Tag Archives: Chevrolet

The Final Stop on the Chevrolet Volt Training

First off, my hat off the fine folks at GM, OnStar, and The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) for setting up and implementing a nationwide training program of First Responders on the new technologies in the Chevrolet Volt. This week is the final stop on a nationwide tour where more than 1,600 fire and emergency service leaders have been trained.

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2011 Chevrolet Cruze Safety Structure

The core structure of the 2011 Chevrolet Cruze is a unitary construction fabricated from steel beams, pressings and box sections, with an overall torsional rigidity of 17.66 KNm/degree of deflection. About 65% of the structure is composed of high-strength steels ...

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2011 Volt Body Structure High Strength Steel

General Motors has already conducted more than 50 crash tests of the 2011 Chevrolet Volt. Chevrolet expects Volt to achieve high safety ratings in government tests. With the Volt’s body structure made up of nearly 80 percent high-strength steel I would say ...

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2010 GMC Acadia, and Saturn Outlook

The GM Goodwrench site has finally updated with some new vehicle body structure information. Take a look at the image of the picture below to find where UHSS is used on this vehicle platform. No surprise that the body side ...

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2010 Chevrolet Malibu High-Strength Steel

The 2010 Chevrolet Malibu safety features include high-strength steel safety cage as seen below. Additional features related to the safety cage include: Side-door beams that help reduce penetration into the passenger compartmentduring shallow-angle side collisions Side-impact, cross-car beams are designed ...

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