Tag Archives: Safety

2021 Nissan Rogue Body Structure

The body structure of the next-generation 2021 Nissan Rogue is made from 35 percent ultra-high-strength steel which is up from 19 percent in the previous model.

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Sunroof Airbag?

Just when you thought the automakers had no where else they could place an airbag, Hyundai shows up with a roof airbag concept.

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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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2018 Mazda MX-5 Body Structure and Airbags

Body Structure The fourth-generation Mazda MX-5 uses ultra-high-tensile steel as well as aluminum construction in the body structure. I could not locate a table to explain the different materials used on the images below.  I safe assumption would the blue ...

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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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2017 Jeep Renegade Body Structure

Here is a good look at the 2017 Jeep Renegade Body Structure. Look at the image below and then follow up with the crash test images. This will give you an idea one reason

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2016 Rolls-Royce Phantom Drophead Coupe

Chances of seeing one of these vehicles is rare, responding to an accident scene with one is even rarer. Rolls-Royce only produces a few hundred of this model for the global market each year. However, you know what vehicle will be at your next accident scene so take a quick look.

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2017 Buick Lacrosse Body Structure

The NHSTA and IIHS have tougher roof-crush standards that are met with thinner-section A-pillars that use patch-welded blanks where a super-stiff U-channel gets welded to a lighter-gauge material before it’s stamped into the rough shape of the A-pillar.

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