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ECU

(Electronic Control Unit) An automotive electronics module that contains an embedded system. Today's vehicles may have 75 or more ECUs that control just about everything, including the operation of the engine, transmission, doors, windows, airbags and the user interface. See embedded system, automotive Ethernet and hardware-in-the-loop.
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TABLE 2 EU GDP, Debt, and Percentage of GDP 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 GDP(*) 5861.3 5876.0 6168.5 6413.4 6727.7 7007.7 Debt(*) 3510.8 3794.2 4138.9 4483.1 4843.0 5056.6 Debt/GDP % 59.9 64.6 67.1 69.9 72.0 72.2 Deficit/GDP % 5.2 6.3 5.5 7.2 4.7 3.5 Note: * denotes European currency units (ECUs) in billions.
Indeed, in 1992 the European Commission estimated that the aggregate cost of converting EU currencies approached 20 million European Currency Units (about 0.5 of one per cent of Union GDP) per year (CEC, 1992).
In absolute spending terms, France is the leader at 685 million ECUs (European Currency Units), followed by Britain at 572 million, Germany at 421 million, Italy at 363 million, Denmark at 69 million, the Netherlands at 39 million and Ireland at 36 million.

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