Tag Archives: Chevrolet

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Body Structure

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV Take a look at the body structure and the high voltage battery enclosure of the 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV. The body structure has Pres Hardened Steel (PHS) in the roof rails and the floor crossmembers which ...

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Extrication Book

Extrication Book Looking for a great extrication resource? Get a copy of Bumper to Bumper Extrication. The reviews for the book are fantastic and I’m humbled by that. I wanted to put out a simple, easy-to-read, and packed full of ...

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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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2019 Chevrolet Silverado; Steel and Aluminum?

Body Structure The Ford F-150 switched to an aluminum body in the model year 2015. Now, the all-new 2019 Chevrolet Silverado is up to 450 pounds lighter than the previous model through the use of mixed materials which includes aluminum.  ...

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2018 Chevrolet Equinox Body Structure

2018 Chevrolet Equinox boosts advanced high-strength steel UHSS

The 2018 Equinox body structure contains 11 percent ultra-high-strength steel, up from 10 percent, creating a tough, light safety cage around the occupants.

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2016 Chevrolet Cruze Body Structure

2016 Chevy Cruze Body Structure (Source: Eckhardt/Kupper 2014 Aachen Body Engineering

The 2016 Chevrolet Cruze Body Structure is the first model to adopt GM’s new global compact midsize car platform. It was developed by a team of European engineers the design team made it a goal to include as much high-strength steel as possible.

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2016 Chevrolet Spark EV

The biggest difference between the gas Spark and the Spark EV from a crash POV would be the battery pack. The battery pack in the Spark is not

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2015 Chevrolet Malibu Auxiliary Power Supply

Training opportunities are always out there. For example, pulling the bags out of a rental vehicle and something in the trunk caught me eye. Look at the picture below and notice that battery.

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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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