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Pratap Bose Quits Tata Motors

Date: 30 Apr 2021 | By: Team Autohead | Approx 1 min read



Pratap Bose quits as Global Design Head at Tata Motors. After a successful stint as Design Head at Tata Motors Pratap has called it a day with Tata Motors. He will be leaving Tata motors for better opportunities.

Hisfirst project was redesigned Safari, the esrtwhile Safari Storme and later on with Impact design, and Now forever range he was responsible for car such as Zest, Bolt, Hexa, Tiago, Tigor, Nexon, Nexon 2.0, Nexon EV, Altroz, Harrier and as they life comes in full circle, his last was also Safari 2.0.

In the Commercial segment he has worked upon Prima, Signa, Ultra, Intra, Winger, Ace projects to name a few.

He has also conceptualised Sierra, H5X, H7X, 54X, HBX, Altroz EV, Racemo, MegaPixel, Pixel.

As designer, he has won numerous accolades for his designs. The Nexon & Altroz winning multiple car design awards. He has won Car and Bike Designer of year award, in 2021. In 2018, he won the prestigous Top Chief Design Officer award. He was also nominated for the most prestigous "World Car Person of the Year", 2021. He is incidently first Indian Origin person to be nominated for this prestigous award.

Future for Tata Motors:
Pratap Bose's Deputy Martin Uhlarik will now helm the design department of Tata Motors. He has been in Tata Motors for over 4 years and prior to this he has worked for SIAC, Nissan and Skoda.

Tata Motors MD & CEO, Guenter Butschek has commented "I am delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Uhlarik as the new Global Design Head of Tata Motors. Martin is an experienced automobile designer with deep domain knowledge of design, keen understanding of international trends and extensive operational experience with leading automobile companies in several geographies. His rich experience and expertise will inspire our teams to further enhance our vehicle design philosophy and language. I take this opportunity to also thank Pratap for his services and wish him the best for the future."


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