Former Chrysler engineering chief Francois Castaing looks over the Dodge Intrepid ESX2. Castaing retired from his executive position on 1 January, but will stay with Chrysler as an advisor. He said the favorite car of his career is 'whichever one sold the most.'
Richard Parry-Jones talks about his new job as Ford's global product development czar, based in the USA. He was formerly head of VC1, Ford's small- and medium-car center in Europe.
Saab President Robert Hendry presented the 9-3 to the world and the 9-5 to the USA
(Left to right) Jaguar designer Geoff Lawson; Keith Crain, chairman of Crain Communications; BMW management board member Helmut Panke; and Chrysler executive vice president Tom Gale at the Automotive News Europe party
Volvo chief designer Peter Horbury viewed the competition in the company's biggest market outside Sweden
Olivier Boulay, head of Mercedes-Benz's design studio in Japan, relaxes in the rear seat of his team's super-luxurious Maybach concept car
Andreas Renschler, who runs Mercedes' M-class plant in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, is still celebrating the spectacular launch of his baby