Toyota would do stuff like that at every opportunity.
Originally Posted by MetroMPG
Before I would start a next vehicle (seat) project, we would tear down the next best customer's competitor vehicle (completely. Rent it, tear it down, put it back together, take it back). Engineers had to attend the tear down. The purpose was to look for clever little ideas that we had not seen before. Point being, I'd say all oems do this and they learn from each other. So that series of holes through the bumper is likely something they saw on a competitor vehicle. It is clever.
Last edited by 7milesout; 07-27-2021 at 08:43 PM.
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