Tag Archives: Airbag

2011 BMW X5 Body Structure and Airbags

The 2006-2011 BMW X5 has a highly rigid body structure for maxium occupant protection is made with Ultra High Strength Steel. The passive safety features in this vehicle are passed on via the engine supports and chassis along various load paths which diverts the energy away from the passenger cell.

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2011 Peugeot 3008 Body Structure

The 2009 to 2011 Peugeot 3008 Body Structure is a well built vehicle. The 3008 is a crossover with a reinforced structure to protect its occupants with its rigid body. Notice the reinforcements in the front door?

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2011 Hyundai Equus Body Structure

The 2011 Hyundai Equus unibody structure made from ultra-high-strength steel with energy-dispersing crumple zones that forms the core of the passive safety system. The Equus also has 9 airbags.   Make sure you start thinking about Kness airbags, because this Hyundai has one.  ...

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2011 Hyundai Genesis Body Structure

The body structure of the 2011 Hyundai Genesis is made from an Ultra High Strength Steel (UHSS) uni-body.  This is the first line of defense for the passengers inside the Genesis’s cabin.  Hyundai has engineered advanced crumple zones to absorb and redirect forces ...

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OnStar, GM will give Volt first responder training

The Detroit News has an article today about GM’s plan to offer training to first responders.  I spoke with Ron Moore last month from Firehouse.com’s University of Extrication and he told me that he recently visited the GM proving grounds ...

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