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Vehicle related acronyms you may come across on this website and within the VIN reports
A/C - Air conditioning / Air compressor.
Blockchain - A list of records, called blocks, that are linked using cryptography.
CWS - Calculated Weight Safety.
Connected Report - An advanced information technology for data collection from connected vehicles.
Cryptocurrency - Internet-based medium of exchange (you can pay this way for the full history report).
Cv - CarVertical, the producer of our extended VIN Car history report.
DPF - Diesel Particulate Filter.
DTG - Drivetrain Geometry
DVLA - Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (UK Gov executive agency).
DVSA - Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (UK Gov executive agency.)
ECU - Electronic Control Unit - the heart of modern cars.
EGR - Exhaust Gas Recirculation.
EU - European Union.
FHP - Forged Hardened Processing (usually engine linings and related parts).
ISO 3779 - Standardization for the VIN Code content and structure.
ISO 3780 - Standardization for the VIN Code world manufacturer identifier (WMI) code structure.
NHTSA - National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
NMVTIS - National Motor Vehicle Title Information System.
Nox - Nitrogen Oxides - as produced from diesel and petrol engines.
TDI - Turbocharged Direct Injection.
VAG - Volkswagen Auto Group.
VDS - Vehicle Descriptor Section.
VIN - Vehicle Identification number.
VIS - Vehicle Identifier Section.
WMI - World Manufacturer Identifier.^