Thomas Ingenlath

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Thomas Ingenlath is a German car designer and is currently CEO of Polestar and previously Senior Vice President Design at Volvo Cars.[1]

Education and career[edit]

Ingenlath obtained an MA in Vehicle Design at the Royal College of Art in London following his degree at Fachhochschule für Gestaltung in Pforzheim, Germany.

He joined the Volkswagen Group and worked for Audi, chief exterior designer for Volkswagen and then in 2000 was appointed Chief Designer at Škoda. In 2006 he was promoted to Director of Design at the Volkswagen Design Center in Potsdam.[2]

In 2012 he moved to Volvo and head of design and in 2017 became CEO of the Polestar subsidiary.[3]

Notable designs[edit]


  1. ^ "THOMAS INGENLATH APPOINTED CEO AT POLESTAR, ROBIN PAGE IS THE NEW HEAD OF VOLVO DESIGN". Auto & Design. 21 June 2017. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  2. ^ a b "Thomas Ingenlath appointed Vice President of Design at Volvo Cars". Car Body Design. 10 March 2012. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  3. ^ a b "The CAR interview: Polestar chief Thomas Ingenlath meets Gavin Green". Car Magazine. 14 May 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018.
  4. ^ "Polestar's performance EV plan, according to CEO Thomas Ingenlath". Autocar. 20 January 2018. Retrieved 23 October 2018.

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