Author Archives: Smitty

2020 Ford Escape Body Structure

The 2020 Ford Escape has a martensitic ultra-high-strength steel tubes running from the A-pillar to C-pillar in addition to other areas of the body structure. The martensitic roll-formed tube spanning from the A-pillar at the shotgun (The shotgun is the ...

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2019 Volvo S60 T8 Plug-in Hybrid

Body Structure The 2019 Volvo S60 body structure uses Boron steel which accounts for 33 percent of the car’s body weight.  Previous models used this Boron steel in up to 10 percent of the construction of its cars. Safety Systems The ...

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2019 Mazda3 Body Structure

Mazda North American Operations

Body Structure The all new 2019 Mazda3 is not out on the roads yet.  These models should hit the streets in the next few months. The next-generation 2019 Mazda3 boosts the amount of ultra-high-strength steel 980 megapascals or higher to ...

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