Saab might be skating on thin ice, but it has a solid choreographer. Design director Jason Castriota has been named one of Fast Company magazine's 100 Most Creative People in Business and appears in the third-annual ranking in its June 2011 issue. Castriota attended Boston's Emerson College, then went to the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Before finishing at Art Center, he was hired by Pininfarina and rose to the chief designer position in its main Turin studio—eventually having a role in the Maserati Gran Turismo, Maserati Birdcage 75th, and Ferrari 599. In 2008...
2013 Saab 9-3 Will Be A Return To Form, Says Design Chief
The 2013 Saab 9-3 will return to being primarily or exclusively a hatchback design, and will be heavily influenced by the PhoeniX concept from the 2011 Geneva Motor Show. That much we know, but at a recent Washington D.C. event to launch the new 2011 Saab 9-4X and also, it turned out, discuss the...Bengt Halvorson