2017 Buick Lacrosse Body Structure

The NHSTA and IIHS have tougher roof-crush standards that are met with thinner-section A-pillars that use patch-welded blanks where a super-stiff U-channel gets welded to a lighter-gauge material before it’s stamped into the rough shape of the A-pillar.

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2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV Utilizes Advanced High-Strength Steel Frame and has 10 airbags.

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Brake Energy Regeneration Systems

Here’s an easy way to understand ultracapacitors compared to batteries. The ultracapacitor is like a booster tank hooked up to a deckgun.

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Rescue Openings

Extrication Tips

The Weber Rescue and Rescue Days Facebook pages are a most follow for rescuers around the world. If you need the text translated into a different language, Facebook makes it as simple as selecting the "See Translation" link in the posting.

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2016 Chevrolet Spark Body Structure(s)

Every year in the Detroit area. The Steel Market Development Institute hosts their annual Great Designs in Steel where automotive leaders present leading and cutting edge uses of steel in the auto industry.

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Diablo Blade vs Carbon Fiber Indycar

Indy Car Extrication INDY 500 Rescue

After posting about the BMW i8 with a carbon fiber body structure, Peter Fiset from Holmatro USA sent me this video cutting carbon fiber/honeycomb aluminum/carbon fiber.

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