Automotive Terms Dictionary
After James Watt, Scottich (1736-1819). The watt is a unit of power, also described as the time rate of energy delivery of conversion.
After Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German (1804-1891). The weber is a unit of magnetic flux.
That portion of the total weight of a vehicle, including equipment and payload, that will be supported by each axle and tire. Proper distribution of total vehicle weight is critical to the service life of components such as the frame, axles, springs, bearings, and tires and therefore one of the most important requirements in selecting the right truck for your customer's particular job.
Distance, center to center, from front axle to rear axle. Wheelbase is important because it indicates available body length and weight distribution between front and rear axles.
The price, based on auction results or retailer trade reports, that a retailer expects to pay for a vehicle.
an intermediary which sells to other intermediaries, such as a firm that buys from a manufacturer and sells to a retailer.
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