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.
Bugatti has debuted its latest hypercar, the Centodieci, at The Quail, a motorsports gathering in Carmel Valley, as part of the Monterey Car Week. CDN discovers that its design pays homage to the legendary Bugatti EB110, with some distinct differences
This week at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Acura will introduce a new expression of the Precision design language in the form of the Type S concept sedan. We take a look at the design language and consider how it will feed into future models
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Californian brand shows us how they are moving beyond a revived Fisker sedan
A sketch of what to expect