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Italdesign: A drive to perfection

Apr 02, 2019


Based in Moncalieri, Turin, Italdesign combines excellent engineering and distinctive creativity in its work for the global automotive industry. O­ffering a complete range of services, from styling to engineering, prototyping, testing and validation, the company employs the latest technologies to develop integrated solutions to current and future issues in mobility.

Italdesign CEO Jörg Astalosch

While keeping its focus on the automotive industry, Italdesign, since the mid-1970s, has expanded its services to new products, like trains, planes and sea crafts, as well as consumer products. The company recently launched a sub-brand, Automobili Speciali, to showcase its capabilities in design, engineering and the production of its own ultra-limited series.

A winner of several design awards over the years, the company has nurtured a strong relationship with many famous Japanese car brands, such as Daihatsu, Suzuki, Mitsubishi, Toyota and Lexus.

“We are proud of our relationship with Japanese companies as it makes us special. They challenge us in a positive way. There is always something to learn from them and from how they view their work as coordinated and holistic,” Italdesign CEO Jörg Astalosch said.

“The core of our brand is to deliver the perfect service and therefore, the perfect product,” said Astalosch.

Having celebrated its 50th anniversary, Italdesign remains committed to its rich design heritage and open to future trends, motivated by the success of its clients and partners, and confident its employees will define the next generation of mobility solutions.

Northern Italy 2019 was prepared for and originally printed in The Japan Times Newspaper.

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