Tag Archives: UHSS

2020 Acura MDX Sport Hybrid (Body Structure)

This post will be a two part series about the 2020 Acura MDX Hybrid. The first post, will cover the body structure and airbag locations. The second, will be the hybrid systems and shutdown procedures.

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2018 Honda Odyssey Body Structure

The 2018 Honda Odyssey increased the use of high strength steels which helped the vehicle shed 75 pounds of weight. Honda used the highly innovative, next-generation Advanced Compatibility Engineering™ (ACE™) in the body structure.

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2017 Audi Q5 Body Structure

Audi knocked nearly 200 pounds off some versions of its popular Q5 by using higher-strength steels and some aluminum.

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2016 Honda Civic Body Structure

b-pillar extrication

The 2016 Honda Civic Body Structure has several unique features that responders should know about. Besides a body structure made up of an increased percentage of Ultra-High Strength Steel (UHSS)

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2016 Cadillac SRX Body Structure and Airbags

2015 Cadillac SRX Body Structure and Airbags

The 2016 Cadillac SRX has a safety cage built from ultra-high-strength steel, with crumple zones positioned to help absorb and manage crash energy. Six standard airbags, including front- and second-row outboard head-curtain side-impact airbags.

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2014 Volkswagen Touareg Body Structure

Volkswagen Touareg

The 2014 VW Touareg body structure is packed full of reinforced steel. Take a look at the screenshot from Moditech’s Crash Recovery System.

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Need a great image for an extrication training PowerPoint?

2015 Chevrolet Colorado PowerPoint presentation.

Looking for a great image to update your extrication PowerPoint presentation?  Here is a very large high definition image of the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado.  It shows where press hardened steel and UHSS is used.  You can zoom in on the ...

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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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