Tag Archives: BIW

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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Guidelines for Rescue Services Passenger Cars

I wish every automaker would make a detailed extrication handbook for their vehicles. Most provide a basic guide for the hazards in their vehicles. However, Mercedes-Benz has gone above and beyond. Take a look at the link below. The Mercedes-Benz ...

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2010 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain UHSS and Dual Phase Steel

The 2010 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain are packed full of UHSS and Dual Phase Steel.   4.  A-Pillar and Roof Rail Reinforcement – Dual Phase Steel 10. Center Reinforcement Pillar Replacement – Dual Phase Steel 13. Side Door Impact Beams – ...

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What is a Body in White (BIW)?

Today I want to focus on a little terminolgy. First off, BIW stands for Body in White . All activities in the production of a Vehicle Body or Shell before it goes to the Paint shop are done in a ...

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