Laurens van den Acker is the chief designer at Mazda. Van den Acker takes me for a walk around the new Mazda 3 and inside the new interior. We’re at the 2008 Los Angeles auto show
Laurens van den Acker, designer, Mazda
About the Author: Lou Ann Hammond
Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and board member of the Women in Automotive. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.