Car Design Competitions
European R&D project EU-LIVE has launched a design competition asking participants to design an ultra-lightweight two-seater vehicle. The submission deadline is February 14, 2016.
Ferrari has announced the results of its Top Design School Challenge: the overall winner is the Manifesto, a concept designed by six students from ISD-Rubika at Valenciennes, France.
FCA has announced the results of its Drive for Design contest, open to U.S. high school students.
The 2016 edition of the annual Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment will feature a live sketching challenge/party with guest design stars and a $1000 Grand Prize.
Sponsored by the FCA US Product Design team, the 2016 Drive for Design contest is a competition that asks to high school students to design a Dodge SRT Hellcat for the year 2025.
Ferrari has revealed the 12 finalist projects of its Top Design School Challenge, which tasked students from 50 top design schools to create the Ferrari for the year 2040.
The 2015 edition of the LA Design Challenge has been completely renewed and will challenge automotive and entertainment design studios to reimagine the auto industry.
The Royal Automobile Club and Royal College of Art have announced the results of their Anglo-American Emeritus Design competition, won by Pontus Merkel with a veteran car of the future.
Michelin has announced the theme of its annual design contest, that pays homage to the Le Mans 24 Hours by asking to create a racecar for the year 2030.
3D marketplace Humster3D has launched the Car Render Challenge, asking participants to submit a render of an original vehicle. The deadline for submission is November 24, 2015.
The complete gallery of finalists projects from the Michelin Challenge Design 2016.
Michelin has announced the 14 winners of the global 2016 Michelin Challenge Design, “Mobility for All – Designing for the Next Frontier.” The first three prizes were won by teams from India, Colombia and South Korea.
Italian alloy wheel maker OZ has launched an online competition asking participants to create a sporty after-market wheel. The deadline is 4 November 2015.
Malaysian carmaker Proton has launched a contest asking to create a futuristic family car. The competition is open to Malaysians only and the deadline for submission is September 1, 2015.
UPS and Rizoma have launched a concept design competition asking young Italian design students to come up with innovative solution for urban mobility on two wheels.
Local Motors has announced the results of its Project Redacted competition for a 3D printed production vehicle. The winning project is a flexible concept by Kevin Lo.
The deadline for submitting entries for the 2016 Michelin Challenge Design is Monday, June 1, 2015.
Mattel has partnered with crowdsourcing organization Quirky forseeking ideas and designs for some of its most famous brands, including the Hot Wheels die-cast toy cars.