Monthly Archives: October 2018
That’s a question that Austrian engineer, Béla Barényi took quite seriously back in 1937 when contemplating how to control crash energy. The prevailing belief was that a safe auto should be rigid to protect its passengers.
A suspension system is the sum of all its parts: shocks, springs, wheels, tires, joints and steering system – all meant to suspend a vehicle above the road and assist in its drivability. So why is it critical to understand suspension damage before driving off after a collision? Impact, even seemingly minor fender-benders, can cause a vehicle to sustain front or rear suspension damage. The consequences may produce diminished vehicle height, swaying… Read More