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Giorgetto Giugiaro sells remaining shares in design company to Audi

Famous automotive designer Giorgetto Giugiaro has left the company that he founded, selling his remaining stake to Audi. ItalDesign Giugiaro announced overnight that Giorgetto Giugiaro (above) had left his post as honorary president of the company he founded in 1968 "to dedicate more time to his passions and personal interests"...

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