The automotive designer David Hilton has joined Changan Automobile as its “Strategic Design Director”, overseeing the global design strategies moving forward. Mr. Hilton, former Senior Design Director at NIO and previously Head of Exteriors at Bentley Motors, will be based in Chongqing in the Southwest of China and will also look over the Global Strategies incorporating the other studios in Turin, Italy and Shin Yokohama, Japan. Product is a constant key focus in the development of Changan Automobiles, and with this new appointment design core competence will be elevated to new heights.