Giorgetto Giugiaro and his son Fabrizio will have a new design studio. The Giugiaro age has not yet been completed, then the designer at Audi will sell shares last Italdesign, he still had in his possession.
P ittle long did the withdrawal of Giorgetto Giugiaro , then in June last to sell him to Audi shares of Italdesign who still had in his possession. When everyone thought that the days of Giugiaro in the business of designing cars were behind the legendary Italian designer would be very close to returning to activity .
Although just three months ago Giugiaro had spoken in favor of retirement, in recent statements to Automotive News , the designer of 77 years old said they did not feel large enough to stop the activity, noting that it would keep doing all he can do well: project car
Giorgetto Giugiaro back in action with his son Fabrizio.
Last June, Giorgetto and Fabrizio son son Audi sold 9.9 percent remaining Italdesign still kept in his possession, after the German mark had acquired a 90.1 percent five years ago .
Back then Giorgetto Giugiaro refused to comment on whether his decision was related to the departure of Ferdinand Piech as president of Volkswagen last April as the German had been responsible according to Audi took control of Italdesign few years ago. At the same time Fabrizio Giugiaro , who had served as chief designer at Italdesign since 1990, was removed from office in 2014 by the former head Audi design Wolfgang Egger .
Now, father and son are in search of a place where riding his activity . Fabrizio said his father, whom he considers a perfectionist, you decide the activity from scratch, while he understood as a more pragmatic option to renew an existing complex to avoid being involved in the Italian bureaucracy.
also they say already have offers from manufacturers in China and South Korea , but for the moment it is too early to know that it is. It is that they are just starting conversations and considered too premature to publicize the names. But there is one thing that is a fact and is his return to car design .
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