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2019 Dodge Ram Body Structure

Body Structure The 2019 Dodge Ram truck has a mix of different steels.  A new trend in B-pillar design is using a weaker grade of steel in the lower area as seen in the the picture below. Steel Used Steel-intensive, ...

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2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid (Body Structure)

This post will be a two part series about the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid. The first post, will cover the body structure and airbag locations. The second, will be the hybrid systems and shutdown procedures.

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2019 Buick Regal Active-Hood Pedestrian Safety System

Buick’s latest rebranded European import is not a car or SUV, but rather a new safety system meant to protect pedestrians in case of an accident. It’s called the Active-Hood system and it will make its debut in the U.S. ...

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2019 Mercedes G-Class Body Structure

A body-in-white using a variety of steels and some aluminum exterior elements helped the next-generation 2019 Mercedes G-Class shed 375 pounds compared to its predecessor.

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2019 Dodge Ram 1500 eTorque

The 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 eTorque basically has an electrical generator and not a true alternator. The eTorque technology provides the electricity for the vehicle.

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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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