Interview: Andreas Mindt, head of design, Volkswagen

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VW’s incoming design boss talks to Car Design News about EVs, design strategy and the transition from Bentley

Physical events are a great opportunity to catch up with familiar faces and grab time with senior figures who might otherwise be difficult to pin down. The inaugural Car Design Event held in Munich last week, led by the organisers of, underlined this as top designers from VW, Hyundai Group and more gathered at the Motorworld museum.

Not long after starting his new role at Volkswagen, incoming head of design Andreas Mindt sat down with Car Design News over a coffee to discuss his approach to design and to learn more about the ID2.all concept car on show down the corridor of the drivers’ clubhouse away from the main museum floor.

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