Tag Archives: Vehicle Extrication

Hyundai Tucson Fuel Cell Vehicle FCV

2015 Hyundai Tucson FCV

Just like other Fuel Cell Vehicles, the Tucson Fuel Cell is currently being leased in select areas in California where fueling infrastructure is available. the vehicle will be available in other regions as fueling infrastructure becomes available.

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2016 Toyota Prius Body Structure (TNGA)

2016 Toyota Prius The fourth-generation Prius goes on sale this fall and will be the first to use the Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) modular platform. The use of highly flexible, modular platforms in the auto industry is a proven means of ...

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Toyota Mirai fuel cell vehicle

In my New Vehicle Technology class I have a section called “on the horizon” that highlights new vehicles that are going to hit the roads soon.  Toyota decided to use the Back to the Future date of October 21, 2015 ...

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Stabilization of Hover Vehicles

With today being the date that hover cars finally hit the market. Responders need to understand to how to properly stabilize a hover vehicle.

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Electric Corvette

First off, this electric Corvette is not a factory vehicle. A company named Genovation developed this Electric Powered C6 Corvette Z06.

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2016 Honda Pilot Body Structure

2016 Honda Pilot extrication safety

The Pilot’s body only contains 34.5 percent mild steel of 270 megapascals, and more than half of the full-size SUV is advanced-high-strength (590 MPa) or tougher steel around twice to five times as strong.

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2015 Porsche Cayman Airbags and Body Shell

Body Shell Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP) The Cayman models are equipped as standard with the Porsche Side Impact Protection System (POSIP). It comprises two side airbags on each side. An integral thorax airbag is located in the outer ...

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So calls like this never happen?

So calls like this never happen? Take a look at the pictures and start playing it out in your mind. How many vehicles, how many occupants or pedestrians? Is anyone trapped under a vehicle? Any fluids/fuel leaking? Lastly, do you have enough struts and platform to work on?

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2015 Bi-Fuel Impala (Rifle Round Tested, Bonfire Approved)

General Motors is adding the 2015 Bi-Fuel Impala to their alternative fuel vehicle lineup. As a Bi-Fuel, this vehicle will run off of gas and CNG. We are not kidding when we say Rifle Round Tested, Bonfire Approved.

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