How design plays a part in car residuals

09 October 2020

Zeitgeist, Bauhaus, cartoonesque Fiat 500, impish Mini. The quest to develop the perfect vehicle design, which captures the essence of a brand, sets the vehicle apart and lets it appear fresh and up to date for several years, is a major challenge for all design teams. There have been expensive mistakes and some overwhelming success stories.

Autovista Group’s Chief Economist Christof Engelskirchen talks with Sam Livingstone, director at Car Design Research, about the role of design in the success of a newly launched vehicle, how little things can add a lot of character and the impact design can have on residual values. Sam shares several precise insights that you really should not miss.

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