Extrication

Cutting the Seat Belt Height Adjuster

The seat belt height adjuster is a common piece of equipment on passenger vehicles. The seat belt height adjuster can impede the cut of the upper b-pillar.

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2018 Honda Odyssey Body Structure

The 2018 Honda Odyssey increased the use of high strength steels which helped the vehicle shed 75 pounds of weight. Honda used the highly innovative, next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) in the body structure.

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2018 Audi A8 Body Structure

Body Structure Luxury automakers have a history using different materials in their vehicles. The body structure of the Audi A8 combines four different lightweight design materials – a mix of aluminum, steel, magnesium and carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP). A high-strength ...

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Body Structure

2018 Chevrolet Equinox boosts advanced high-strength steel UHSS

The 2018 Equinox body structure contains 11 percent ultra-high-strength steel, up from 10 percent, creating a tough, light safety cage around the occupants.

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2017 Cadillac XT5 Body Structure

The 2017 Cadillac XT5 aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crashed testing by earning the Top Safety Pick+ (TSP+) when equipped with optional front crash prevention.

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2017 Jeep Renegade Body Structure

Here is a good look at the 2017 Jeep Renegade Body Structure. Look at the image below and then follow up with the crash test images. This will give you an idea one reason

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2017 Audi Q5 Body Structure

Audi knocked nearly 200 pounds off some versions of its popular Q5 by using higher-strength steels and some aluminum.

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2017 Porsche Panamera Body Structure

The 2017 Porsche Panamera body structure is the first car built using VW Group’s MSB platform architecture. The hood, front fenders, body side panels, and roof are all aluminum. The basic structure comprises a mix of aluminum and high-strength steels.

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