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To achieve this, we incorporate crumple zones, front and rear, to absorb as much collision force as possible. The remaining energy is dissipated throughout the body framework. This kind of efficient energy-absorbing structure goes a long way toward preserving cabin integrity. At Toyota, we bead the front side members of our automobile bodies at carefully calculated intervals to promote crumpling and more effectively absorb energy. Occupants are also protected somewhat from side impacts by strong centre pillars and floor cross members. Doors have side impact beams to help disperse the collision energy, and reduce the velocity at which the door pushes into the cabin. Normally, the structure in t he front or rear of the car absorbs most of the energy in a collision, but as speed increases the effectiveness of these "crumple zones" goes down. What's more, not all accidents are head on. With that in mind, we continue to develop ways to increase the impact speed at which survival is possible while allowing for as many different kinds of impact as possible. But designing "crumple zones" is only part of the equation. The cabin has to be just the opposite - strong. The best possible scenario is that the front of the car crumples up while the cabin stays in tact. Toyota is continually working to develop improvements to the cabin integrity of its cars, using intelligent solutions to improve stiffness without adding undue weight." Its as a result of this comprehensive approach that Toyota cars have performed so well in the Euro NCAP crash tests, achieving a 4-star rating for the Camry, and 3-star ratings for both the Avensis and Corolla.