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Subaru, UHSS, and Boron

After several request for information on the Boron and Ultra-high Strength Steel (UHSS) used in Subaru vehicles I decided to put together a post. Subaru is well known for the use of Boron and UHSS so I steered cleared of ...

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2010 Jeep Compass UHSS

Jeep has engineered crush zones to divert and dissipate impact energy away from the passenger compartment. The safety cage structure and front crumple zones of the Compass absorb energy during a front impact. During a side impact, the door guard ...

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Nissan Zone Body Construction

Honda has the Advanced Compatibility Engineering (ACE) body structure and Nissan has what they call Zone Body construction. It would make Firefighter’s lives easier if every automaker designed their vehicle around one body structure concept, but that is not the ...

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2007+ Jeep Compass

The higher weight-to-strength ratio of high-strength steel allowed us to develop a body-in-white safety cage that meets more aggressive front-, side- and rear-impact requirements, but without the added weight of regular steel,” Liddane added. “Hot-stamped steel used on the A- ...

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