The CEO of Volkswagen is not happy with the appearance of the cars

The CEO of Volkswagen is not happy with the appearance of the cars


Volkswagen which is conservative in its design language will soon undergo a major facelift. That’s because the CEO of the German brand, Thomas Schäfer, said he was not at all happy with the look of the brand’s cars and decided to remove design director Jozef Kaban from his position.

According to the report cars, starting in February, Volkswagen will have Andreas Mindt as the new head of the design department. The designer was previously involved with Bentley, it is worth mentioning. The reason why Kaban will be removed from his position, according to the article, is directly related to the replacement of electricity Sorry.

Presented as a concept, ID.Life anticipates Volkswagen’s smallest electric model, which will replace the Polo in Europe. But Schäfer wasn’t interested in the car and decided it was time to change the direction of the German brand’s design department. The project will even be postponed so that Mindt can completely change the image.

Volkswagen Nivus Super Hero [Auto+ / João Brigato]

Despite producing beautiful models, Volkswagen has not made a car that attracts attention for its appearance for a while. Except Nivuswhich was designed in Brazil by José Carlos Pavone and the four-door coupe Arteon, Volkswagen has long been highlighted by its style.

Volkswagen’s visual issue has affected the group as a whole, so much so that last December there was another chair dance. VW Group CEO Oliver Blume removed Klaus Zyciora as group design leader, and was replaced by Michael Maurer, who was head of design at Porsche.

volkswagen arteon [divulgação]
volkswagen arteon [divulgação]

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