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power steering

a form of steering used on vehicles, where the torque applied to the steering wheel is augmented by engine power

power steering

[′pau̇·ər ‚stir·iŋ]
(mechanical engineering)
A steering control system for a propelled vehicle in which an auxiliary power source assists the driver by providing the major force required to direct the road wheels.
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In early 1997 power assisted steering was made standard, so it's absolutely no trouble to manoeuvre around town.
Other features include power assisted steering and automatically activated hazard warning lights in the event of sudden braking.
The upgrading includes power assisted steering, central locking, front and rear electric windows, electric door mirrors and split folding rear seats.
Power assisted steering, electric windows, electrically heated and demisted door mirrors, radio with remote satellite control at the steering wheel and tinted windows may read like the specifications of an executive car but they are all features available on Kangoo in order to keep the most important cargo - the driver - comfortable.
It even has twin airbags, power assisted steering, stereo radio/cassette player and a 60/40 split folding rear seat all fitted as standard.
The Ford Ka Style is priced at a competitive pounds 6,995, and boasts a range of features including power assisted steering, driver's airbag, premium radio cassette player, unique trim combinations and bodycolour bumpers.
"Ford India is extending its existing voluntary Field Service Action (FSA) and will recall the remaining batches of Ford Figo and Ford Classic models to inspect them for potential issues related to the Rear Twist Beam (RTB) and the Power Assisted Steering (PAS) Hose," Ford India said in a statement adding that "This is to ensure the safety and satisfaction of our customers by inspecting and replacing any potentially affected parts as required...
Other features are a 'Powershift' dual-clutch automated gearbox, a 180 bhp GTDi engine, EPAS (Electric Power Assisted Steering), a 'DRIVe-Mode' fuel economy mode, flat under-body panels and automatic engine start-stop for stop-and-go traffic.
Vauxhall has also set up a substantial fleet of automatic transmission Corsas fitted with power assisted steering, and with varying levels of adaptation, for use by the British School of Motoring to teach disabled drivers.
The new entry-level S model includes driver and passenger airbags, ABS, power assisted steering and central door locking, with the SE adding side airbags, keyless entry system, heated door mirrors with electric operation of the passenger door mirror, and a rev counter.
Style is priced at a pounds 6995, and boasts a range features including power assisted steering, drivers airbag, premium radio cassette player, unique trim combinations and the highly sought after bodycolour bumpers.
The six cars are Proton Satria 1.3 Li City Specials which are available in solid red only and come complete with body coloured bumpers, front skirt and rear spoiler, Clarion fitted stereo cassette system, driver's airbag, tilt/slide sunroof, engine immobiliser, power assisted steering, roof spoiler, side impact protection and tinted glass.

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