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Episode 21 - Freeman Thomas: Part 1

Having worked with Porsche, Volkswagen, DaimlerChrysler, Ford and more, car designer, Freeman Thomas, shares his incredible insights into the current automotive design landscape and what the future of car design might hold.

After an introduction, Robert kicks things off by recounting how the two men met over their love of Porsche (0:24), then Robert backtracks to find out how Freeman fell in love with cars and what led him to study design (3:35). Then Robert steers the conversation to focus on Freeman's time at Volkswagen where he designed the iconic New Beetle (11:10), after which Freeman relays his career move back to Europe with Audi in developing the acclaimed Audi TT (18:51). Then Robert changes gears to talk about Freeman's time working with DaimlerChrysler (23:08).

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