Michael Mauer, head of design for DaimlerChrysler AG's Smart car unit, joins Saab Automobile AB as chief of design responsible for future Saab styling. Mr. Mauer replaces Einer Hareide, who left Saab to head an independent design studio in Norway. Before his work in the Smart unit, Mr. Mauer was general manager of the design department for Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart, Germany, where he worked on the Mercedes SLK, SL and A-Class. He also spent time at the advanced design studio in Japan. • ...
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