This Woman Basically Invented the Minivan and Now Most of the Auto Industry Uses Her Company’s Software [VIDEO]

Anne Asensio worked at Renault and GM before joining Dassault Systèmes, whose software is behind most of the cars at the Detroit auto show…

Anne Asensio, a self-proclaimed tomboy, worked for Renault for 13 years (where she conceived the concept vehicle that led to the minivan) and was formerly head of advanced design at GM. She is now VP of design experience for Dassault Systèmes, a French 3D-design firm whose software helped create more than 80 percent of the cars at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit—which is where Robb Report caught up with her. At the Robb Report Live studio on the floor of the Detroit auto show, Asensio says she owns classic cars and rides motorcycles—and she has some interesting insight into the future of automotive design and the role that women play in the male-dominated industry.  Watch her full interview to learn more. (3ds.com) Learn more about Robb Report at the 2016 Detroit auto show. >>

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