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Aston Martin Chief Engineer Joins Tesla Motors

Aston Martin’s Chief Engineer of Vehicle Engineering, Chris Porritt, joins Tesla as the new Vice President of Vehicle Engineering.

Tesla writes: “Chris brings more than 25 years of automotive engineering experience to Tesla. Chris joined Aston Martin in 1997 where he brought the Vehicle Engineering function in-house, establishing vehicle dynamics, NVH and durability and later whole vehicle architecture and vehicle packaging, as well as thermal management, aerodynamics and full vehicle test. Chris’s team was the group responsible for the architecture of the VH platform cars including DB9 and V12 Vantage.”

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