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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2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

Boron Steel B-pillar

The Honda Emergency Response Guide for the 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid Electric Vehicle provides a good amount of information for dealing with this vehicle during an extrication or vehicle accident.

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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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2014 Chevrolet Equinox Body Structure

Here's a quick look at the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox Body Structure. A screenshot from Moditech's Crash Recovery System shows airbag and batteries locations.

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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 Volkswagen Touareg Body Structure

Volkswagen Touareg

The 2014 VW Touareg body structure is packed full of reinforced steel. Take a look at the screenshot from Moditech’s Crash Recovery System.

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2015 Volkswagen Passat Body Structure

2015 Volkswagen Passat Body Structure BIW

The 2015 Volkswagen Passat Body Structure will be 85 kg lighter than its predecessor thanks to the use of high-strength, hot-formed steel and aluminium in certain areas.

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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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