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Franz von Holzhausen        

Chief Designer at Tesla Motors

As the Chief Designer at Tesla, Franz is responsible for driving the overall design direction of Tesla and establishing a world-class design competency for all future Tesla products. He is known for designing the new versions of Tesla cars including the Model S, the Model X, the Model 3, the Model Y, and the Tesla Roadster.

Prior to joining Tesla, Franz was Director of Design at the Mazda North American Design Center, where he pioneered the Nagare surface language design philosophy and was responsible for the design of all Mazda products in North America.

Before spearheading design at Mazda, Franz was Design Director at General Motors where he penned the Pontiac Solstice, Saturn Sky and various other concepts. He began his career as Assistant Chief Designer at Volkswagen involved in the New Beetle and Audi TT design development.

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