Tag Archives: Boron

2015 Audi S1 Sportback Body Structure

Extrication

Extrication Training The 2015 Audi S1 Sportback body structure makes use of extensive amounts of high-strength (including ultra-high, hot-stamped) steels, as well as aluminum.  The mostly aluminum shell with hot stamped, high-strength steel forming floors and bulkhead is really nothing new ...

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2015 Ford Transit Body Structure

The 2015 Ford Transit is built with unibody construction. The Transit unibody is lightweight and also highly durable, engineered with high-strength and boron steel. Something to keep in mind is the seating capacity. The Transit “Wagon” seat 8  to 15-passenger ...

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2014 Ford Fusion Body Structure

The 2014 Ford Fusion has an unique body structure.  We covered the 2013 Ford Fusion last year here, but felt the need to update the material on the Fusion.  The A-Pillar design stretches to the C-pillar and joins all 3 pillars ...

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New XC90 Volvo Body Structure

Here is an interesting fact. Seven percent of the safety cage in the original XC90 was made of hot-formed boron steel. The structure in the upcoming cars built on the new Scalable Product Architecture (SPA) feature over 40 per cent hot-formed steel,

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2012 Jeep Patriot Body Structure

Check out the body structure and safety features in the 2012 Jeep Patriot. Advanced multistage front airbags that adjust airbag output to crash severity Supplemental side-curtain front and rear airbags+ offer side protection for all of the outboard occupants Available supplemental front ...

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