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AHSS Used in the Motor Trend Car of the Year – 2010 Ford Fusion

I have posted before about the 2010 Ford Fusion and how the vehicle incorporates cost-efficient lightweight steel for added protection and sleek design. With the 2010 Ford Fusion wining the Motor Trend Car of the Year award there will be ...

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2011 Ford Super Duty and Boron?

Remember all the boron and UHSS used in the 2009 F-150? Laser welding is used to mate the roof and body-side panels to the truck’s new roof structure. The roof structure is made from DP-780 super high-strength. The high-strength steel ...

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2010 Ford Edge UHSS?

The 2010 Ford Edge has earned a Top Safety Pick rating from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. That would mean there is some Ultra-high Strength Steel mixed in the body structure. Check back for what type of steel is ...

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2010 Ford Fusion Side Impact Protection

With the Ford Fusion one of the best selling cars in the US. Here are a few things to think about the Fusion’s side-protection elements. Two energy absorbing foam blocks between the inner door panels and interior trim, aligned with ...

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2010 Ford Fusion and Milan Hybrids Battery Location

High Voltage (HV) Battery The 2010 Fusion/Milan Hybrids have a 275-volt nickel-metal hydride HV battery, compared to the 330-volt battery on the first generation hybrids, but the battery is optimized so it produces 20% more power. Improved chemistry allows the ...

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Ford Flex Boron

The Ford Flex has a body structure that has been optimized with Boron side intrusion beams in the doors and other strategic use of high-strength boron steel and specially designed. The image below shows the side impact door beams. Ford ...

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Firefighters: Ford Uses Boron and Ultra-high Strength Steel

Like many other automakers, Ford uses boron and other ultra-high-strength lightweight steels in various structural areas on several of its current models. These models including the Ford Taurus, Flex, Mustang, Transit Connect, F-150 and Focus, as well as the Lincoln ...

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2010 Ford Taurus and Boron Steel

The content of ultra high-strength boron steel in the New 2010 Ford Taurus is no widely known. However, the B-pillar features ultra high-strength boron steel for added side impact protection. Another important feature to note about the body structure of ...

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2010 Ford Fusion High-Strength Steel

The New 2010 Ford Fusion gets some of its core strength from the use of lightweight high-strength steel in the body structure. The structure of the Fusion helps it withstand intrusion in many accidents, including the most common frontal and ...

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