Jay Jongwon Kim, a South Korean designer for German car manufacturer Opel, poses for a photo in front of the Monza concept sports car at Opel's headquarters in Ruesselsheim November 18, 2013. In ... more 
Jay Jongwon Kim, a South Korean designer for German car manufacturer Opel, poses for a photo in front of the Monza concept sports car at Opel's headquarters in Ruesselsheim November 18, 2013. In today's auto industry, where famed Japanese quality and durability are increasingly a given, design is king and, among designers, South Koreans are hot property. From General Motors' bold Chevrolet Camaro to the quintessential British gentlemen's Bentley, more top models carry the flair and signature of a group of designers from South Korea, which some have dubbed "Asia's Italy" for its impact on car design, fashion and aesthetics. To match Insight AUTOS-DESIGN/KOREA REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (GERMANY - Tags: BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORT SOCIETY) less 
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