Designers

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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Who's Where: Stephane Schwarz

Who's Where: Stephane Schwarz

After 14 years at Nissan Motor Company, Stephane Schwarz has stepped down from his position as Design Director of Nissan Design UK and set up his own de...

07 February 2008
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Interview: Shiro Nakamura, Head of Design, Nissan

Interview: Shiro Nakamura, Head of Design, Nissan

Shiro Nakamura is a rare breed, for not only has he reached the highest levels as a car designer, he is also a highly respected musician who can play pr...

04 February 2008
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Interview: Gorden Wagener, VP Advanced Global Design, Mercedes-Benz

Interview: Gorden Wagener, VP Advanced Global Design, Mercedes-Benz

The car design profession is unlike that of other design or automotive disciplines in that there are many talented and productive car designers whose wo...

18 January 2008
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Interview: Wolfgang Egger, Audi Group Head of Design

Interview: Wolfgang Egger, Audi Group Head of Design

Born in 1963 in Oberstdorf, Germany, Wolfgang Egger has always been passionate about cars. His father, not believing he could simply enter into a design...

19 December 2007
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Interview: Prof. Peter Pfeiffer, Senior Vice President of Design, Mercedes-Benz

Interview: Prof. Peter Pfeiffer, Senior Vice President of Design, Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz has one of the strongest design heritages of any car brand; all of its established model lines have progressed as evolutions of their pred...

05 December 2007
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Interview: Gert Hildebrandt, Director of Design, Mini

Interview: Gert Hildebrandt, Director of Design, Mini

Gert Volker Hildebrandt has had an illustrious career within the german car industry for over twenty-five years, culminating in his current position as ...

30 November 2007
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