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. β€œIt 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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