Recently, Tesla hired a Microsoft's top designers, he is the former HoloLens industrial designer Andrew Kim. Next, he will be in Tesla as chief designer of the post, the news has been confirmed by his personal LinkedIn. Kim is a graduate of the American Academy of Arts and Design, where he spent three and a half years at Microsoft. Most recently, his work has focused on the HoloLens Augmented Reality Hood project, which he had previously worked on extensively in the Xbox One S project.
It is reported that Kim in 2012 because of its design for the Microsoft concept of a brand logo to the attention of Microsoft and eventually joined the company.
In fact, before the concept of the Microsoft brand concept, Kim also in 2007, when the design has a 2 OLED touch screen with the concept of smart phones Butterfly. 10 years, he also designed the concept of mobile phone HTC 1, according to its own description, this phone can be better to match the hardware and software together.
Although Tesla has an ambitious plan, but Kim in the specific content of the company's work has not been disclosed. Tesla's current projects include Model 3 improvements, the new Roadster and electric trucks, and Tesla's interior problems have also been criticized, so this may be the work of the new designers work.
In addition, Tesla has recently announced the acquisition of SolarCity news, so this may also be part of Kim will be involved.
Of course, Tesla hired Kim there is a possibility that the company wants to use holography in the car or AR technology. Because a year ago, another car manufacturer - Volvo had disclosed in the dealer will use HoloLens plan.
Tesla and Kim have not yet responded to the personnel change.