The perfect Fit

Yamaguchi, Yuzo
June 2002
Automotive News;6/17/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5987, p4D-H
Trade Publication
Focuses on the importance of design and engineering to the vehicles manufactured by Honda Motors Co. in Japan. Relevance of the style of a vehicle to attract buyers; Integration of concept and styling in the production of vehicles; Collaboration between designers and engineers to build a concept cars.


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