Tag Archives: ERG

2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid Body Structure

Screenshots from Toyota’s Emergency Response Quick Reference Guide for the 2020 Camry HV 2020 Toyota Camry Hybrid. Ultra-high strength steel reinforcements in the usual spots. Keep in mind, steel thickness and reinforcements vary throughout nearly every vehicle on the road. ...

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2019 Dodge Ram 1500 eTorque

The 2019 Dodge Ram 1500 eTorque basically has an electrical generator and not a true alternator. The eTorque technology provides the electricity for the vehicle.

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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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2016 KIA Soul EV ERG Overview

The information below is taken from the Emergency Response Guide supplied by KIA for he Soul EV. This post is a quick look at the information that is pertinent to first responders.

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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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2014 Chevrolet Malibu (With Start / Stop Technology)

Extrication Cut Zones

General Motors provide a quick guide for the 2014 Chevrolet Malibu with Start / Stop Technology that included the body structure breakdown and airbag locations. Extrication no cut zones are highlighted in the image below. To disable the vehicle: Turn ...

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Quick Tip: Pulling the Valve Stem may not work!

Quick Tip: Pulling the Valve Stem may not work!

The XV Crosstrek Hybrid is equipped with a tire pressure monitoring system that by design prevents pulling the valve stem with integral transmitter from the wheel. Snapping the valve stem with pliers or removing the valve cap and Schrader valve will release ...

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