Tag Archives: Body Structure

2016 Nissan Maxima Body Structure

Look at the 2016 Nissan Maxima Body Structure and take notice of the Ultra-high strength steel (1180 MPa) used in the b-pillar. The base of the b-pillar, below the reinforcement is not UHSS. Remember two rules when cutting b-pillars on late model vehicles:

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2015 Mercedes Benz GLA250 Body Structure

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA, has 73 percent of the bodyshell is comprised of high-strength and ultra-high-strength steels. In the area of the side roof frame and the new C-ring structure in the rear, hot-formed steels are used – ensuring the highest strength category possible for body steels.

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So calls like this never happen?

So calls like this never happen? Take a look at the pictures and start playing it out in your mind. How many vehicles, how many occupants or pedestrians? Is anyone trapped under a vehicle? Any fluids/fuel leaking? Lastly, do you have enough struts and platform to work on?

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