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Past Designs 'Boring' Admits Toyota Design Boss, Turnaround Coming

Toyota boss Akio Toyoda has spoken before of plans for more excitement in the brand's future models, as part of the new TNGA (Toyota New Global Architecture) corporate strategy. Now, the head of Toyota’s California CALTY design studio, Kevin Hunter has added his two cents to the promise. Speaking at a conference in the US last week, Hunter said: “In the past, let’s face it, we had boring design.
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