A simple car has as many as 3000 different components, each of which designed separately to work in perfect coherence with each other. Complicated? Yet an interesting facts!
Let us peek into the ‘black box’ and study a slight more than we already know about vehicle. A vehicle can broadly be seen as comprising of four main sections-
* Vehicle Frame
* Covering body (including interiors in case of four wheelers)
* Suspension, brakes & wheels
These sections are further made of millions of small and big components. Thanks to the fact, the auto parts and components industry is a big industry in itself, and is considered separate from Automobiles industry in economic studies and various other practical purposes.
Here are the general parts of the auto:
Steering, Suspension and Tires
and Other Car Parts
You can read more at Understanding Auto Parts