Porsche's integration into the Volkswagen Group has already and will undoubtedly continue to see increased cooperation between the allied German automakers in a number of arenas, from platforms and engines to production methods and technology. And let's not forget personnel, as evidenced by the latest shift in top management announced by Porsche and Volkswagen.
With word that Saab wants to do battle with Mini in the quirky compact segment, the web has exploded with renderings of what the tiny Swedish machine could look like. CAR is the latest publication to try its hand at imagining the face of a new-world 9-2, and has been so kind as to share its take with the rest of the world. Supposedly, Spyker CEO Victor Muller gave the CAR artists a peek at his own hand drawing of how he envisions the little sedan. The publication's team of rendering gurus took t
Victor Muller and Maartin de Bruijn (re)founded Spyker cars on January 1, 2000. De Bruijn, who was head designer, left in 2005, and ever since, Muller has played the role of designer in addition to his position as CEO and marketing chief. After seven years at the head of the company, Muller is stepping down from the role of CEO and will focus on the design and branding of Spyker Cars. His replacement will be interim CEO Michiel Mol, currently the director of racing for the Spyker Formula 1 Team.