TITLE

Going with gut over research

AUTHOR(S)
Crate, James R.
PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Automotive News;5/15/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5874, p43
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Relates how Renault chairman Raymond Levy relied with pure gut decision with regards to the design of the Twingo supermini back in 1992. Climate that produced segment-shaking designs; Designer Anne Asensio's joining of General Motors Corp.
ACCESSION #
3180393

 

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