This paper describes microprocessor technology as it may be applied to the automobiles of the future. The microprocessor requirements described in this paper were generated as a result of the evaluation of the Alpha IV vehicle system which utilizes a solid-state, digital 4-bit, microprocessor. The control functions performed include: Cruise Control, Four-Wheel-Lock Control, Traction Control, Speed Warning, Speed Limiting, Ignition Spark Advance and Dwell, Automatic Door Locks, and Anti-Theft System. The display functions include: Speedometer (both analog and digital), Odometer, Trip Odometer, Tachometer, Clock, and Elapsed Time. /GMRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • JONES, T O
    • Schlax, T R
    • Colling, R L
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127190
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE #750432
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jan 14 1976 12:00AM