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Bentley Continental GT Convertible Wins Design Award

Two members of the Bentley design team have picked up wins at this year’s Automotive Brand Contest, which is organised and run by the German Design Council. John-Paul Gregory, head of exterior design, and Chris Cooke, lead designer, came up winners for the new […]

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Ex-Lamborghini Design Boss Filippo Perini Joins Genesis

Genesis has announced that Filippo Perini will join the brand as its chief designer at the Genesis Advanced Design Studio in Europe. Perini, who earned his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering and master’s degree in automotive design from Politecnico di Milano, is a seasoned […]

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Audi ‘AI:TRAIL’ Concept Car Revealed in Frankfurt

Audi has unveiled an electric off-roader at the Frankfurt motor show, with the four-seater rounding off a quartet of futuristic concept cars revealed by the German brand over the last couple of years. Featuring a “helicopter-style” glazed cabin, the “AI:TRAIL” measures 4,150 mm long, […]

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All-New Land Rover Defender Unveiled

The all-new Defender has been officially unveiled, with the reborn model being described as “the toughest and most capable Land Rover yet”. Measuring 4,758 mm long, 2,008 mm wide and 1,967 mm tall, and coming in both three- and five-door guises, the designers say […]

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Karim Habib Named Head of Kia’s Global Design HQ

Kia has announced that it has appointed Karim Habib as senior vice president and head of its global design headquarters in Namyang, Korea. The latter location is home to the Kia Design Center, which is seen as the “birthplace” of the brand’s global models, […]

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