Designers

Interview: Li-Chih Fu, Design Director, Nanjing Auto

Interview: Li-Chih Fu, Design Director, Nanjing Auto

Li-Chih Fu has become one of China's best-known designers. Besides automotive consulting projects with Xiang Automotive Concept Lab., he is also Nanjing...

30 June 2008
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Interview: Ken Okuyama, CEO, Ken Okuyama Design

Interview: Ken Okuyama, CEO, Ken Okuyama Design

Ken Okuyama is not your typical car designer. He is one of the elite few to have given up a prestigious position at one of the world's most illustrious ...

09 June 2008
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John Herlitz, former Chrysler Senior Design Vice President, dies

John Herlitz, former Chrysler Senior Design Vice President, dies

John E. Herlitz, former Chrysler Senior Design Vice President, died on March 24th, he was 65. His 35 year career with Chrysler began in 1965, when he jo...

10 April 2008
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Interview: Chris Bangle, BMW Group Design Director

Interview: Chris Bangle, BMW Group Design Director

Chris Bangle became BMW Group Design Director in 1992. A cartoonist and devoted family man, he has since been both lauded and castigated for being the p...

09 April 2008
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Who's Where: Christopher Reitz appointed Director of Design at Alfa Romeo

Who's Where: Christopher Reitz appointed Director of Design at Alfa Romeo

Christopher Reitz has been appointed to the top job at Alfa Romeo, replacing Frank Stephenson as Director of Design.

03 April 2008
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Whos Where: Pierre Castinel is Head of Design at Tata

Whos Where: Pierre Castinel is Head of Design at Tata

Indian automaker Tata has been front page news often in recent times, first because of the impressive one-lakh Nano, which changes the automotive indust...

02 April 2008
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Who's Where: Gorden Wagener succeeds Prof. Peter Pfeiffer as Mercedes-Benz Head of Design

Who's Where: Gorden Wagener succeeds Prof. Peter Pfeiffer as Mercedes-Benz Head of Design

Gorden Wagener has been appointed Head of Design at Mercedes-Benz, effective from mid-2008. Wagoner will become the successor to Professor Peter Pfeiffe...

28 March 2008
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Interview: Ed Welburn, GM Vice President of Global Design

Interview: Ed Welburn, GM Vice President of Global Design

Few automotive designers dedicate their entire careers working for one manufacturer. However, Ed Welburn, General Motor's Vice President of Global Desig...

03 March 2008
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Boyd Coddington, dead at 63

Boyd Coddington, dead at 63

Legendary Californian hot-rod builder and customizer Boyd Coddington, passed-away last Wednesday, at 63, from complications related to a recent surgery....

01 March 2008
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Michael Ninic, Head of BMW Interior Design, dies at 53

Michael Ninic, Head of BMW Interior Design, dies at 53

Michael Ninic, who held the position of Head of BMW Car Interior Design for many years, unexpectedly died recently at the age of 53. Ninic, who joined t...

27 February 2008
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