Tag Archives: Vehicle Extrication

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

The 2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid, which uses technology from the Chevrolet Volt, will offer a General Motors-estimated 48 mpg city, 45 mpg highway – and 47 mpg combined, unsurpassed in the segment.

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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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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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2016 Nissan Titan XD Body Structure

The 2016 Nissan Titan XD has a unique reinforcement that firefighters need to be aware of. In the picture below, note the red reinforcement that runs from the rocker panel to the top of the B-pillar. This type of tubular shaped reinforcement, in the past, was typically found in convertible vehicles.

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2016 Lexus RC Body Structure

The 2016 Lexus RC Body Structure dissipates the force of a collision, crumple zones in the front and rear are intentionally designed to compress at a controlled rate to help protect occupants within the more rigid passenger compartment.

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