Nakamura is currently responsible for global design strategy, and concept car and production vehicle design. Karim Habib, who until recently was the head of design for INFINITI, has left the company to pursue other opportunities.
David Woodhouse has a new home leading all Nissan and INFINITI design activities in North America. He will also serve on the company's Global Nissan Design Management Committee.
At the LA Auto Show one thing is certainly clear; the battle of EV and internal combustion engines is all but over. The battery-powered devils allow for a new paradigm in transportation.
INFINITI will unveil specially equipped versions of two of its most popular models — the 2019 INFINITI QX60 LIMITED and 2019 INFINITI QX80 LIMITED — at the New York International Auto Show.
The QX50 combines a confident stance with intelligent packaging, while deep character lines highlight the influence of human artistry in the design process.
Karim Habib has been named Head of INFINITI Design, effective July 1, 2017. Habib has an accomplished track record in Automotive Design for several premium automotive brands, including BMW and Daimler AG
“In a city known for its appreciation for great automotive design and environmental sustainability, INFINITI is delighted show the new design direction for our future SUVs
Will we see big changes at Infiniti, or more of the same in coming years? Michael Bartsch, vice president, Infiniti Americas, and Alfonso Albaisa, executive design director, Infiniti Motor Company, Ltd., were at the Los Angeles Auto Show this week to support the North American debut of the Q80 Inspiration Concept. Bartsch and Albaisa discussed the importance of this vehicle as a beacon of design for vehicles that are destined to appear in their dealer showrooms.