Continental Teves' Five-millionth Electronic Stability Control Module, 2002

Summary

Modern cars contain electronic devices and microprocessors to help drivers safely operate their vehicles. One such device is an electronic stability program unit. The unit uses computers, sensors and other car safety features to help control the car though sudden turns and stops and to help prevent rollovers. Continental Teves, Inc. manufactured this five-millionth module in 2002.

Modern cars contain electronic devices and microprocessors to help drivers safely operate their vehicles. One such device is an electronic stability program unit. The unit uses computers, sensors and other car safety features to help control the car though sudden turns and stops and to help prevent rollovers. Continental Teves, Inc. manufactured this five-millionth module in 2002.

Artifact

Electronic stability control module

Date Made

01 November 2002

Driving America
 On Exhibit

at Henry Ford Museum in Driving America

Object ID

2002.149.1

Credit

From the Collections of The Henry Ford. Gift of Continental Teves.

Material

Metal
Wood (Plant material)
Brass (Alloy)
Plastic (Organic material)

Technique

Engraving (Action)

Dimensions

Height: 9.125 in

Width: 9.75 in

Length: 16 in

Inscriptions

brass plate mounted to module: FORD (logo) / 2L14-2C405-BA / CONTINENTAL TEVES / 5 MILLIONTH ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM / NOVEMBER 1, 2002 / MORGANTON, NORTH CAROLINA

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