Tag Archives: Safety

Ford Bronco Roof Rail Body Construction

Great Designs in Steel (GDIS) Here’s the roof rail of the Ford Bronco from the Multimatic display booth at this year’s Great Designs in Steel (GDIS). For more information check out the Cutting up a 2022 Ford Bronco post. Body ...

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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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Tesla Cybertruck Body Structure

The Tesla Cybertruck was all over the SAE WCX this year at Cobo Hall in Detroit. Several different booths had the truck or at least parts of it. First let’s take a look at the body in white structure that was displayed at the Caresoft booth.​

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2023 Kia Sportage PHEV Body Structure

2023 Kia Sportage PHEV Body Structure The 2023 KIA Sportage PHEV Ultra-High Strength Steel (UHSS) is in all the typical locations on a new vehicle. The rockers and several underbody stampings are always reinforced with UHSS to protect the battery ...

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Audi Q4 e-tron Body Structure/Battery

Below is a screenshot from the Emergency Response Guide (ERG) from Audi that shows the locations of ultra-high strength steels (UHSS), airbags, and other hazards.

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2022 Mazda MX-30 EV Body Structure

Here’s a unique small electric vehicle from Mazda, the MX-30. The Mazda MX-30 EV is currently only available in California. Take a look at a few screenshots from the MX30 Quick Reference Guide. The MX-30 does not have a B-pillar. ...

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2022 Nissan Rogue Body Structure

Body Structure The new Nissan Rogue, introduced for the 2021 model year, incorporates a more advanced high-strength steel (AHSS) than the previous model. The 2022 Nissan Rogue body structure has B pillars cold stamped from a tailor-welded blank of super-high steel ...

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