Tag Archives: Extrication

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 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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Mercedes-Benz Electric Truck etruck

Mercedes-Benz premiered the urban eTruck this week. The eTruck is a local zero emissions and quiet short-radius distribution truck. While the truck is not on the streets yet. It paints a picture of the future of new trucks that will be in use in the future.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C450 Sedan Body Structure

The body structure of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz C450 uses a larger amount of aluminum along with high-strength and ultrahigh-strength steel, the front fenders, hood, doors, trunklid and roof panel are made of aluminum.

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2018 Audi A5 Coupe Body Structure

Anyone who changes their own oil knows that automakers are covering the bottom-side (AKA the Dirty Side) with plastic panels to improve airflow which translates into better fuel economy. These plastic panels can

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