Tag Archives: Airbags

2020 BMW 2 Series Safety Systems

Here is the new 2020 BMW 2 Series. Like most vehicles out of Germany, this one is packed with system features, airbags, pedestrian protection active system, and maybe even the kitchen sink.

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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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2019 Volvo S60 T8 Plug-in Hybrid

Body Structure The 2019 Volvo S60 body structure uses Boron steel which accounts for 33 percent of the car’s body weight.  Previous models used this Boron steel in up to 10 percent of the construction of its cars. Safety Systems The ...

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2017 Acura NSX Emergency Response Guide

Acura published their Emergency Response Guide for the 2017 Acura NSX. Like many high end vehicles, the new NSX has several features that are not common for firefighters to found in the vehicle the masses drive on the roads. Below are several Cliff Note versions of the Emergency Response Guide.

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When Airbags Activate and When Airbags Do Not

Every wonder why at some scenes the airbags are not deployed?

Airbags In a multiple-impact collision, airbags are designed to deploy if the first impact when severe enough for the computer to active the system. In the example below, if the first collision were severe enough to activate the front airbags, ...

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2016 Kia Sorento Body Structure

The 2016 Sorento body structure is made of 53% advanced high-strength steel, as well as advanced airbags and seat-belt systems.

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