Tag Archives: Crash Recovery System

2012 Chevrolet Sonic Body Structure

The body structure of the all-new 2012 Chevrolet Sonic sedan and hatchback. Nearly 60 percent of the body structure, as well as the four-mount hydro-formed engine cradle, use high-strength steel. Ultra-high-strength steel is strategically integrated in the forward portion of the rockers and the center cross bar.

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Moditech Extrication Training Magnet Labels

So you cannot get a late model vehicle with all the new airbags with the hidden stored gas inflators. Not to mention all the Ultra-High Strength Steel (UHSS) used in the body structures. No problem! Moditech has created a very simple training tool that can be used as an evolution evolves.

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV (Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle)

MiEV is an acronym for Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle and it is a five-door hatchback electric car and is the electric version of the Mitsubishi i. There is not an Emergency Response Guide (ERG) for the North America version yet because the 2012 model is the first year sold in the United States. The information below is taken from the European market, well the Germany ERG for the 2011 Mitsubishi MiEV. The US version will have some changes, but expect most of the vehicle to remain unchanged.

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Emergency Response Guides

Make sure you check out all the Emergency Response Guides (ERG) that are available on this site. Just click the “Emergency Response Guides” tab at the top. The 2012 ERGs should start being released from the automakers anytime and as soon as the documents are available there will be a link available for you to download the pdf files.

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Free Rescues Cards For Your Phone, Thanks Opel!

One day after I posted about an app for iPhones and iPads called Extraction Zones I ran across a rescue website that can be used on any Smartphone connected to the internet. Another European automaker, Opel, stepped up to the plate and put an extremely useful rescue tool in the hands of many first responders for free! Opel put Rescue Cards that contain information for some 60 models from 1991 to present on a mobile portal that can be used on any Smartphone which has access to the Internet. This free mobile service is available in 10 European languages and enables rescue crews to access important information instantly.

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Moditech February 2011 Newsletter, The Inflatable Seatbelt Airbag

First off, if you do not recieve the Moditech Newsletter than go straight to their website and sign up for it! Acheive newsletters as far back as 2006 as also availible on their website. Take advantage of the free very useful information that Moditech Rescue Solutions provides in the newsletter. While you are at the Moditech Site, make sure you take a look at the Crash Recovery System (CRS).

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