Andre Hudson Andre Hudson has designed vehicles for Hyundai for four years and was the lead exterior designer for the award-winning 2011 Hyundai Sonata. As a result of Hudson’s work in the vehicle’s new design, the Sonata has become one of the 15 best-selling vehicles in America, a first for the Korean automaker. In fact, according to Hyundai officials, Sonata’s retail sales volume grew 113% in 2010 compared to 2009.
Crystal Windham Windham is the first African-American female director of GM’s North American Passenger Car Design. She was responsible for the design decisions regarding the features of General Motors’ 2008 Chevrolet Malibu and 2007 Saturn Aura. Both the Malibu and the Aura went on to win Car of the Year awards. She is currently prepping for the debut of her latest vehicle, the Chevy Impala, which is set to be revealed in March 2014.