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Bentley appoints ex-Audi man as its new Director of Design
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13th Jan 2021
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Bentley appoints ex-Audi man as its new Director of Design

British brand Bentley – part of the giant Volkswagen Audi Group since 1998 – has appointed Andreas Mindt as its new Director of Design. The former head of exterior design for Audi is set to take the helm at the British marque's UK headquarters from March 2021. Mindt will succeed previous Director of Design Stefan Sielaff, who is departing Bentley after almost six years to "pursue other opportunities".
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Susannah Guthrie
The best hidden symbols and Easter eggs on modern cars
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3rd Nov 2020
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The best hidden symbols and Easter eggs on modern cars

Designing cars for a global marketplace can be a high-stakes business – so it’s not surprising automotive engineers like to explore the lighter side of the job whenever they can. One way for them to add some personality to their creations is through the addition of ‘Easter eggs' – hidden design or technology features included in cars as a little wink to those who find them.
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Susannah Guthrie
Nissan launches first new logo in 20 years
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15th Jul 2020
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Nissan launches first new logo in 20 years

The badges on Nissan cars of the future will switch to a sleeker design to reflect the next generation of hi-tech vehicles. Showrooms will also gradually switch over to the new design over the next few years. The new Nissan logo will debut on the upcoming Ariya – its first fully electric SUV – due in overseas showrooms next year, before it is rolled out on the rest of the range on new or updated models. (See our Ariya revealed story here.)
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Joshua Dowling
Ford discovers early GT40 sketches
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18th Jun 2020
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Ford discovers early GT40 sketches

Archivists searching through Ford's records have found very early designs of what later became the Ford GT40. The Ford Performance Twitter account tweeted about the discovery, exactly 57 years after the sketches were created. Ford's archivists were looking through the company's styling negatives collection when they unearthed the designs. They are thought to be some of the earliest sketches of the Ford GT40 sports car.
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Ben Zachariah