A CDE Definition
(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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