STUTTGART – When two star Mercedes-Benz designers quit to join Hyundai Motor Co. Ltd., questions need answers. American Michael Fink moved to Hyundai's Frankfurt styling center as head of exterior design in June 2001. Australian Peter Arcadipane starts there May 1. Their credentials? Fink styled the first-generation CLKs and lays claim to “75%” of the C-Class sports coupe. Together, he and Arcadipane, designed a still-secret new Mercedes niche model due in 2004. The Australian, who ...

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