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Have you come across an acronym or a jumble of letters & numbers you don't understand in your research? This is a partial list of acronyms, initialisms, short abbreviations, engine codes, chassis codes, and other similar short designations.

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Acronyms, Initialisms, and Codes

In addition to general automotive terms, automobile racing terms, and manufacturer-specific technical terms are frequently used United States government terms that are not automotive-specific but are useful knowledge when reading the government materials in the Library.

Acronym or CodeMeaning & Description
*88Chrysler Group Sales Code: Trim Style - Delete Leather
*A2Chrysler Group Sales Code: Vinyl Bench Seat W/Integral Headrest
*A5Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Deluxe Cloth High-Back Bucket
*A6Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Vinyl High Back Bucket
*A7Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth Low-Back Bucket
*A8Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth Low-Back Bucket
*AAChrysler Group Sales Code: Leather 45/45 Bucket- AMC
*AHChrysler Group Sales Code: Vinyl 55/45 S/Bench - AMC
*AJChrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth Bucket
*AKChrysler Group Sales Code: Cloth 45/45 Bucket - AMC
*ALChrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Leather Trimmed Bucket
*AMChrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Leather Trimmed Bench
*APChrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Leather Trim 50/50 Split Bench
*ATChrysler Group Sales Code: Vinyl 45/45 Bucket - AMC
*B1Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Cloth & Vinyl Bench
*B2Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Heavy Duty Vinyl Fixed Bench
*B3Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Deluxe Cloth/Vinyl Bench
*B4Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Cloth Lo/Back B/
*B5Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth High-Back Bucket
*B7Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth Low-Back Bucket
*B8Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth Low-Back Bucket
*B9Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth Low-Back Bucket
*BBChrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth Low-Back Bucket
*BKChrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth 45/45 Bucket - AMC
*BLChrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Leather Trimmed Bucket
*BPChrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Leather/Cloth 50/50 Bench
*C1Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Cloth & Vinyl Bench
*C2Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Vinyl Bench
*C5Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth High-Back Bucket
*C6Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Vinyl High-Back Bucket
*C7Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Premium Cloth Bucket
*C8Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Hd Cloth Bucket & Rear Bench
*C9Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Cloth 60/40 Bench
*CFChrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Cloth/Vinyl 50/50 Bench
*CJChrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Leather Trimmed Bucket
*CKChrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Cloth Low Back Bucket Seat
*CLChrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Leather Trimmed Bucket
*CMChrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Cloth Split Bench
*CPChrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Leather Trim 50/50 Split Bench
*D1Chrysler Group Sales Code: Cl & Vnl Split Bk Bench
*D4Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seat - Vinyl Bench
*D5Chrysler Group Sales Code: Seats - Prem Cloth Low-Back Bucket
OEVZero Emission Vehicle
OLEVZero Level Emission Vehicle
1ACTSimple Arbre à cames en Tete
1AXSingle Axle
1BblSingle Barrel Carburetor
1BCSingle Barrel Carburetor
1BSTSingle Bituminous Surface Treatment
1GR1st Gear
2GR2nd Gear
2WD2 wheel drive
3GR3rd Gear
3PL3rd Party Logistics
4DSC4-Door Sports Car - Nissan Maxima
4GR4th Gear
4WD4 wheel drive
4x4four-by-four
500Formula 1 Abbreviation: Indianapolis 500
5GR5th Gear
6GR6th Gear
7GR7th Gear
8GR8th Gear
9C1Chevrolet Option Code: Police Package
9C3Chevrolet Option Code: Police Package
9GR9th Gear
A/CAir Conditioning
A/ConAir Conditioning
A/FAir/Fuel Ratio
A/TAutomatic Transmission/Transaxle
AAAAmerican Automobile Association
AAAMAssocation for Advancement of Automotive Medicine
AAEAutomobile Adaptive Equipment
AAIAAutomotive Aftermarket Industry Association
AAMAmerican Axle & Manufacturing
AAMVAAmerican Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators
AARAll American Racers
AASHTOAmerican Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials
AASPAlliance of Automotive Service Providers
ABAAAuto Body Association of America
ABILAuto Body Insurance Liaison Committee
ABRAndy Belmont Racing
ABSAir Bag Restraint System
ABSAntilock Braking System
ABSCMAntilock Braking System Control Module
ABSBSCAir Bag and Seat Belt Safety Campaign - National Safety Council program
ABTPAAuto Burglary and Theft Prevention Authority - Texas Department of Transportation
ABUFormula 1 Abbreviation: Abu Dhabi Grand Prix
ACair conditioning
ACCAdaptive Cruise Control
ACCROAssociated Canadian Car Rental Operators
ACCSA/C Cycling Switch
AccyAccessory
ACDSAutomotive Cylinder Deactivator System - United States EPA
ACESAutomotive Consortium for Embedded Security
ACFAmerican Car & Foundry Co.
ACFOAssociation of Car Fleet Operators
ACIAutomobile Club d’Italia
ACISAcoustic Control Induction System - Toyota
ACLAir CLeaner
AClAir Cleaner
ACSAlliance Computer Services
ACSAutomobile Consumer Services
ACTAir Charge Temperature
ADOTArizona Department of Transportation
ADTAverage Daily Traffic
AE5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1983-1987 CR-X 1.3; USDM 1984 CRX DX 1300
AEBAutonomous Emergency Braking
AERAAutomotive Engine Rebuilders Association
AF5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1983-1987 CR-X 1.5i; USDM 1984-1986 CRX DX; USDM 1985-1986 CRX HF, Si
AFSAir Flow Sensor
AGHonda Chassis Code: 3rd Generation Civic
AGMAAssociate of the Guild of Motoring Artists
AGPAustralian Grand Prix
AGT20Toyota Chassis Code: 2011-2016 Scion tC/Toyota Zelas
AHHonda Chassis Code: 3rd Generation Civic
AHMAmerican Honda Motors
AHMCAdopt A Highway Maintenance Corporation
AHTDArkansas Highway & Transportation Department
AIADAAmerican International Automobile Dealers Association
AIAGAutomotive Industry Action Group
AIMSAustralian International Motor Show
AIAir Injection
AIRAir Injection Reactor
AIRAmerican International Racers
AISAbbreviated Injury Scale - NHTSA
AISAir Injection System
AJHonda Chassis Code: 3r Generation Civic
AJACAutomobile Journalists Association of Canada
AKHonda Chassis Code: 3rd Generation Civic
ALDOTAlabama Department of Transportation
ALDLAssembly Line Data Link
ALGFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jaime Alguersuari
ALOFormula 1 Abbreviation: Fernando Alonso
AMŠAuto-moto savez Srbije - Automobile Club of Serbia
AMAAutomobile Manufacturers Association
AMCAmerican Motors Corporation
AMGAufrecht Melcher Großaspach - Mercedes-Benz tuner
AMPAtlanta Motorsports Park
ANBMAmerican NTN Bearing Manufacturing
ANPRMAdvance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking - U.S. Government
ANT10Toyota Chassis Code: 2004-2010 Scion tC
AOAIAvanti Owners Association International
AOBRDAutomatic On-Board Recording Device
AOPSAdvanced Occupant Protection System
APAccelerator Pedal
AP1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1999-2005 S2000 base, Type V; USDM 2000-2003 S2000
AP2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2005-2009 S2000 base, Type V; USDM 2004-2009 S2000; USDM 2008-2009 S2000 CR
APAAdministrative Procedure Act - U.S. Government
APHAirport Parking and Hotels
APIAmerican Petroleum Institute
APMMAuto Parts Manufacturing Mississippi
APRAAutomotive Parts Rebuilders Association
APSAbsolute Pressure Sensor
APTAAmerican Public Transit Association
APTAAmerican Public Transportation Association
ARAAutomotive Recyclers Association
ARCAAutomobile Racing Club of America
ARGFormula 1 Abbreviation: Argentine Grand Prix
ARSARCA RE/MAX Series
AS5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1983-1987 CR-X Si
ASCSAir Suction Control Solenoid
ASDMAir Bag System Diagnostic Module
ASVAdvanced Safety Vehicle - Mazda
ASVAir Suction Valve
ATAutomatic Transmission/Transaxle
AT PZEVAdvanced Technology Partial Zero Emission Vehicle - U.S. EPA
ATHonda Chassis Code: 3rd Generation Civic
ATCAutomatic Temperature Control
ATCCAustralian Touring Car Championship
ATDCAfter Top Dead Center
ATFAutomatic Transmission Fluid
ATPAAuto Theft Prevention Authority
ATSSAAmerican Traffic Safety Services Association
AUSFormula 1 Abbreviation: Australian Grand Prix
AUTFormula 1 Abbreviation: Austrian Grand Prix
AUTOAutomotive Undercar Trade Organization
AUTOSARAutomotive Open System Architecture
AUXAuxiliary
AVHonda Chassis Code: JDM 1985-1989 Quint Integra GSi, LS, RSi, ZS Hatchback
AVAutonomous Vehicle
AVCSActive Valve Control System - Subaru
AVECAxial Vector Energy Corporation
AVLSActive Valve Lift System - Subaru
AVRCAdvanced Vehicle Research Center
AVTAAntelope Valley Transit Authority
AVeLAutomatic Vehicle Location
AWDAll Wheel Drive
AZEFormula 1 Abbreviation: Azerbaijan Grand Prix
AvDAutomobilclub von Deutschland
AXODAutomatic Transaxle Overdrive - Ford
B+Battery positive voltage
B/PBackpressure
BA4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1991 Prelude 2.0Si, 2.0XL, 2.0XX, 2.0XR, Si, XX (manual trans); USDM 1988-1990 Prelude 2.0S; USDM 1988-1991 Prelude 2.0Si; USDM 1988-1989 Prelude 2.0Si 4WS; USDM 1990-1991 Prelude 2.05Si, 2.05Si 4WS
BA5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1991 Prelude 2.0Si, 2.0XX, Si, Si, SRS, XX (automatic trans)
BA8Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1996 Prelude Si; USDM 1992-1996 Prelude S
BA9Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1996 Prelude Si (4WS)
BACBlood Alcohol Content
BACBypass Air Control
BADFormula 1 Abbreviation: Luca Badoer
BAIIDBreath Alcohol Ignition Interlock Device
BAPBarometric Absolute Pressure
BARFormula 1 Abbreviation: Rubens Barrichello
BAROBAROmetric pressure
BATOBridgestone Americas Tire Operations
BB1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1996 Prelude Si VTEC (4WS); USDM 1993-1996 Prelude VTEC
BB2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1992-1996 Prelude Si; USDM 1995 Prelude Si Special Edition; USDM 1992-1994 Prelude Si 4WS
BB4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1996 Prelude Si VTEC
BB5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1996-2001 Prelude Si, Xi
BB6Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1996-2001 Prelude SiR, Type S; USDM 1997-2001 Prelude base, Type SH
BB7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1996-2001 Prelude Si 4WS
BB8Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1996-2001 Prelude SiR 4WS
BblBarrel - carburetors
BCAABritish Columbia Automobile Association
BCMBody Control Module
BDCbottom dead center
BELFormula 1 Abbreviation: Belgian Grand Prix
BESTBrihanmumbai Electricity Supply and Transport - Mumbai
BHABryan Herta Autosport
BHMBrett Hudson Motorsports
BHPBrake Horse Power
BHRFormula 1 Abbreviation: Bahrain Grand Prix
BI&PDBodily Injury & Property Damage - U.S. Government
BIAFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jules Bianchi
BJMMB.J. McLeod Motorsports
BMAPBarometric and Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
BMSADBritish Motor Sports Association for the Disabled
BMWBayerische Motoren Werke/Bavarian Motor Works
BMWCCABMW Car Club of America
BOMGBandido Outlaw Motorcycle Gang
BOOBrake On-Off Switch
BOSBrake Override System
BOTFormula 1 Abbreviation: Valtteri Bottas
BPAByPass Air
BPSBarometric Pressure Sensor
BPTBackpressure Transducer
BRAFormula 1 Abbreviation: Brazilian Grand Prix
BRMBritish Racing Motors
BRPBombardier Recreational Products
BTCCBritish Touring Car Championship
BTDCBefore Top Dead Center
BTUBritish Thermal Unit
BUEFormula 1 Abbreviation: Sébastian Buemi
BUTFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jenson Button
BVSVBimetallic Vacuum Switching Valve
BWCBest Workplaces for Commuters - Center for Urban Transportation Research
BiWBody in White
CCelsius
C&DCar & Driver
C/SCustomer Says
C3IComputer Controlled Coil Ignition
CAAClean Air Act - U.S. Government
CACCharge Air Cooler
CAFECorporate Average Fuel Economy - U.S. Government
CALFormula 1 Abbreviation: James Calado
CALComplete Auto Loans
CALCrittenden Automotive Library
CANController Area Network
CANFormula 1 Abbreviation: Canadian Grand Prix
CANPCANister Purge
CARBCalifornia Air Resources Board - California
CarbCarburetor
CARSCar Allowance Rebate System
CARSCustom, Antique, Racing, Stock - IPMS/C.A.R.S. in Miniature
CARTChampionship Auto Racing Teams
CASChicago Auto Show
CASContinental Automotive Systems
CASCrank Angle Sensor
CATCATalytic converter
CATAChicagoland Automobile Trade Association
CAWCanadian Auto Workers
CBCircuit Breaker
CBCitizens' Band radio
CB1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1989-1993 Accord EF, EX, EXL Sedan
CB2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1989-1993 Accord EXL (4WS) Sedan
CB3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1989-1993 Accord 2.0EXL, 2.0EXL-i, 2.0Si Sedan
CB4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1989-1993 Accord 2.0EXL, 2.0EXL-i, 2.0Si (4WS) Sedan
CB6Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1990-1994 Accord 2.0Si, 2.0Si Exclusive Coupe
CB7Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1990-1993 Accord DX, EX, LX, SE Coupe; USDM 1990-1993 Accord DX, EX, LX Sedan; USDM 1991-1993 Accord SE Sedan; USDM 1993 Accord LX Anniversary Edition Sedan
CB9Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1991-1993 Accord EX, LX Wagon
CBDClosed Bowl Distributor
cccubic centimeter
CCCComputer Command Control
CCDComputer Controlled Dwell
CCMCruise Control Module
CCNEClassic Cars of New England
CCOTCycling Clutch Orifice Tube
CCWCounterclockwise
CD3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1997 Accord EX Sedan
CD4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1997 Accord 2.0EX, 2.0EXL Sedan
CD5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1997 Accord 2.2VTL, VTE Sedan; USDM 1994-1997 Accord DX, EX, LX Sedan; USDM 1996-1997 Accord VP Sedan; USDM 1996 Accord DX Anniversary Edition Sedan; USDM 1997 Accord SE Sedan
CD6Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1997 Accord SiR Sedan
CD7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1994-1999 Accord 2.2Vi, SiR Coupe; USDM 1994-1997 Accord EX, LX Coupe; USDM 1994 Accord DX Coupe; USDM 1997 Accord SE Coupe
CDCar & Driver
CDICapacitor Discharge Ignition
CDLCommercial Driver's License
CDOTColorado Department of Transportation
CDSCrashworthiness Data System - NHTSA
CE1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1994-1997 Accord 2.2Vi, 2.2VTL Wagon; USDM 1994-1997 Accord EX, LX Wagon
CE6Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1995-1997 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Sedan
CECategorical Exclusion - U.S. Government
CECComputerized Engine Control
CELFormula 1 Abbreviation: Alfonso Celis, Jr.
CERSCompetitive Edge Racing Software
CF3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1997-2002 Accord 1.8VTS Sedan
CF4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1997-2002 Accord 2.0LEV, 2.0VTS, SiR, SiR-T Sedan
CF5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1997-2002 Accord 2.0VTS 4WD Sedan
CF8Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1998-2002 Accord DX Sedan; USDM 2001-2002 Accord VP Sedan
CFDAACarolina Ford Dealers Advertising Association
CFIContinuous Flow Intersection
CFOCyclic Field Operation - Tire Sidewall Code Suffix
CFRCode of Federal Regulations - U.S. Government
CG1Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1998-2002 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Sedan
CG2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1998-2002 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Coupe
CG3Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1998-2002 Accord EX, LX Coupe; USDM 2002 Accord SE Coupe
CG5Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1998-2002 Accord LX Sedan
CG6Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1998-2002 Accord EX Sedan; USDM 2000-2002 (exclude 2001) Accord SE Sedan
CGPCincinnati Grand Prix
CHAFormula 1 Abbreviation: Karun Chandhok
CHIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Max Chilton
CHMSLCenter High-Mounted Stop Light
CHNFormula 1 Abbreviation: Chinese Grand Prix
CIDCubic Inch Displacement
CIRENCrash Injury Research and Engineering Network - NHTSA
CISContinuous Injection System - Audi
CKPCrankshaft Position
CLClosed Loop
CL7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2004-2006 Accord 20A, 20EL Sedan; JDM 2002-2008 Accord 20A, 20EL, Euro R Sedan
CL8Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2004-2006 Accord 20A 4WD, 20EL 4WD Sedan; JDM 2006-2008 Accord 20A 4WD, 20EL 4WD Sedan
CL9Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2004-2006 Accord 24S, 24T, 24TL Sedan; JDM 2006-2008 Accord 24TL, Type S Sedan; USDM 2004-2008 TSX Sedan; USDM 2010-2013 TSX V6 Sedan
CLclosed loop - Electrical
CLOFormula 1 Abbreviation: Daniel Clos
cmcentimeter
CM5Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2003-2005 Accord DX Sedan; USDM 2003-2007 Accord VP Sedan; USDM 2003-2007 Accord EX, LX Sedan; USDM 2003-2007 Accord SE Sedan
CM6Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2003-2007 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Sedan; USDM 2007 Accord SE V6 Sedan
CM7Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2003-2007 Accord EX, LX Coupe; USDM 2003 Accord SE Coupe
CM8Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2003-2007 Accord EX V6, LX V6 Coupe; USDM 2003 Accord SE V6 Coupe
CMCar Madness
CMAQCongestion Mitigation and Air Quality - FHWA
CMBSCollision Mitigation Braking System
CMPCamshaft Position Sensor
CMVCommercial Motor Vehicle
CNCDACalifornia New Car Dealers Association
CO2Carbon Dioxide
COCarbon Monoxide
CO2Carbon Dioxide
CODCylinder On Demand
Conv.Convertible
COPCoil On Plug Ignition
COSFormula 1 Abbreviation: Antonio Felix da Costa
COUFormula 1 Abbreviation: David Coulthard
CP2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2008-2012 Accord EX, EX-L, LX Sedan
CP3Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2008-2012 EX V6, EX-L V6 Sedan
CPCanister Purge
CPHonda Chassis Code: USDM 2011-2012 Accord SE Sedan
CPLFormula 1 Abbreviation: Caesars Palace Grand Prix
CPICentral Port Injection
CPPClutch Pedal Position
CPSCam Profile Shifting - Volvo
CPSChild Passenger Safety - Safercar.gov
CPUCentral Processing Unit
CR2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2013-2014 Accord EX, EX-L, LX Sport Sedan
CR3Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2013-2014 Accord EX-L V6, Touring V6 Sedan
CS1Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2008 Accord LX Coupe; USDM 2008-2012 Accord EX, EX-L Coupe; USDM 2009-2012 Accord LX-S Coupe
CS2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2008-2012 Accord EX-L V6 Coupe
CSCCClassic Sports Car Club
CSSACold Start Spark Advance
CSSHCold Start Spark Hold
CT1Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2013-2014 Accord EX, EX-L, LX-S Coupe
CT2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2013-2014 Accord EX-L V6 Coupe
CTPClosed Throttle Position
CTSCoolant Temperature Sensor
CTSCraftsman Truck Series - NASCAR
CTTACalifornia Tow Truck Association
CTVSChoke Thermal Vacuum Switch
Cu. In.Cubic Inch
CU1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2008-2013 Accord 20TL Sedan
CU2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2008-2013 Accord Type-S Sedan; USDM 2009-2013 TSX Sedan; USDM 2012-2013 TSX SE Sedan
CUCVCommercial Utility Cargo Vehicle - U.S. Army
CUTRCenter for Urban Transportation Research - University of South Florida
CVSACommercial Vehicle Safety Alliance
CVTContinuously Variable Transmission
CVTCContinuously Variable valve Timing Control - Nissan
CVVTContinuous Variable Valve Timing - Volvo
CWCycle World
CWTSCamping World Truck Series
CYCalendar Year
CaRSCarsAndRacingStuff.com
CoTCar of Tomorrow - NASCAR
CVCheck Valve
CVConstant Velocity joint
CVCConstant Vacuum Control
CVRControl Vacuum Regulator
CWClockwise
D2Audi Chassis Code: 1994–2002 A8
D3Audi Chassis Code: 2002–2009 A8
D4Audi Chassis Code: 2010–____ A8
DA1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1985-1988 Quint Integra GS, GSi, LS, ZS Five-Door; USDM 1986-1989 Integra LS, RS Five-Door
DA3Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1986-1989 Integra LS, RS Hatchback
DA5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1989-1993 Integra RXi, TXi, ZXi Hatchback
DA6Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1989-1993 Integra RSi, XSi Hatchback
DA7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1989-1993 Integra RX, RXi, ZX, ZXi Sedan
DA8Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1989-1993 Integra XSi Sedan
DA9Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1990-1993 Integra GS, LS, RS Hatchback; USDM 1991-1993 (exclude 1992) LS Special Edition Hatchback
DADensity Altitude
DALFormula 1 Abbreviation: Dallas Grand Prix
DAMFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jérôme D'Ambrosio
DAVFormula 1 Abbreviation: Anthony Davidson
dBdecibels
DB1Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1990-1993 Integra GS, LS, RS Sedan
DB2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1992-1993 Integra GS-R Hatchback
DB6Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1995 Integra ZX, ZXi Sedan; JDM 1995-2000 Integra Ti, Xi-G Sedan
DB7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1995 Integra ESi Sedan; USDM 1994-2001 Integra LS Sedan; USDM 1994-1996 Integra RS Sedan; USDM 1997-2001 Integra GS Sedan; USDM 1996 Integra LS Special Edition Sedan
DB8Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1995 Integra Si VTEC Sedan; JDM 1995-2000 Integra SiR-G, Type R Sedan; USDM 1994-2001 Integra GS-R Sedan
DB9Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1995 Integra ZXi 4WD Sedan; JDM 1995-2000 Integra Xi 4WD Sedan
dBAdecibels, A-weighted scale
DCDirect Current
DCDischarge
DC1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1995 Integra ZX, ZXi Hatchback; JDM 1995-2001 Integra Ti Hatchback
DC2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1995 Integra Si VTEC Hatchback; JDM 1995-2001 Integra SiR-G, Type R, Xi-G Hatchback; USDM 1994-2001 Integra GS-R Hatchback; USDM 1997-2001 (exclude 1999) Integra Type R Hatchback
DC4Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1994-2001 Integra LS Hatchback; USDM 1995-1996 Integra LS Special Edition Hatchback; USDM 1994-1999 Integra RS Hatchback; USDM 1997-2001 Integra GS Hatchback
DC5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2001-2006 Integra Type R, Type S Hatchback; USDM 2002-2006 RSX base, Type-S Hatchback
DDACTSData-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety Program - NHTSA
DDDDual Diaphragm Distributor
DDIDiverging Diamond Interchanges
DDOTD.C. Department of Transportation
DEFDiesel Exhaust Fluid
DEFIDigital Electronic Fuel Injection
DEIDale Earnhardt, Inc.
DERADiesel Emissions Reduction Act
DERMDiagnostic Energy Reserve Module
DETFormula 1 Abbreviation: Detroit Grand Prix
DFIDigital Fuel Injection
DFSDeceleration Fuel Shutoff
DHTire Sidewall Code Prefix: agricultural & logging
DIDistributor Ignition
Diag.Diagnostic
DICDriver Information Center
DIRFormula 1 Abbreviation: Paul Di Resta
DISDistributorless Ignition System
DISDaytona International Speedway
DIYDo-It-Yourself
DJTDavid J. Tremayne
DJTDonald J. Trump
DLCData Link Connector
DLCDownLoadable Content
DLIDistributorless Ignition System
DLODayLight Opening
DLRFormula 1 Abbreviation: Pedro de la Rosa
DMCDeLorean Motor Company
DMMDigital Multi Meter
DMSDealer Management Systems
DNADid Not Arrive/Did Not Attend
DNPQDid Not Pre-Qualify
DNQDid Not Qualify
DNSDid Not Start
DOHCDual OverHead Camshaft
DOTDepartment of Transportation - U.S. Government
DPDefect Petition - NHTSA
DRB-IIDiagnostic Readout Box
DRGDown the Road Graphics
DRSDrag Reduction System
DTTire Sidewall Code Suffix: sand paver service
DTCDiagnostic Trouble Code
DTMDeutche Tourenwagen Masters - German Touring Car Masters
DTMDeutche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft - German Touring Car Championship
DTMDiagnostic Test Mode
DTNADaimler Trucks North America
DTOPDepartamento de Transportación y Obras Públicas - Puerto Rico
DTSDiamond Transportation Services
DTSDulles Taxi Systems
DUIDriving Under the Influence
DVIRDriver-Vehicle Inspection Report - FMCSA
DVOMDigital Volt-Ohmmeter
DWBDriving While Black
DWIDriving While Intoxicated
DWLDriving While Latino
DWLADistinguished Woman in Logistics Award - Women In Trucking Association
DWPDenis Wilson Partnership
DelDOTDelaware Department of Transportation
E2PROMElectrically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
E10Ethanol: 10%
E15Ethanol: 15%
E85Ethanol: 85%
EAEngineering Analysis - NHTSA
EACVElectronic Air Control Valve
EAIElectronic Advance Ignition
EBCMElectronic Brake Control Module
EBLElectronic Back Light
EBRErik Buell Racing
EC1Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1987 CRX DX, HF, Si
ECHonda Chassis Code: 3rd Generation Civic
ECAElectronic Control Assembly
ECLEngine Coolant Level
ECMEngine Control Module
ECTEngine Coolant Temperature
ECUEngine Control Unit
ED3Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1988-1991 Civic DX, LX Sedan
ED4Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1990-1991 Civic EX Sedan
ED6Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1988-1991 Civic DX, Std Hatchback
ED7Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1989-1991 Civic Si Hatchback
ED8Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1988-1991 CRX DX, HF
ED9Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1988-1991 CRX Si
EDHonda Chassis Code: 4th Generation Civic
EDCEvery Day Counts - FHWA
EDFElectric Drive Fan
EDISElectronic Distributor Ignition System
EDRElectronic Data Recorder
EEHonda Chassis Code: 4th Generation Civic
EE4Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1988-1991 Civic 4WD 1600 Wagon
EECElectronic Engine Control
EECSEvaporative Emission Control System
EEPROMElectronically Erasable Programmable Read Only Memory
EFHonda Chassis Code: 4th Generation Civic
EF1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1991 Civic 23L, 23U Hatchback
EF2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1991 Civic 25R, 25X Hatchback; JDM 1987-1991 Civic 35M, 35U, 35X, 35X Extra Sedan; JDM 1987-1994 Civic Shuttle 55X, 55X Extra
EF3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1991 Civic Si, Si Extra Hatchback; JDM 1987-1991 Civic 36i Limited Sedan; JDM 1987-1994 Civic Shuttle 56i
EF4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1991 Civic RT X 4WD, RT X 4WD Extra Sedan; JDM 1987-1994 Civic Shuttle RT X 4WD, RT X 4WD EX
EF5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1991 Civic RTi J 4WD, RTi Limited 4WD Sedan; JDM 1987-1994 Civic Shuttle RTi Limited Edition, RTi 4WD, Beagle, Beagle-X; USDM 1988-1991 Civic DX Wagon
EF6Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1992 CR-X 1.5X
EF7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1992 CR-X Si
EF8Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1992 CR-X SiR
EF9Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1987-1991 Civic SiR, SiR-II Hatchback
EFCElectronic Fuel Control
EFCAElectronic Fuel Control Assembly
EFEEarly Fuel Evaporation
EFIElectronic Fuel Injection
EG1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1992-1999 CR-X del Sol VXi; USDM 1993-1995 del Sol S
EG2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1992-1999 CR-X del Sol SiR; USDM 1994-1997 del Sol VTEC
EG3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1995 Civic EL Hatchback
EG4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1995 Civic ETi, MX, VTi Hatchback
EG5Honda Chassis Code: 5th Generation Civic
EG6Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1995 Civic SiR, SiR-II Hatchback
EG7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1995 Civic Ferio EL Sedan
EG8Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1995 Civic Ferio ETi, MX, VTi Sedan; USDM 1992-1995 Civic DX, LX Sedan
EG9Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1995 Civic Ferio SiR Sedan
EGOExhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor
EGREarnhardt Ganassi Racing
EGRexhaust gas recirculation
EGRPSEGR Valve Position Sensor
EGRVCEGR Valve Control
EGRT/span>EGR Temperature
EH1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1991-1995 Civic Ferio RTSi, RTX Sedan
EH2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1992-1995 Civic CX, DX, VX Hatchback
EH3Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1992-1995 Civic Si Hatchback
EH6Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1996-1997 del Sol S; USDM 1993-1997 del Sol Si
EH9Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1992-1995 Civic EX Sedan
EIElectronic Ignition
EISEnvironmental Impact Statement
EJ1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1993-1995 Civic Coupe; USDM 1993-1995 Civic EX Coupe; USDM 1993 Civic EX-S Coupe
EJ2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1993-1995 Civic DX Coupe
EJ3Honda Chassis Code: 5th Generation Civic
EJ6Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1996-2000 Civic CX, DX Hatchback; USDM 1996-2000 Civic DX Coupe; USDM 1996-2000 Civic DX, LX Sedan; USDM 1999-2000 Civic VP Sedan
EJ7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1996-1999 Civic Coupe; USDM 1996-2000 Civic HX Coupe
EJ8Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1996-2000 Civic EX Coupe; USDM 1996-2000 Civic EX Sedan
EJ9Honda Chassis Code: 6th Generation Civic
EK2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1995-2000 Civic EL Hatchback; JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ferio EL Sedan
EK3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ri, VTi Hatchback; JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ferio Mi, ML, Vi Sedan
EK4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1995-2000 Civic SiR, SiR-II Hatchback; JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ferio Si, Si-II Sedan
EK5Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1995-2000 Civic Ferio RTi Sedan
EK9Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1997-2001 Civic Type R Hatchback
ELDElectronic Logging Device
EM1Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1999-2000 Civic Si Coupe
EM2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2001-2005 Civic DX, EX, HX, LX Coupe; USDM 2004-2005 Civic VP Coupe; USDM 2005 Civic EX Special Edition, LX Special Edition Coupe
EMCElectroMagnetic Compatibility
EMIElectroMagnetic Interference
EMRElectronic Module Retard
EMSEngine Management System
EMWEisenacher Motoren Werke
EOExecutive Order - U.S. Government
EOBDEuropean Onboard Diagnostics
EOSExhaust Oxygen Sensor
EP1Honda Chassis Code: 7th Generation Civic
EP2Honda Chassis Code: 7th Generation Civic
EP3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2004-2005 Civic Type R Hatchback; USDM 2002-2005 Civic Si Hatchback
EP4Honda Chassis Code: 7th Generation Civic
EPAEnvironmental Protection Agency - U.S. Government
EPOSEGR Valve Position Sensor
EPSElectric Power Steering
EREVExtended Range Electric Vehicle
ERIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Marcus Ericsson
ERSEnergy Recovery System
ERWGEmergency Route Working Group - U.S. Government
ES1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2003-2005 Civic Ferio C Sedan; USDM 2001-2005 Civic DX, LX Sedan; USDM 2004-2005 Civic VP Sedan
ES2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2003-2005 Civic Ferio C4 Sedan; USDM 2001-2005 Civic EX Sedan; USDM 2005 Civic EX Special Edition, LX Special Edition Sedan
ES3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2003-2005 Civic Ferio X, XL Sedan
ESEnergy Store
ESAElectronic Spark Advance
ESCElectronic Spark Control
ESPFormula 1 Abbreviation: Spanish Grand Prix
ESPElectro Sensor Panel - Toyota
ESREddie Sharp Racing
ESTElectronic Spark Timing
ET2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2003-2005 Civic Ferio X4 Sedan
ETCElectronic Throttle Control
ETCS-iElectronic Throttle Control System, intelligent - Toyota
ETEAEthiopian Traffic Enforcement Agency - Ethiopia
EU1Honda Chassis Code: 7th Generation Civic
EU2Honda Chassis Code: 7th Generation Civic
EU3Honda Chassis Code: 7th Generation Civic
EU4Honda Chassis Code: 7th Generation Civic
EURFormula 1 Abbreviation: European Grand Prix
EV1Honda Chassis Code: 7th Generation Civic
EVElectric Vehicle
EVAPEVAPorative emission system
EVICElectronic Vehicle Information Center
EVPEGR Valve Position
EY2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 1988-1989 Civic Wagovan
F/B1Fuse Block
F1Formula 1 - FIA
F1Formula 1 - FIA
F2PFree To Play
F54Mini Chassis Code: 2015-____ Clubman
FA1Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2006-2011 Civic DX, EX, LX Sedan; USDM 2008-2011 Civic EX-L Sedan; USDM 2009-2011 Civic LX-S Sedan; USDM 2009-2011 Civic VP Sedan
FA5Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2007-2011 Civic Si Sedan
FACESFamilies Against Chronic Excessive Speeding
FADAFlorida Automobile Dealers' Association
FARSFatality Analysis Reporting System Program - NHTSA
FAUFormula 1 Abbreviation: Mohamed Fauzy
FB2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2012 Civic DX Sedan; USDM 2012-2013 Civic HF, EX, EX-L, LX Sedan
FB4Honda Chassis Code: 9th Generation Civic
FB6Honda Chassis Code: 9th Generation Civic
FBCFeedback Carburetor system
FBCAFeedback Carburetor Actuator
FCFan Control
FC1Honda Chassis Code: 10th Generation Civic
FC2Honda Chassis Code: 10th Generation Civic
FC3Honda Chassis Code: 10th Generation Civic
FC4Honda Chassis Code: 10th Generation Civic
FCAFiat Chrysler Automobiles
FCCFull Course Caution
FCRPFreight Carrier Registration Program - U.S. Military
FCSFuel Control Solenoid
FCSGFlatbed Carrier Safety Group - FMCSA
FCWForward Collision Warning
FCYFull Course Yellow
FD1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2006-2010 Civic Ferio 1.8G, 1.8GL Sedan; JDM 2006-2007 Civic Ferio 1.8B Sedan
FD2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2006-2010 Civic Ferio 2.0GL Sedan; JDM 2007-2011 Civic Type R Sedan
FD7Honda Chassis Code: 8th Generation Civic
FDFire Department
FDCFuel Deceleration Valve
FDOTFlorida Department of Transportation
FFFlexible Fuel
FFFreight Forwarder
FFfront-engine, front drive
FG1Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2006-2011 Civic DX, EX, LX Coupe; USDM 2008-2011 Civic EX-L Coupe
FG2Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2006-2011 Civic Si Coupe
FG3Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2012 Civic DX Coupe; USDM 2012-2013 Civic LX, EX, EX-L Coupe
FG4Honda Chassis Code: USDM 2012-2013 Civic Si Coupe
FHWAFederal Highway Administration - U.S. Government
FIField Implement - Tire Sidewall Code Suffix
FIFuel Injection
FIAFederation Internationale de l'Automobile - International Automobile Federation
FIDMASF&I Digital Media Awards
FIPLFuel Injector Pump Lever
FISFormula 1 Abbreviation: Giancarlo Fisichella
FISTVFire Support Team Vehicle - U.S. Army
FK2Honda Chassis Code: 9th Generation Civic
FK7Honda Chassis Code: 10th Generation Civic
FK8Honda Chassis Code: 10th Generation Civic
FKNSSFrank Kimmel National Street Stock Series
FLIFrontier Leasing Incorporated
FLSFluid Level Sensor
FMAFord Motorsports Association
FMCAFamily Motor Coach Association
FMCSAFederal Motor Carrier Safety Administration - U.S. Government
FMTVFamily of Medium Tactical Vehicles - U.S. Army
FMVSSFederal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards - U.S. Government
FMXFreestyle Motocross
FN2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2009-2012 Civic Type R Euro Hatchback
FOTAFormula One Teams Association
FPFuel Pump
FPR-VSVFuel Pressure Regulator Vacuum Switching Valve
FPSFeet Per Second
FRFederal Register - U.S. Government
FRfront-engine, rear drive
FRAFormula 1 Abbreviation: French Grand Prix
FRIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Robin Frijns
FTEFord Truck Enthusiasts
FTMFord Thailand Manufacturing
FWDfront wheel drive
ggrams
galgallons
GAZGorkovsky Avtomobilny Zavod
GBRFormula 1 Abbreviation: British Grand Prix
GC600Gold Coast 600 - V8 Supercars Australia
GCWRGross Combined Weight Rating
GD3Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2005-2007 Fit 1.5A, 1.5S, 1.5W; USDM 2007-2008 Fit base, Sport
GD4Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2005-2007 Fit 1.5A 4WD, 1.5W 4WD
GDIGasoline Direct Injection
GDOTGeorgia Department of Transportation
GDRTAGreater Dayton Regional Transit Authority
GE6Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2007-2010 Fit 1.3 G/G, 1.3 L
GE7Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2007-2010 Fit 1.3 G/G 4WD, 1.3 L 4WD
GE8Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2007-2010 Fit 1.5 RS, 1.5 X; USDM 2009-2013 Fit base, Sport
GE9Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2007-2010 Fit 1.5 RX 4WD, 1.5 X 4WD
GENGENerator
GENFormula 1 Abbreviation: Marc Gené Guerrero
GERFormula 1 Abbreviation: German Grand Prix
GGBHTDGolden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District
GIOFormula 1 Abbreviation: Antonio Giovinazzi
GLOFormula 1 Abbreviation: Timo Glock
GMGeneral Motors
GMAGuild of Motoring Artists
GMGGas Monkey Garage
GMMDAGeneral Motors Minority Dealers Association
GMPGateway Motorsports Park
GMPGeorgia Marketing & Promotions
GNDGround
GONFormula 1 Abbreviation: Rodolfo González
GPGrand Prix/Pontiac car
GPECGlobal Powertrain Engine Controller
gpmgrams per mile
GPSGlobal Positioning System
GRCGlobal RallyCross
GRL10Lexus Model Code: 2012-2016 GS350
GRL11Lexus Model Code: 2012-2016 GS350
GRNDGround
GROFormula 1 Abbreviation: Romain Grosjean
GRS190Lexus Model Code: 2006 GS300
GRS191Lexus Model Code: 2007–2011 GS350
GRS195Lexus Model Code: 2006 GS350
GRS196Lexus Model Code: 2007–2011 GS430
GSGrand Sport
GT2Gran Turismo 2
GT3Gran Turismo 3
GT4Gran Turismo 4
GT5Gran Turismo 5
GT6Gran Turismo 6
GTGran Turismo/Grand Touring
GTGran Turismo
GTAMCGreater Toronto Area Mustang Club
GTOGran Turismo Omologato - Ferrari/Pontiac/Mitsubishi
GTRGrand Touring/Racing
GTTGlobal Traffic Technologies
GUTFormula 1 Abbreviation: Esteban Gutiérrez
GVCGenesee Valley Chapter - BMWCCA
GVWGross Vehicle Weight
GVWRGross Vehicle Weight Rating
GWCGreen-White-Checker
GWL10Lexus Model Code: 2012-2016 GS450h
GWS191Lexus Model Code: 2007–2011 GS450h
GWZ100Lexus Chassis Code: Lexus LC500
H-DHarley-Davidson
H/DHeavy Duty
HACHigh Altitude Compensation
HAMFormula 1 Abbreviation: Lewis Hamilton
HANSHead And Neck Support
HARFormula 1 Abbreviation: Rio Haryanto
HAVHighly Automated Vehicle
HCCIHomogeneous Charge Compression Ignition
HCFIHorseless Carriage Foundation, Inc.
HDHarley-Davisdon
HDHeavy Duty
HDLTHeadlight
HEATHelp Eliminate Auto Thefts
HEDFHi-speed Electric Drive Fan
HEGOHeated Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor
HEIHigh Energy Ignition
HEIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Nick Heidfeld
HEMTTHeavy Expanded Mobility Tactical Truck - U.S. Army
HETHeavy Equipment Transporter - U.S. Army
HHGFFHousehold Goods Freight Forwarder - U.S. Government
HIDOTHawaii Department of Transportation
HLDIHighway Loss Data Institute - IIHS
HMMWVHigh Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle - U.S. Military, pronounced "Humvee"
HMRHazardous Material Regulations - U.S. Government
HMSHendrick MotorSports
HMSHickory Motor Speedway
HMSPHazardous Materials Safety Permit - U.S. Government
HOHigh Output
HO2SHeated Oxygen Sensor
HOSHeated Oxygen Sensor
HOVHigh Occupancy Vehicle
HPHigh Performance
HPHip Point
HPHorsepower
HPDHonda Performance Development - Honda
HPDEHigh Performance Drivers’ Education - BMW
HPSHigh Performance Sedan - Lexus
HSCHigh Swirl Combustion
HSMHigh Side Media
HSOHigh Specific Output
HSRIHighway Safety Research Institute
HTHigh Tension
HTRHeater
HULFormula 1 Abbreviation: Nico Hülkenberg
HUNFormula 1 Abbreviation: Hungarian Grand Prix
HVHybrid Vehicle
HVACHeating, Ventilating, Air Conditioning
HzHertz (Cycles Per Second)
I/MInspection & Maintenance
i-VTECintelligent Variable valve Timing with Electronic lift Control - Honda
I4inline 4-cylinder
I5inline 5-cylinder
I6inline 6-cylinder
IACIdle Air Control
IACVIdle Air Control Valve
IATIntake Air Temperature
IATSIntake Air Temperature Sensor
ICIntegrated Circuit
ICAMInternational Center for Automotive Medicine
ICCTAICC Termination Act of 1995 - U.S. Government
ICEInternal Combustion Engine
ICMIgnition Control Module
ICSIdle Control Solenoid
IDInside Diameter
IDMSIntegrated Dealer Management System
IDOTIllinois Department of Transportation - Illinois
IEInitial Evaluation - NHTSA
IEPIntermodal Equipment Provider - U.S. Government
IFTire Sidewall Code Prefix: agricultural tire to be operated at 20% higher load
IFIIndirect Fuel Injection
IGNIGNition
IIHSInsurance Institute for Highway Safety
IITRInternational Institute of Towing and Recovery
IMISInternational Motorsports Industry Show
IMRCIntake Manifold Runner Control
INDFormula 1 Abbreviation: Indian Grand Prix
INDINDustrial - Tire Sidewall Code Suffix
INDOTIndiana Department of Transportation
INJINJector
IOIncident Officer
IPInstrument Panel
IPMSInternational Plastic Modelers Society
IRLIndy Racing League
IROCInternational Race of Champions
ISCIdle Speed Control
ISACInformation Sharing and Analysis Center
ISCARSInternational Sports Compact Auto Racing Series
ISOInternational Standards Organization
ITAFormula 1 Abbreviation: Italian Grand Prix
ITCSIgnition Timing Control System
ITDIdaho Transportation Department - Idaho
ITSIdle Tracking Switch
ITSIntelligent Transportation Systems - U.S. Government
IVHSIntelligent Vehicle Highway Systems - U.S. Government
IVSVIdle Vacuum Switching Valve
J/BJunction Block
J80Lexus Chassis Code: 1995-1997 LX
J100Lexus Chassis Code: 1998-2007 LX
J200Lexus Chassis Code: 2007-____ LX
JAMAJapan Automobile Manufacturers Association
JASJet Air System
JBJunction Block
JCWJohn Cooper Works - MINI
JDMJapan Domestic Market
JDMJoe Dennette Motorsports
JPNFormula 1 Abbreviation: Japanese Grand Prix
JTECJeep Truck Engine Controller
JZS147Lexus Model Code: 1993-1997 GS300
JZS160Lexus Chassis Code: 1997–2004 GS
KTire Sidewall Code Suffix: compactor tire
KAPWRKeep Alive Power
KARFormula 1 Abbreviation: Narain Karthikeyan
KDOTKansas Department of Transportation
KERSKinetic Energy Recovery System
kgkilograms
KHIKevin Harvick, Inc.
kHzKilohertz
KINFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jordan King
KJJeep Chassis Code: 2002-2007 Liberty
KKJeep Chassis Code: 2008-2012 Liberty
KLIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Christian Klien
kmkilometers
KM/HKilometers Per Hour
KMFKia Motors Finance
KOBFormula 1 Abbreviation: Kamui Kobayashi
KOECKey On, Engine Cranking
KOEOKey On Engine Off
KOERKey On Engine Running
KORFormula 1 Abbreviation: Korean Grand Prix
KOTSAKorea Transportation Safety Authority - South Korea
KOVFormula 1 Abbreviation: Heikki Kovalainen
KSKnock Sensor
KPHKilomters Per Hour
KUBFormula 1 Abbreviation: Robert Kubica
KUNGEnglish transcription of КУНГ: кузов унифицированный нулевого (нормального) габарита
kVKilovolt
KVYFormula 1 Abbreviation: Daniil Kvyat
kWKilowatt
KYTCKentucky Transportation Cabinet
L4inline 4-cylinder
L5inline 5-cylinder
L6inline 6-cylinder
L10Lexus Chassis Code: 2011–____ GS
LATCHLower Anchors And Tethers for Children
LCHyundai Chassis Code: 1999–2005 Accent
LCDLiquid Crystal Display
LCVLonger Combination Vehicles
LDOTDLouisiana Department of Transportation & Development
LEAPLocal Empowerment for Accelerating Projects Program - FHWA
LECFormula 1 Abbreviation: Charles Leclerc
LEDLight Emitting Diode
LEIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Fabio Leimer
LEOLaw Enforcement Officer
LEVLow Emission Vehicle - U.S. EPA
LFLow Frequency
LHDLeft-Hand Drive
LIUFormula 1 Abbreviation: Vitantonio Liuzzi
LKASLane Keeping Assist System
LMLe Mans
LMSLowe's Motor Speedway
LMTVLight Medium Tactical Vehicle - U.S. Army
LOTFormula 1 Abbreviation: André Lotterer
LPRLicense Plate Reader
LRDMLa Rosa Del Monte Express
LSDLake Shore Drive - Chicago, Illinois
LSSVLight Service Support Vehicle - U.S. Army
LTFTLong Term Fuel Trim
LTLLess Than (truck)Load
LUVLight Utility Vehicle - U.S. Army
LUXFormula 1 Abbreviation: Luxembourg Grand Prix
LVMSLas Vegas Motor Speedway
LWBLong Wheel-Base
M&MMahindra & Mahindra
M-BMercedes-Benz
MADAMiami Automobile Dealers' Association
MADDMothers Against Drunk Driving
MAFMass Air Flow
MAGFormula 1 Abbreviation: Kevin Magnussen
MAITMultidisciplinary Accident Investigation Team - U.S. Government
MALFormula 1 Abbreviation: Malaysian Grand Prix
MALFormula 1 Abbreviation: Pastor Maldonado
MAPManifold Air Pressure/Manifold Absolute Pressure
MARFormula 1 Abbreviation: Raffaele Marciello
MARCMidwest Association for Race Cars
MARCModel A Restorers Club
MASFormula 1 Abbreviation: Felipe Massa
MASCSMid-American Stock Car Series
MASHManual for Assessing Safety Hardware - FHWA
MBMercedes-Benz
MC-ECI Office of Enforcement and Compliance, Insurance Compliance Division - FMCSA
MC-RIOffice of Information Technology - FMCSA
MC-RISOffice of Data Analysis and Information Systems - FMCSA
MC-RSOffice of Registration and Safety Information - FMCSA
MCHyundai Chassis Code: 2005–2011 Accent
MCMotor Carrier
MCACNMuscle Car and Corvette Nationals
MCMISMotor Carrier Management Information System - U.S. Government
MCSMINI Cooper S - MINI
MCSACMotor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee - a href="../f/fmcsa.php">FMCSA
MCSAPMotor Carrier Safety Assistance Program Program
MDOTMaryland Department of Transportation
MDOTMichigan Department of Transportation
MDOTMississippi Department of Transportation
MDTMontana Department of Transportation
MENCSMonster Energy NASCAR Cup Series
MERFormula 1 Abbreviation: Roberto Merhi
MEXFormula 1 Abbreviation: Mexican Grand Prix
MFTAMitsubishi Fuso Truck of America
MIASMontreal International Auto Show
MIASMoscow International Automobile Salon
MILMalfunction Indicator Lamp/Light
MISMichigan International Speedway
MIVECMitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control - Mitsubishi
MK8Honda Chassis Code: 8th Generation Civic
MLMining & Logging - Tire Sidewall Code Suffix
MMALMitsubishi Motors Australia Limited - Mitsubishi
MMEMidwest Motor Express
MMMMason Mitchell Motorsports
MMNAMagneti Marelli North America
MMUCCModel Minimum Uniform Crash Criteria guideline - USDOT
MMdMMazda Motor de Mexico - Mazda
MNAMichelin North America - Michelin
MNAOMazda North American Operations - Mazda
MONFormula 1 Abbreviation: Monaco Grand Prix
MORFormula 1 Abbreviation: Moroccan Grand Prix
MPGMiles Per Gallon
MPGMotor Press Guild
MPGEMiles Per Gallon Equivalent - Performance Measurement
MPHMiles Per Hour
MPMLMallory Park Motorsport Limited Management Company
MPVMultipurpose Passenger Vehicles
MQVPManufacturers Qualification and Validation Program
MRmid-engine, rear drive
MRAPMine Resistant Ambush Protected - U.S. Army
MRLSMazda Raceway Laguna Seca
MSACMotor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee - USDOT
MSCFormula 1 Abbreviation: Michael Schumacher
MSRPManufacturer's Suggested Retail Price
MTMotor Trend
MTMCMilitary Traffic Management Command - U.S. Army
MTVMedium Tactical Vehicle - U.S. Army
MUTCDManual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices - USDOT
MVCMultple Vehicle Crash
MVZManifold Vacuum Zone
MWHCMountain West Holding Company
MWRMichael Waltrip Racing
MXMexico Owned or Controlled - FMCSA
MXMotocross
MYModel Year
MaineDOTMaine Department of Transportation
MassDOTMassachusetts Department of Transportation
MnDOTMinnesota Department of Transportation
MoDOTMissouri Department of Transportation
NA1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1992-1995 NSX-R; USDM 1997-2005 NSX (automatic trans)
NA2Honda Chassis Code: JDM 1997-2005 NSX Type-S; JDM 2002-2005 NSX-R; USDM 1997-2005 NSX (manual trans); USDM 1999 NSX Alex Zanardi Edition
NADANational Automobile Dealers Association
NAIASNorth American International Auto Show
NAKFormula 1 Abbreviation: Kazuki Nakajima
NARTNorth American Racing Team
NASFormula 1 Abbreviation: Felipe Nasr
NASCARNational Association for Stock Car Auto Racing
NASSNational Accident Sampling System - NHTSA
NASSNational Automotive Sampling System - NHTSA
NBSNASCAR Busch Series - NASCAR
NCNot Classified
NCCANational Custom Car Association
NCDDNational College for DUI Defense
NCDOTNorth Carolina Department of Transportation
NCSANational Center for Statistics and Analysis - NHTSA
NCVECSNational Center for Vehicle Emissions Control and Safety - Colorado State University
NDDOTNorth Dakota Department of Transportation
NDORNebraska Department of Roads
NDOTNevada Department of Transportation
NEDFormula 1 Abbreviation: Dutch Grand Prix
NEMANorthEastern Midget Association
NEPANational Environmental Policy Act of 1969 - U.S. Government
NEVSNational Electric Vehicle Sweden
NFSNeed For Speed
NGVCNatural Gas Vehicle Coalition
NHSNot for Highway Service - Tire Sidewall Code Suffix
NHTSANational Highway Traffic Safety Administration - U.S. Government
NIPNotice of Intended Prosecution - UK Government
NISNorthern Illinois Streeters
NJMPNew Jersey Motorsports Park
NJTANew Jersey Turnpike Authority
NLEVNational Low Emission Vehicle Program - United States EPA
NMDOTNew Mexico Department of Transportation
NMSLNational Maximum Speed Limit - USDOT
NMVTISNational Motor Vehicle Title Information System Program - U.S. DoJ
NNANon-North America-Domiciled Motor Carrier - FMCSA
NNSNASCAR Nationwide Series - NASCAR
NOPUSNational Occupant Protection Use Survey - NHTSA
NOSNitrous Oxide Systems
NSAPISNational Stolen Auto Part Information System - U.S. Government
NSMCNational Street Machine Club - Rockford Speedway
NSTANational School Transportation Association
NSTCNational Short Track Championship - Rockford Speedway
NTCNebraska Transportation Company
NTLNational Transportation Library - USDOT
NVHNoise, Vibration, Harshness
NWESNASCAR Whelen Euro Series
NXSNASCAR Xfinity Series
NYCDOTNew York City Department of Transportation
NYSDOTNew York State Department of Transportation
NiMHNickel Metal Hydride
NiTSNot-in-Traffic Surveillance - NHTSA
O2oxygen
O2SOxygen Sensor
OADAOregon Auto Dealers Association
OASOla’s Auto Services
OATRAOhio Auto and Truck Recyclers Association
OBD-IIOn-Board Diagnostics II
OBDOn-Board Diagnostics
OBITSOn-Bus Intelligent Transportation System
OCCOrange County Choppers
OCOFormula 1 Abbreviation: Esteban Ocon
OCSOccupant Classification System
ODIOffice of Defects Investigations - NHTSA
ODOTOhio Department of Transportation - Ohio
ODOTOklahoma Department of Transportation
ODOTOregon Department of Transportation
OEOriginal Equipment
OEMoriginal equipment manufacturer
OHCOverHead Camshaft
OHSOOklahoma Highway Safety Office - Oklahoma
OHVOverHead Valves
OLopen loop - electrical
OMBOffice of Management and Budget - U.S. Government
OMGOutlaw Motorcycle Gang
OPGIOriginal Parts Group, Inc.
ORVROnboard Refueling Vapor Recovery
OTAOregon Trucking Association
OWIOperating While Intoxicated
PACFormula 1 Abbreviation: Pacific Grand Prix
PACCCPolice Advisory Council for Car Clubs
PAFFormula 1 Abbreviation: Gary Paffett
PALFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jolyon Palmer
PARPolice Accident Report
PASSPro All Star Series
PBIRPalm Beach International Raceway
PCPassenger Car
PCHPacific Coast Highway
PCMPowertrain Control Module
PCSAPacific Street Car Association
PDKPorsche DoppelKupplung
PDRPaintless Dent Removal/Repair
PEPreliminary Evaluation - NHTSA
PERFormula 1 Abbreviation: Sergio Pérez
PESFormula 1 Abbreviation: Pescara Grand Prix
PETFormula 1 Abbreviation: Vitaly Petrov
PHEVPlug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle
PIAPrivacy Impact Assessment - U.S. Government
PICFormula 1 Abbreviation: Charles Pic
PIIPersonally Identifiable Information - U.S. Government
PIQFormula 1 Abbreviation: Nelson Piquet Jr.
PJDPaul Jr. Designs
PLSPalletized Load System - U.S. Army
PNPPark-Neutral Position
PORFormula 1 Abbreviation: Portuguese Grand Prix
PRIPerformance Racing Industry Show
PRISMPerformance and Registration Information Systems Management - U.S. Government
PRNDLPark-Reverse-Neutral-Drive-Low - pronounced "prindle"
PS1PlayStation
PS2PlayStation 2
PS3PlayStation 3
PS4PlayStation 4
PSCAPacific Street Car Association
PSIParking Solutions, Inc.
PSIPounds per Square Inch
PSPPower Steering Pressure
PSSPowersports Support
PVWPerformance Vehicle Works
PZEVPartial Zero Emission Vehicle - United States EPA
PennDOTPennsylvania Department of Transportation
Q8Quick 8
QRQueensland Raceway
R&TRoad & Track
R/TRoad & Track - Dodge
R3ERaceRoom Racing Experience
R55Mini Chassis Code: 2007–2014 Clubman
RABSSRedesigned Air Bag Special Study - NHTSA
RAIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Kimi Räikkönen
RASRRacers Against Street Racing
RAZFormula 1 Abbreviation: Luiz Razia
RB-X GT2Nissan RB engine, modified RB26DETT by Reinik for NISMO 400R
RB20DE NEONissan RB engine, 2.0L twin-cam second generation
RB20DENissan RB engine, 2.0L twin-cam
RB20DET-RNissan RB engine, 2.0L twin-cam turbocharged
RB20DETNissan RB engine, 2.0L twin-cam turbocharged
RB20ENissan RB engine, 2.0L single-cam
RB20ETNissan RB engine, 2.0L single-cam turbocharged
RB20PNissan RB engine, 2.0L single-cam LPG
RB25DE NEONissan RB engine, 2.5L twin-cam second generation
RB25DENissan RB engine, 2.5L twin-cam
RB25DET NEONissan RB engine, 2.5L twin-cam turbocharged second generation
RB25DETNissan RB engine, 2.5L twin-cam turbocharged
RB26DETT N1Nissan RB engine, 2.6L twin-cam turbocharged NISMO
RB26DETTNissan RB engine, 2.6L twin-cam turbocharged
RB28DETNissan RB engine, 2.8L modified RB25DET by Reinik for Nissan R33 Skyline 280 Type-MR
RB28DETTNissan RB engine, 2.8L twin-cam turbocharged NISMO
RB30DENissan RB engine, 3.0L modified RB20DE head was bolted onto the RB30E block
RB30ENissan RB engine, 3.0L fuel-injected single-cam
RB30ETNissan RB engine, 3.0L fuel-injected single-cam turbocharged
RB30SNissan RB engine, 3.0L carburetted single-cam
RBHyundai Chassis Code: 2010-____ Accent
RCCARacing Collectibles Club of America
RCRRichard Childress Racing
RDMRoad Departure Mitigation
RDSRail Delivery Services
REORansom Eli Olds
RFARegulatory Flexibility Act - U.S. Government
RICFormula 1 Abbreviation: Daniel Ricciardo
RIDOTRhode Island Department of Transportation
RIRRichmond International Raceway
RMVRegistry of Motor Vehicles - Massachusetts
ROCRace of Champions
RODSRecord Of Duty Status
ROSFormula 1 Abbreviation: Nico Rosberg
RPMrevolutions per minute
RPSTLRepair Parts and Special Tools List - U.S. Army
RQRecall Query - NHTSA
RQReportable Quantity - U.S. Government
RRrear engine, rear drive
RSRally Sport - Chevrolet
RSAFormula 1 Abbreviation: South African Grand Prix
RSIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Alexander Rossi
RTReaction Time
RTRRobert Tighe Racing
RUSFormula 1 Abbreviation: Russian Grand Prix
RVRecreational Vehicle
RVIARecreational Vehicle Industry Association
RWDrear wheel drive
RYRRobert Yates Racing
RZMRaceZing Mania
S-VTSequential Valve Timing - Mazda
S140Lexus Chassis Code: 1991-1997 GS
S160Lexus Chassis Code: 1997–2004 GS
S190Lexus Chassis Code: 2005–2011 GS
SAACShelby American Automobile Club
SAESociety of Automotive Engineers
SAFETEA–LUSafe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act - U.S. Government
SAHSociety of Automotive Historians
SAIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Carlos Sainz
SATFormula 1 Abbreviation: Takuma Sato
SB1Honda Chassis Code: 1st Generation Civic
SB3Honda Chassis Code: 3rd Generation Civic
SB4Honda Chassis Code: 3rd Generation Civic
SBRStone Brothers Racing
SBTCSmall Business in Transportation Coalition
SCsupercharger
SCACStandard Carrier Alpha Code - U.S. Government
SCADAState of California Automotive Dismantlers Association
SCCSport Compact Car
SCCASports Car Club of America
SCDOTSouth Carolina Department of Transportation
SCISpecial Crash Investigation - NHTSA
SCPSouthern Car Parts
SCRSelective Catalytic Reduction Technical
SCSNStreet Car SuperNationals - PCSA
SDSuper Duty - Pontiac
SDDOTSouth Dakota Department of Transportation
SDLAState Driver Licensing Agencies
SEHonda Chassis Code: 1st Generation Civic
SEAMOSouth East Automotive Media Organization
SENFormula 1 Abbreviation: Bruno Senna
SGHonda Chassis Code: 1st Generation Civic
SGLACFSGL Automotive Carbon Fibers
SH-AWDSuper Handling All Wheel Drive - Honda
SHHonda Chassis Code: 4th Generation Civic
SINFormula 1 Abbreviation: Singapore Grand Prix
SIRFormula 1 Abbreviation: Sergey Sirotkin
SLStop Lamp
SLHonda Chassis Code: 2nd Generation Civic
SLTire Sidewall Code Suffix: agricultural
SLASealed Lead Acid - battery type
SLSSingle Leading Shoe
SMARTSwift Market Analysis Response Team - Toyota
SMKSmart-Key unit
SMMTSociety for Manufacturers and Motor Traders
SMRFormula 1 Abbreviation: San Marino Grand Prix
SOHCSingle OverHead Camshaft
SRHonda Chassis Code: 2nd Generation Civic
SRIService Reminder Indicator
SRSSupplemental Restraint System
SRSCMSRS Control Module
SSHonda Chassis Code: 2nd Generation Civic
SSSkid Steer - Tire Sidewall Code Suffix
SSSuper Sport - Chevrolet
SSRSSingle State Registration System - U.S. Government
STScan Tool
STHonda Chassis Code: 2nd Generation Civic
STEFormula 1 Abbreviation: William Stevens
STRFormula 1 Abbreviation: Lance Stroll
SUIFormula 1 Abbreviation: Swiss Grand Prix
SULEVSuper Ultra Low Emission Vehicle - United States EPA
SUTFormula 1 Abbreviation: Adrian Sutil
SUVSports-Utility Vehicle
SVIASpecialty Vehicle Institute of America
SWEFormula 1 Abbreviation: Swedish Grand Prix
SvGShane van Gisbergen
T/ATrans Am - Pontiac
TBThrottle Body
TBPSTanker Ballistic Protection System - U.S. Army
TCTurboCharger
TCMTechnical Control Module
TCUTechnical Control Unit
TCUTelematic Control Unit
TCUVToyota Certified Used Vehicle - Toyota
TDCtop dead center
TDOTTennessee Department of Transportation
TGTop Gear
TGTractor Grader - Tire Sidewall Code Suffix
THORTest device for Human Occupant Restraint
TIMTCTrucking Industry Mobility & Technology Coalition
TLETire & Lube Express - Walmart
TLEVTransitional Low Emission Vehicle - California
TMCToyota Motor Corporation - Toyota
TMCATransportation Marketing & Communications Association
TMGTransamerican Manufacturing Group
TMMTXToyota Motor Manufacturing Texas
TMSToday's Motor Sports
TNCTransportation Network Company
TNTSSTNT Super Series
TPSThrottle Position Sensor
TPMSTire Pressure Monitoring System
TRAATowing and Recovery Association of America
TRALATruck Renting and Leasing Association
TRDToyota Racing Development - Toyota
TRUFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jarno Trulli
TRUTransport Refrigeration Unit
TSBTechnical Service Bulletin
TSCCTwin Swirl Combustion Chamber - Suzuki
TURFormula 1 Abbreviation: Turkish Grand Prix
TxDOTTexas Department of Transportation
UAUnintended Acceleration
UAICUnited Automobile Insurance Company
UAWUnited Auto Workers
UDOTUtah Department of Transportation
ULEVUltra Low Emission Vehicle - United States EPA
URJ200Lexus Model Code: 2008-____ LX570
URSUnified Registration System - U.S. Government
URS191Lexus Model Code: 2008–2011 GS460
URZ100Lexus Chassis Code: Lexus LC500
USAFormula 1 Abbreviation: United States Grand Prix
USALU.S. Automotive Leasing
USDMUnited States Domestic Market
USDOTUnited States Department of Transportation
USGPUnited States Grand Prix - Formula 1
USSTUnited States Super Truck
USWFormula 1 Abbreviation: United States Grand Prix West
UTIUniversal Technical Institute
UZJ100Lexus Model Code: 2000-2007 LX470
UZS160Lexus Model Code: 1998-2000 GS430
UZS161Lexus Model Code: 2001–2004 GS430
UZS190Lexus Model Code: 2006–2007 GS430
V10v-block, 10 cylinders
V12v-block, 12 cylinders
V16v-block, 16 cylinders
V2VVehicle-to-Vehicle
V4v-block, 4-cylinder
V6v-block, 6-cylinder
V8v-block, 8-cylinder
V8SAV8 Supercars Australia
VATire Sidewall Code Prefix: agricultural & logging
VAFVolume Air Flow
VANFormula 1 Abbreviation: Stoffel Vandoorne
VARDAValley Auto Race Drivers' Association
VBHonda Chassis Code: 1st Generation Civic
VCHonda Chassis Code: 2nd Generation Civic
VCCVeteran Car Club of Great Britain
VCCVoltage at the Common Collector
VCCVolvo Car Corporation
VCTVariable Cam Timing - Ford
VCUVehicle Control Unit
VDAVerband der Automobilindustrie
VDGFormula 1 Abbreviation: Giedo van der Garde
VDMERSVehicular Digital Multimedia Evidence Recording System
VDOTVirginia Department of Transportation
VELVariable valve Event and Lift - Nissan
VERFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jean-Éric Vergne
VERFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jos Verstappen
VESFormula 1 Abbreviation: Jos Verstappen
VETFormula 1 Abbreviation: Sebastian Vettel
VFTire Sidewall Code Prefix: agricultural tire to be operated at 40% higher load
VGRSVariable Gear Ratio Steering
VIICVehicle Infrastructure Integration Consortium
VINVehicle Identification Number
VIRVirginia International Raceway
VISVehicle Inspection Systems
VOQVehicle Owners' Questionnaire - NHTSA
VRTCVehicle Research and Test Center - NHTSA
VRVoltage Regulator
VSSVehicle Speed Sensor
VSSVoltage Source Source
VTEC-EVariable valve Timing with Electronic lift Control and Efficiency - Honda
VTECVariable valve Timing with Electronic lift Control - Honda
VTTIVirginia Tech Transportation Institute
VTransVermont Agency of Transportation
VVELVariable Valve Event and Lift - Nissan
VVT-iVariable Valve Timing w/intelligence - Toyota
VVTVariable Valve Timing
VVTL-iVariable Valve Timing and Lift w/intelligence - Toyota
VWVolkswagen
W12w-block, 12 cylinders - Volkswagen/Audi
W16w-block, 16 cylinders - Volkswagen/Audi/Bugatti
WAAIWomen's Automotive Association International
WAIWarm Air Intake
WARRSWeekend Warrior American Road Racing Series
WCOPMAWest Coast Outlaw Pro Mod Association
WDHonda Chassis Code: 2nd Generation Civic
WEBFormula 1 Abbreviation: Mark Webber
WECWorld Endurance Championship - FIA
WEHFormula 1 Abbreviation: Pascal Wehrlein
WIPWork In Progress
WOLFormula 1 Abbreviation: Susie Wolff
WOTWide Open Throttle
WRRWhite Roof Radio
WSDOTWashington Department of Transportation
WV-DOTWest Virginia Department of Transportation
WisDOTWisconsin Department of Transportation
WyDOTWyoming Department of Transportation
X3Hyundai Chassis Code: 1994–2000 Accent
XW10Toyota Chassis Code: 1997-2003 Toyota Prius
XW20Toyota Chassis Code: 2003-2009 Toyota Prius
XW30Toyota Chassis Code: 2009-2015 Toyota Prius
XW50Toyota Chassis Code: 2015-____ Toyota Prius
YAMFormula 1 Abbreviation: Sakon Yamamoto
YCC-IYamaha Chip Controlled Intake - Yamaha
YCC-TYamaha Chip Controlled Throttle - Yamaha
Z100Lexus Chassis Code: Lexus LC
ZARZeiu Automotive Resources
ZEVZero Emission Vehicle - United States EPA
ZF1Honda Chassis Code: JDM 2010-2012 CR-Z; USDM 2011-2013 CR-Z base, EX
ZMZZavolzhye Motorni Zavod - GAZ
ZVHChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZVIChrysler Group Sales Code: Right Front Spring
ZVJChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZVKChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZVLChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZVMChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZVNChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZVPChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZVRChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVSChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVSChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVTChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVUChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVVChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVWChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVXChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVYChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZVZChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWAChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWBChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWCChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWDChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWEChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWFChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWGChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWHChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWIChrysler Group Sales Code: Right Spring
ZWJChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWKChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWLChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWMChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWNChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWPChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZWRChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWSChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWTChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWUChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWVChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWWChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWXChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWYChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZWZChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXAChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXBChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXCChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXDChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXEChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXFChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXGChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXHChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXIChrysler Group Sales Code: Right Front Spring
ZXJChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXKChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXLChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZXRChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXSChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXTChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXUChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXVChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXWChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXXChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXYChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZXZChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYAChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYBChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYCChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYDChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYEChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYFChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYGChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYHChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYIChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYJChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYKChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYLChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYNChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZYRChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYSChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYTChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYUChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYVChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYWChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYXChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYYChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZYZChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZZAChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZBChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZCChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZDChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZEChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZFChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZGChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZHChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZJChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZKChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZLChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZMChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZNChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZPChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Front
ZZRChrysler Group Sales Code: Rear Spring Code/Spring - Right Rear
ZZSChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZZUChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZZVChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZZWChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZZXChrysler Group Sales Code: Spring - Right Rear
ZZZChrysler Group Sales Code: Test Code
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Toyota Unintended Acceleration Investigation Acronyms and Abbreviations (2011) - PDF - 2 pages

Joke "Acronyms"

Just for fun, here are some of the "real meanings" behind your favorite automobile brands & cars...

Acura - All Customers Undergo Repair Anxiety
Alfa Romeo - All Loosely Fitted Accessories Remain On Motorway Enraging Others
Aston Martin - Anglophiles Seek To Own, Now Many Are Really Trashy, I Notice
Audi - Accelerates Under Demonic Influence
Audi - Aging, Unfulfilled Dentists' Investment
Bentley - British Excess Needs To Leave Everywhere, Yesterday
BMW - Big Money Waster
BMW - Bought My Wife
BMW - Bring Money With
BMW - Broke My Wheels (for a crashed BMW, of course)
Bugatti - "Bangin' Underground Gangsta Attitude" Trumps Techy Image
Buick - Big Ugly Indestructible Car Killer
Cadillac - Can American Designers Invent Lovely Lines? Apparently, Can't.
Chevrolet - Cheap Hardly Effective Virtually Runs On Luck Every Time
Chevrolet - Cheap Heaps: Expect Very Routine Owner Letdowns, Excessive Trouble
Chevrolet - Constantly Having Every Vehicle Recalled Over Lousy Engineering Techniques
Chrysler - Can Hear Revs, Yet Sense Little Engine Reaction
CoT - Chassis Obliterates Tires (NASCAR Car of Tomorrow)
Dodge - Doddering Old Dudes Get Excited
Dodge - Drips Oil Drips Grease Everywhere
Ferrari - Fragile, Expensive Rides Repel All Reasonable Individuals
Fiat - Fix It Again, Tony
Fiat - Failed Italian Automotive Technology
Fiat - Feeble Italian Attempt at Transportation
Ford - First On Race Day
Ford - Fix Or Repair Daily
Ford - Flip Over, Read Directions
Ford - Found On Road Dead
Ford - Fucker Only Runs Downhill
Ford - Fuckin' Old Rebuilt DeSoto
Ford - Fuckin' Old Rebuilt Dodge
Geo - Good Engineering Overlooked
GM - Generally Miserable
GM - Great Mistake
GM - Garbage Motors
GM - Government Motors (referring to 2008 bailout)
GMC - Garage Mechanic's Curse
GMC - Got More Crap?
Holden - Has Oil Leaks, Dents, Engine Noise
Honda - Had One, Never Did Again
Honda - Has Only Normal, Dull Attributes
Hyundai - Hope You Understand Nothing's Driveable And Inexpensive
Hyundai - Hope You Understand No Dependable Autos Included
Jaguar - Jerks Are Giving Unasked Advice Regularly
Jaguar - Just Another Gearbox Under Annual Repair
Jeep - Just Eats Every Part
Jeep - Just Eats Every Penny
Jeep - Just Empty Every Pocket
Jeep - Just Expect Excessive Problems
Kia - Killed In Action
Kia - Korean Idiot's Attempt
Lamborghini - Less Able Men Buy Only Really Gaudy High-priced Italian Narcissism Implements
Land Rover - Lame Americans Need Dumb, Really Oversized Vehicles, England Realized
Lexus - Luxury Equipment Xeroxed, Used Seldom
Lincoln - Luxury Is Now Cheesy On Latest Navigators
Lotus - Lightness Out; Tubbiness Ubiquitous, Sadly
Maserati - Mechanically Adept Souls Expect Repairs All Times, Indefinitely
Maybach - Mercedes, And Yet Buyers Almost Completely Hypothetical
Mazda - Mainstream Ads, "Zoom-Zoom" Denote Apathy
Mercedes-Benz - Mechanical Engineers Regret Choices, Especially Designing Expensive Stuff, But Executives Need Zillions
Mini - Metrosexual Idiots Need Instructions
Mitsubishi - Mechanics Investigate Trouble, Some Understand, But It's Sure Had It
Mopar - Many Odd Parts Arranged Randomly
Mopar - Move Over People Are Racing
Mopar - Move Over Parts Are Rusting
Mopar - My Only Problems Are Repairs
Morgan - Merkin-Owning Rich Geezers Are - the) Norm
NASCAR - Non-Athletic Sport Centered Around Rednecks
Nissan - Nasty Import Styles Seem All Normal
Pagani - Prissy Aristocrats Gather Accumulated Net Income
Pontiac - Pontiac Owners Never Think It's A Cadillac
Pontiac - Ponderous, Old, Noisy— These Indicate Attributes, Clearly
Porsche - Pricks Or Rich Shitheads Can Have ‘Em
Prime (trucking company) - Please Rememeber I'm Missouri Educated
Rolls-Royce - Rich Old Lame Louts Still Run Over Your Childhood Expectations
Saab - Snobs And Arrogant Bastards
Saab - Stupid Assholes And Bitches
Saab - Shape Appears Ass-Backwards
Saab - Sadly Absent, Always Broken
Saturn - Slow And Tasteless: Upgrade Right Now!
Saturn - Simpletons Attracted To Unconventional Retail Network
Smart - Smug Men Are Really Tiny
Subaru - Shift Up, Because Always Revs Unnecessarily
Suzuki - Sadly Uninspired Zip Ultimately Kills It
Swift (trucking company) - Sure Wish I'd Finished Training
Swift (trucking company) - See What I Fucked-up Today
Tesla - Technology Excesses Seem Lame, Actually
Toyota - Totally Ordinary Yawn-Optimizing Tedious Autos
Volkswagen - Very Ordinary Looking Krautwagons Saddled With Apathetic German Engineering Now
Volvo - Very Odd Looking Vehicular Object
Volvo - Violation Of Law: Vehicular Obesity
VTEC - Virtually Torqueless Economy Car
VW - Virtually Worthless




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