By on January 18, 2018

2018 Ford F-150 Regular Cab Side View, Image: Ken Grody Ford

Having previously discussed Day Light Opening (DLO), let’s define DLO FAIL.

And perhaps learn why DLOs sometimes fail?
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By on February 10, 2017

Infiniti QX50 quarter window, Image: © 2017 Sajeev Mehta/The Truth About Cars

My long-standing personal vendetta against DLO FAIL — an internet-slang definition of black plastic “cheater panels” — takes center stage in this episode of Detroit Auto Show coverage.

Consider this: if manufacturing and design teams cannot decide on the same roof, if they cheat to make it right, did they design something worthy of the auto show lights?

I complain report, you make the final decision!

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