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2014 Lexus IS Body Structure

The 2014 Lexus IS has a bunch of different manufacturing methods. Use of body adhesive bonding and laser screw welding are just a few. The body adhesive bonding should be nothing new to readers of this site. But laser screw ...

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2015 Audi S1 Sportback Body Structure

Extrication

Extrication Training The 2015 Audi S1 Sportback body structure makes use of extensive amounts of high-strength (including ultra-high, hot-stamped) steels, as well as aluminum.  The mostly aluminum shell with hot stamped, high-strength steel forming floors and bulkhead is really nothing new ...

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2015 Ford Transit Body Structure

The 2015 Ford Transit is built with unibody construction. The Transit unibody is lightweight and also highly durable, engineered with high-strength and boron steel. Something to keep in mind is the seating capacity. The Transit “Wagon” seat 8  to 15-passenger ...

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2014 Opel Cascada Body Structure

The 2014 Opel Cascada body structure has some unique features.  The A-pillars are press hardened and they conceal hard rolled steel reinforcement bars that reach down below the doors.  At the rear, the rollover bars are anchored in the strongest ...

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2014 GMC Yukon Body Structure

2014 GMC Yukon Body Structure

Six standard airbags. They include: driver and right front-passenger front airbags with a passenger sensing system; head curtain side-impact air bags in the front and rear outboard seating positions with a rollover sensor. Seat mounted side-impact driver and right front-passenger ...

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2014 Chevrolet Malibu Safety Cage

2014 Chevrolet Malibu Safety Cage BIW

The 2014 Chevrolet Malibu include an ultra-high-strength steel safety cage. The Malibu is loaded with 10 air bags for maximum driver and passenger protection. Checkout the screenshots below from Moditech’s Crash Recovery System (CRS) that show all the UHSS. The 2014 ...

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