Tag Archives: Body Structure

2018 Chevrolet Equinox Body Structure

2018 Chevrolet Equinox boosts advanced high-strength steel UHSS

The 2018 Equinox body structure contains 11 percent ultra-high-strength steel, up from 10 percent, creating a tough, light safety cage around the occupants.

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2017 Cadillac XT5 Body Structure

The 2017 Cadillac XT5 aced the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) crashed testing by earning the Top Safety Pick+ (TSP+) when equipped with optional front crash prevention.

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2017 Jeep Renegade Body Structure

Here is a good look at the 2017 Jeep Renegade Body Structure. Look at the image below and then follow up with the crash test images. This will give you an idea one reason

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2017 Audi Q5 Body Structure

Audi knocked nearly 200 pounds off some versions of its popular Q5 by using higher-strength steels and some aluminum.

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2017 BMW i3 Bigger HV Battery

2017 BMW i3

The 2017 BMW i3 Gets New 94 Ah Cells, Good For 33 kWh Of Energy and a range of 114 Miles. The passenger cell of the BMW i3 is made almost entirely from carbon.

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2017 Lincoln Continental Body Structure

The 2017 Lincoln Continental has a strong body structure in the typical locations. Front Structure is based on the Fusion design and uses

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Cutaway

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid cutaway

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid 16 kWh for the battery and 30 miles as the driving range because that is the market this vehicle is targeting.

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2016 XC90 Volvo Body Structure

When I was at the Great Designs in Steel Expo in May, Henric Lindberg from the Volvo Car Corporation presented AHSS Technologies in the 2016 Volvo XC90. The additional amount of UHSS/Boron steels in the GEN II version of the XC90 were highlighted.

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2017 Acura NSX Emergency Response Guide

Acura published their Emergency Response Guide for the 2017 Acura NSX. Like many high end vehicles, the new NSX has several features that are not common for firefighters to found in the vehicle the masses drive on the roads. Below are several Cliff Note versions of the Emergency Response Guide.

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2017 Chrysler Pacifica Body Structure

The 2017 Chrysler Pacifica has a body structure that varies thickness and reinforcements. Tailored blanks are used to provide different thicknesses.

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