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27 April 2015 | Automotive Design

Dean’s Garage posts gallery of design artworks by former GM designer Gray Counts

Dean's Garage has posted an exclusive gallery of artwork by former GM designer Gray Counts, recently scanned for GM's archives by request...

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Toroidion 1MW Concept

27 April 2015 | Special Cars

Toroidion 1MW Concept

At the recent Top Marques 2015 Finland-based Toroidion has presented a prototype of a sleek electric sportscar equipped with a powertrain developing 1 Mega Watt.

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Shanghai 2015: Concept Cars Gallery

23 April 2015 | Automotive Design

Shanghai 2015: Concept Cars Gallery

A gallery of 100 photos of various concept cars on display at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, including studies from Chinese brands like Haval, Emgrand, Changan and Zinoro.

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Michelin has published the video of the APA Designers Panel on the topic "Mobility For All", which is the underlying theme of the 2016 Michelin Challenge Design contest.
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Volvo XC90 Excellence Lounge Console interior concept

At the Shanghai Auto Show  Volvo has introduced an interior focused on rear passengers comfort, with the front passenger seat is replaced by a multifunctional console.
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Ford presents new Taurus for the Chinese market

At the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show Ford has taken the wraps off the new Taurus, a full.size sedan designed specifically for the Chinese market.
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Honda Concept D

With the Concept D Honda anticipates the lines of an upcoming SUV model for the Chinese domestic market.
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Chevrolt reveals Sci-Fi looking FNR autonomous concept

At the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show Chevrolet has presented the FNR, a study of a futuristic self-driving vehicle with an extreme look created at GM’s Pan Asia Technical Automotive Center. Aimed at offering “a glimpse at mobility of the...
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Volkswagen C Coupe GTE Concept

Presented at the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show, the C Coupe GTE Concept previews Volkswagen's upcoming full-size sedan for the Chinese market.
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Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupé

At the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show Mercedes-Benz has revealed a near-production concept that previews the upcoming GLC midsize crossover coupé.
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Audi Prologue allroad Concept

Making its premier at the Shanghai Show, the Audi Prologue allroad applies the brand's future design DNA to the trademark all-terrain models.
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At the 2015 Shanghai Auto Show Qoros will present a compact SUV concept that anticipates a B-segment productionmodel.
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