Franz Von Holzhausen

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Birthday
10, 1968
Birthplace
Connecticut
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
10, 1968 (age 51)
Birthplace
Connecticut

About

This head of design at Tesla Motors previously held executive automobile design positions with Mazda, General Motors, and Volkswagen. He was responsible for designing a 2008 electric car called the Tesla Model S.

Before Fame

Early in his career, he played a key role in the design of the Volkswagen New Beetle.

Trivia

He designed a compact sports car, the Mazda Kabura, that was introduced in 2006 at the North American International Auto Show.

Family Life

He was born in Simsbury, Connecticut.

Associated With

He and Frank Stephenson both had successful careers as automobile designers.