Posted Friday, March 3, 2017 at 10:51pm

Motor Mouth: Destroying a car in the name of safety

Imagine you’re a young hotshot engineer. You’ve spent the last four years finite-element analyzing your company’s latest hot rod. It’s the latest in high-tech, a finely tuned blend of performance and comfort and, thanks in part to your long hours, the most exquisitely crafted automobile your company has ever produced. If you could, you’d engrave your name into its — to you, at least — absolutely stunning framework.