Dacia designer to head up Ford E division

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Dacia’s Bucharest studio chief has taken up a new role with Ford, focussing exclusively on EVs 

Yohann Ory is leaving Dacia – and Europe – for a new job with Ford in California. The designer, who most recently led the Dacia design centre in Bucharest, is now the design director for Ford Model E and will be based in Irvine. This division was created in March 2022 to focucs explicitly on electric vehicle development, while Ford Blue will continue ICE activities. 

After roughly two decades with the Renault Group – across Renault, Renault Sport, Renault LCVs, Alpine and Dacia – Ory sees the move as “an important step” in his career. “What attracted me is…

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