Tag Archives: BIW

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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2015 Chevrolet Malibu Body Structure (CRS)

Checkout the screenshot from Moditech's Crash Recovery System. Crash Recovery System clearly indicates that the body structure has very strong steel.

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2014 Acura RLX Sport Hybrid

Boron Steel B-pillar

The Honda Emergency Response Guide for the 2014 Acura RLX Hybrid Electric Vehicle provides a good amount of information for dealing with this vehicle during an extrication or vehicle accident.

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2015 Lexus NX Body Structure

2015 Lexus NX Body Structure

The body structure of the combines extensive use of high-tensile steel (up to 980Mpa) with aluminium. That steel can be found in strategic areas such as the centre pillar hinge reinforcement, outer rockers and roof crossmembers – all of which are ...

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2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Body Structure

Aluminum and high-strength steel body structure

So what is different about the body structure in the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S-Class? Greater use of aluminum and ultra-high-strength steel, advanced lightweight materials such as extruded and cast aluminum, diecast magnesium, metal-polymer hybrids.

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2014 Chevrolet Equinox Body Structure

Here's a quick look at the 2014 Chevrolet Equinox Body Structure. A screenshot from Moditech's Crash Recovery System shows airbag and batteries locations.

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2015 Volvo XC90 Body Structure

2015 Volvo XC90 Body Structure

Here is a look at the 2015 Volvo XC90 Body Structure and other safety features. To help keep the occupant space inside intact in a crash, the all-new XC90 has literally been made stronger in every sense. This is achieved ...

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2015 Cadillac Escalade Body Structure

2015 Cadillac Escalade Body Structure

The 2015 Cadillac Escalade body structure  has a fully boxed frame composed of more than 75 percent high-strength steel.  The safety cage constructed using ultra-high-strength steel alloys.  Like most luxury vehicles, the Escalade has acoustic front glass which means laminated glass. ...

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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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