Tag Archives: Body in White

2020 Ford Escape Body Structure

The 2020 Ford Escape has a martensitic ultra-high-strength steel tubes running from the A-pillar to C-pillar in addition to other areas of the body structure. The martensitic roll-formed tube spanning from the A-pillar at the shotgun (The shotgun is the ...

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2016 Opel Astra Body Structure

The 2016 Opel Astra will feature a lightweight body structure with total weight savings up to 200 kg from the previous generation. The bodyshell (body-in-white) and structure is 20% lighter because of lightweight high-strength and ultra-high-strength steel.

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2015 Lexus NX Body Structure

2015 Lexus NX Body Structure

The body structure of the combines extensive use of high-tensile steel (up to 980Mpa) with aluminium. That steel can be found in strategic areas such as the centre pillar hinge reinforcement, outer rockers and roof crossmembers – all of which are ...

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2015 Volvo XC90 Body Structure

2015 Volvo XC90 Body Structure

Here is a look at the 2015 Volvo XC90 Body Structure and other safety features. To help keep the occupant space inside intact in a crash, the all-new XC90 has literally been made stronger in every sense. This is achieved ...

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2015 Cadillac Escalade Body Structure

2015 Cadillac Escalade Body Structure

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade body structure  has a fully boxed frame composed of more than 75 percent high-strength steel.  The safety cage constructed using ultra-high-strength steel alloys.  Like most luxury vehicles, the Escalade has acoustic front glass which means laminated glass. ...

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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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