Lucid Motors’ Derek Jenkins on EVs and Designing an Electric Future


Car designer Derek Jenkins grew up surfing and steeped in the car culture of Southern California. A surfing coach tipped him off to the idea of studying car design before he even knew it was an option, and Derek drove directly into his calling. After pivotal stints at Volkswagen and Mazda, he is now SVP of Design and Brand at Lucid Motors – propelling the EV revolution with innovation and luxury.

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