2018 Subaru XV Outback Advanced Ring-shaped Reinforcement Frame

2018 Subaru XV Outback Body Structure This advanced frame design incorporates high-tensile steel, connects the roof to the side pillars and the floor, and uses cross-members to create one super-strong structure that dissipates and diverts crash energy away from the ...

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2018 Kia Rio Body Structure

The 2018 Kia Rio is packed full of passive and active safety systems. The body structure has 30% more Advanced High-Strength Steel (AHSS) for increased rigidity.  Notice the increased use of AHSS (red) in the front of the vehicle near the firewall.  This material will not rip or tear during a dash lift or roll.  Something to keep in mind.

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2018 Kia Sportage Body Structure

2018 Kia Sportage The 2018 Sportage Kia unibody boasts chassis rigidity based on Advanced High-Strength Steel. With 51% AHSS, the Sportage is even stronger and lighter. Hot-stamped AHSS components in 14 core stress areas help provide maximum crash protection, better ...

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2018 Toyota C-HR Body Structure

The body structure on the 2018 Toyota C-HR includes a mix of different steels including the use of ultra-high-strength steel.

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2017 Volvo V90 Body Structure

 The good old days of notching the wheel well with the cutters on the lower A-pillar cut and letting the metal rip as the dash lifts are grinding to a halt.

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Cutting the Seat Belt Height Adjuster

The seat belt height adjuster is a common piece of equipment on passenger vehicles. The seat belt height adjuster can impede the cut of the upper b-pillar.

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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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