TURIN — Sotiris Kovos, designer of the Toyota Yaris and the retractable-roof Lexus SC430, has a new job. The London Royal College of Art-educated, 34-year-old Greek designer took over as head of exterior design at Audi AG on Sept. 1. The move confirms a behind-the-scenes battle within Audi to find a new corporate face. Many in Ingolstadt believe the four-ring grille introduced in 1990 on the 100, and virtually unchanged on every subsequent Audi, has finally run its course. Audi boss, ...

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