John Downs

Humanities and Sciences


After seven years experience in aerospace as a electro-mechanical design engineer a life change landed John in Sweden where he worked as a Product Engineer for Volvo Automobiles. There he learned vehicle development from design, architecture and systems perspective. Volvo moved him to the Netherlands as a "area responsible" for the rear of the V40 series of cars. He has worked at Volvo''s Concept Ctr for over 20 years, developing concepts to complete vehicles.


  • HSCI-200-01: Automotive Engineering