Karl is the Car Design News correspondent in the United States. He lives near Los Angeles. He has written for Car Design News since 2013, as well as our sister publications, Interior Motives, and Automotive IT International. He has also been a contributor to our bespoke publications for Volvo and Nissan, as well as our annual Car Design Yearbook.
Karl has written for design journals for over 30 years and has been published in books and magazines in the US, Europe and Japan. Karl is also a practicing architect in California, with projects across the United States and in Europe.
In the guiding hands of a young of Erhard Schnell, this month’s concept car, the Experimental GT, marked a turning point for Opel Design
Cruise Automation, a mobility startup with funding from GM and Honda, has debuted its new… car?
At CES 2020, Segway-Ninebot launched a series of new eMopeds and eScooters as well as a self-balancing rolling chair called the S-Pod
Rinspeed has introduced the MetroSnap, the largest of the group of Snap concepts. It can seat six in a 3+3 arrangement like a mini-bus or shuttle, it can again, be a mobile conference room, or be outfitted for commercial or cargo solutions
Syd Mead, visual futurist, automotive designer, motion picture concept designer, industrial designer, and an inspiration to almost everyone working in these design fields, has died at the age of 86, succumbing to complications of lymphoma, which he had fought for the last three years.
Luxury and power is the focus for Mercedes with its new SUVs
Tesla has debuted its long-awaited electric pickup truck: the Cybertruck. Featuring only straight surfaces and some very large claimed numbers…