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French to English Automotive / Cars & Trucks Translation Glossary

French term English translation
accord études design agreement
au stade de vie du véhicule lanceur current condition of the launch vehicle
avec chaine cinématique décondamnée with the drive chain unlocked
encrange floor anchor(ing)
essai de tenue du collage des glaces lens adhesion test
inhibée en série deactivated/inhibited in standard models
passage en Neutre mécanique avant ou arrière transition to forward or reverse through Mechanical neutral
Phases de Vie Parasitantes Phases Causing Interferences
position de retournement reversal point
prise de consigne set-point input / setting
Qualité Batterie VE Electric vehicle battery quality control technician
roulette tarée preset hand/manual roller
VO UV
"entretiens de Bichat" symposium, experts' forum
"fiche amiral" or "fiche amirale" AMIRAL card
Entered by: IanDhu
(Assistance alléatoire critique de direction) critical random power-assisted steering (input)
(bouton poussoir) de type affleurant flush button
Entered by: Tony M
(Les conditions de livraison) proto et PR prototypes and spare parts
Entered by: Gary Key
(plot) aérolique aeraulic (connection, pin, block)
Entered by: Yolanda Broad
(revêtements de peinture sur pièces dites) de "robe" ou de "carrosserie" carrosserie / robe = body
Entered by: Gary Key
2+2 places 4-seater
615Nm de couple... 1.600t/m 615 Nm of torque...1600 rpm
a la température de pointe de classe at peak temperature
A neuf as new (when new)
a respecté son timing initial to conform to the announced/initial schedule
Entered by: Mark Nathan
a suivi la genèse des modèles the conception/development/arrival of the models
a-coups de transmission transmission (GB) / drive line (US) jerks or jolts or bumps
abbreviation: IP IP interprofessionnel = IP inter-professional
Accélération à +/- 0.6 g pour VU VU = véhicule utilitaire = LCV
Entered by: Gary Key
Accord Démarrage Organe Série approval to start component / unit production
Achat de Prestation Intellectuelle Purchase of intellectual services
Entered by: Lanna Castellano
acier nitruré nitrided (nitrated) steel
actionneurs de boîte mécanique pilotée. Automated gearbox actuators
activer la sortie si la remorque est présente pressing the brake pedal will set the output to "1" if the trailer is present
actuateur d’engagement de traction à quatre roues motrices 4WD engagement actuator
Entered by: Paula Price
acyclisme moteur engine acyclism
adaptatifs moteur motor settings
admission dynamique dynamic intake
adoquins cobble stones
Entered by: Etienne Wallace
affleurage \"flush\" wheels/flush fitting
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