GOTHENBURG, Sweden – The first thing Steve Mattin did when he became Volvo Car's design chief was borrow an XC90 and spend three weeks driving 1,864 miles (3,000 km) around New Zealand. “It was a great opportunity to get to know Volvo and the car,” he says. Volvo Design Chief Steve Mattin Now Mattin, who reported to Volvo on May 1 after 17 years with Mercedes-Benz, is immersing himself in the company's design culture. Mattin supervises a design studio here and two others in ...

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