revenue. This industry also spends the most on R&D. This industry comprises a wide range of companies and organizations involved in the design, development, manufacture, marketing, and sale of motor vehicles.

Automobile Abbreviations and Full forms list

Let’s find 250+ automobile abbreviations, acronyms, and their full forms list.

SL NoAcronymsFull Forms
12WDTwo Wheel Drive
242V ISG42-volt integrated starter-generator system
4A/CAir conditioning
5AALAAmerican Automobile Labelling Act
6AATAmbient Air Temperature
7ABARSAutomobile Backward Automatic Ranging System
8ABCAccelerator Brake and Clutch
9ABCActive Body Control
10ABSAnti-lock Braking System
11ACAlternating Current
12ACCSAir Conditioning Cycling Switch
13ACDAir Conditioning Demand
14ACEActive Cornering Enhancement
15ACMAirbag Control Module
16ACPAir Conditioning Pressure
17ADASAdvanced Driver Assistance System
18ADASAdvanced Driving Autonomous Systems
19ADBAdaptive Driving Beam
20ADCAutomatic Distance Control
21ADGAccommodated Device Gateway
22ADLAutomatic Door Lock
23ADSAuxiliary Discriminating Sensor
24ADUAutonomous Driving Unit
25AECMAirbag Electronic Control Module
26AFCDAdvanced Frontal Crash Dummy
27AFCMAlternate Fuel Control Module
28AFECMAlternate Fuel Engine Control Module
29AFLAdaptive Front Light
30AFOAlternate Fuel Operation
31AFRAir Fuel Ratio
32AFSAdaptive front-light system
33AGVSAutomated Guided Vehicle System
34AHCAutomatic height controller
35AHLDAutomatic Headlamp Levelling Device
36AHSActive Handling System
37AIMAutomotive Interior Material
38AIRAir Injection Reaction
39AISAutomatic Idle Speed
40ALRLocking Retractor
41AMMAir Mass Meter
42AMTAutomated Manual Transmission
43APOAccessory Power Outlets
44APPAccelerator Pedal Position
45APTAdjustable part Throttle
46ARAIAutomotive Research Association of India
47ASAAutomatic Slack Adjuster
48ASARCAir Suspension Automatic Ride Control
49ASGAutomatic-Shift Gearbox
50ASTCAutomatic Stability and Traction Control
51ATCAutomatic Temperature Control
52ATLSAutomated Truck Loading Systems
53ATVAll-Terrain Vehicle
54AUDIAuto Union Deutschland Ingolstadt
55AWDAll Wheel Drive
56BCMBrake Control Module
57BHPBrake Horse Power
58BKTBalkrishna Industries Limited
59BMEPBrake Mean Effective Pressure
60BMWBayerische Motoren Werke
61BSFCBrake Specific Fuel Consumption
62CAB 1493California Assembly Bill 1493
63CAMMComputer Aided Manufacturing Measurement
64CAMSComputerized Automotive Maintenance System
65CARBCalifornia Air Resources Board
66CCCubic Capacity
67CCOConverter Clutch Override
68CCOTCycling Clutch Orifice Tube
69CCPClimate Control Panel
70CCPCoupled cam phasing
71CCVTIControlled Combustion Variable Timing Ignition
72CDICapacitor Discharge Ignition
73CEATCavi Elettrici e Affini Torino
74CFICross Fire Injection
75CFIContinuous Fuel Injection
76CI.ENGCompression Ignition Engine
77CMFICentral Multi-port Fuel Injection
78CNGCompressed Natural Gas
79CO2Carbon dioxide
80CPFICentral Port Fuel Injection
81CRDECommon Rail Diesel Engine
82CRDICommon Rail Direct Injection
83CRFICommon Rail Fuel Injection
84CSFICentral Sequential Fuel Injection
85CVNCalibration Verification Number
86CVTContinuously Variable Transmission
87CVTICharged motion Variable Time Ignition
88CVTICharged-motion Variable Time Ignition
89CVVLContinuous variable valve lift
90CWSContinental Wheel System
91DCDirect current
92DCPDual cam phasing
93DCTDual clutch transmission
94DDISDirect Diesel Injection System
95DDSDeflection Detection System
96DFIDigital Fuel Injection
97DGIDirect Gasoline Injection
98dHCCIDiesel homogeneous charge compression ignition
99DI.ENGDirect Injection Engine
100DMVDepartment of Motor Vehicles
101DMVCalifornia Department of Motor Vehicles
102DOHCDouble Overhead Camshaft
103DRLDaytime Running Lights
104DSCDynamic Stability Control
105DSCCDistance Sensing Cruise Control
106DTSIDigital Twin Spark Ignition
107DVVLDiscrete variable valve lift
108DVVLdDiscrete variable valve lift, includes dual cam phasing
109DVVLiDiscrete variable valve lift, includes intake valve cam phasing
110eACCImproved electric accessories
111EATElectronically assisted turbocharging
112EATCElectronic Automatic Temperature Control
113EBCElectronic Brake Control
114EBDElectronic Brakeforce Distribution
115EC.EngExternal Combustion Engine
116ECCElectronic Climate Control
117ECUElectronic Control Unit
118ECUEngine Control Unit
119EFIElectronic Fuel Injection
120EGRExhaust Gas Recirculation
121EHBElectro-Hydraulic Brake
122EHCUElectronic Hydraulic Control Unit
123ehCVAElectrohydraulic camless valve actuation
124EHOCElectrically Heated Oxidation Catalyst
125EHPSElectro-Hydraulic Power Steering
126emCVAElectromagnetic camless valve actuation
127EMFACARB emission factors modeling software
128EOPEngine Oil Pressure
129EOTEngine Oil Temperature
130EPBElectronic Parking Brake
131EPHSElectrically Powered Hydraulic Steering
132EPRExhaust Pressure Regulator
133EPSElectronic Power Steering
134ESCElectronic Stability Control
135ESCMEnergy Storage Control Module
136ESPElectronic stability program
137EVOElectronic Variable Orifice
138EVRVElectronic Vacuum Regulator Valve
139EWPElectric water pump
140EWPElevating work platform
141FDCFixed displacement compressor
142FDEFord Duratorq Engine
143FGTFixed Geometry Turbocharger
144FHPFrictional Horse Power
145FIPLFuel Injection Pump Lever
146FORDFlying Orbital Radioactive Disaster
147FPIFins Per Inch
148FPMFuel Pump Monitor
149FPRCFuel Pressure Regulator Circuit
150FTPFuel Tank Pressure
151FTPFederal test procedure
152FWDFour Wheel Drive
153g/migrams per mile
154GDIGasoline Direct Injection
155GDI-LLean-burn gasoline direct injection
156GDI-SStoichiometric gasoline direct injection
157gHCCIGasoline homogeneous charge compression ignition
158GHGGreenhouse gas
159GTGran/Grand turismo
160GTIGrand Tourer Injection
161GVWGross Vehicle Weight
162GVWRGross vehicle weight rating
163GWPGlobal Warming Potential
164HADHighly Autonomous Driving
166HCCIHomogeneous Charge Compression Ignition
167HCMHybrid Control Unit
168HCUHydraulic Control Unit
169HCVHeavy Commercial Vehicle
170HDCHill Descent Control
171HEPSHydraulic Electric Power Steering
172HEVHybrid Electric Vehicle
174HMMWVHigh Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle
175HPHorse Power
177HPDIHigh Pressure Direct Injection
178HSDIHigh-speed (diesel) direct injection
179HVACHeating Ventilating and Air Conditioning
180HVIHigh Viscosity Index
181ICEInternal Combustion Engine
182ICMIgnition Control Module
183ICPInjection Control Pressure
185IHPIndicated Horse Power
186IMEPIndicated Mean Effective Pressure
187ImpAltImproved efficiency alternator
188ISFCIndicated Specific Fuel Consumption
189ISGIntegrated Starter Generator
190ISG-SSIntegrated starter-generator system with start-stop operation
191IVCSIntegrated Vehicle Control System
192IVSCIntegrated Vehicle Speed Control
193JCBJoseph Cyril Bamford
194KPHKilometer Per Hour
195KPLKilometer Per Liter
196L4In-line four-cylinder
197LCVLight Commercial Vehicle
198LDTLight-duty truck
199LDT1a light-duty truck with a loaded vehicle weight of up to 3750 pounds.
200LDT2an LEV II light-duty truck with a loaded vehicle weight of 3751 pounds to a gross vehicle weight of 8500 pounds
201LEDLight Emitting Diode
202LEVLow-Emission Vehicle
203LNGLiquid Natural Gas
204LPGLiquefied Petroleum Gas
205LSPVLoad Sensing Proportioning valve)
206LVWLoaded vehicle weight
207MACMobile air conditioning
208MDPVMedium-duty passenger vehicle
209MDVMedium-duty vehicle
210mg/miMilligrams per mile
211ModHEVModerate hybrid
212MPFIMulti Point Fuel Injection
213MRFMadras Rubber Factory
214MUVMulti Utility Vehicle
215MVSSMotor Vehicle Safety Standards
216N2ONitrous oxide
217NGVNatural Gas Vehicle
218NHTSANational Highway Traffic Safety Administration
219NMOGNon-Methane Organic Gas
220NOxOxides of nitrogen
221NTMVSANational Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act
222NVLDNatural Vacuum Leak Detection
223OBDOn Board Diagnose
224OHVOver Head Valve
225OLAOperational Level Agreement
226ORCOxidation Reduction Converter
227ORVMOutside rear view mirror
228PBPower brakes
229PCpassenger car
230PCMPowertrain Control Module
231PSPower steering
232PUCPollution Under Control
233RABSRear Antilock Brake System
234RKERemote Keyless Entry
235RPERetail price equivalent
236RPMRevolutions Per Minute
237RTORoad Transport Office
238RTRRacing Throttle Response
239RWDRear Wheel Drive
240SAESociety of Automotive Engineers
241SEASociety of Automotive Engineers
242SFCSpecific Fuel Consumption
243SI.ENGSpark Ignition Engine
244SIAMSociety of Indian Automobile Manufacturers
245SMCCStepper Motor Cruise Control
246SOHCSingle Over Head Camshaft
247SRSSupplemental Restraint System
248SULEVSuper Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
249SUVSport Utility Vehicle
250TACMThrottle Actuator Control Module
251TBIThrottle Body Injection
252TCTraction Control
253TCSTraction control system
254TDCITurbo Diesel Commonrail injection
255TDITurbocharged Direct Injection
256TRRTire Rolling Resistance
257TSITurbocharged Stratified Injection
259TVSThirukkurungudi Vengaram Sundram
260TWDTwo Wheel Drive
261UAVAn Unmanned Aerial Vehicle
262UBERUrban Executive Ride
263ULEVUltra-Low Emission Vehicle
264V6Vee-formation six-cylinder
265V8V-formation eight-cylinder
266VACSVehicle Access Control System
267VATSVehicle AntiTheft System
268VCUVehicle Control Unit
269VDBVentilated Disc Brake
270VDCVariable Displacement Compressor
271VDCSVehicle Dynamics Control System
272VECIVehicle Emission Control Information
273VGTVariable Geometry Turbocharger
274VINVehicle Identification Number
275VNTVariable Nozzle Turbine
276VRLAValve Regulated Lead Acid
277VSCVehicle Stability Control
278VSESVehicle Stability Enhancement System
279VSSVehicle Speed Sensor
280VSVVacuum Solenoid Valve
281VTVTVariable Timing Valve Train
282VVTVariable Valve Timing
283VVTIVariable Valve Timing Item
284VVTIVariable Valve Timing with Intelligence
285WGTWaste Gas Turbocharger
286xVDSExtended Vehicle Diagnostic System
287ZEVZero Emission Vehicle

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