ROCHESTER, MI – Beltlines may have risen in vehicle design, but hemlines are falling. And they’re doing so with style, a top Ford Motor Co. designer says. “You don’t stop designing after the grille,” says Pat Schiavone, director-North American truck and SUV. “The whole front end has to be finished.” Following his participation in a panel discussion here during the recent 30th Meadow Brook Concours d’Elegance, Schiavone acknowledges a growing trend to dress up a vehicle’s front end by ...

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