Car Design Competitions
Held on last 13 January at the the Tangent Gallery in Detroit, the Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment featured a sketch fight among 13 young designers. The first place was won by Darby Barber from CCS.
The annual Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment, held during the Detroit Auto Show will be held today, January 13th after the conclusion of the annual EyesOn Design awards, and will feature a live sketching challenge involving designers and students.
Local Motors has announced new details on the LIghtweighting Technologies Enabling Comprehensive Automotive Redesign (LITECAR) Challenge, organized in partnership with the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E).
Varroc Lighting Systems and AutoDesign&Styling magazine have announced "Create New Icon", an international design competition that asks designers to reinterpret the design of a legendary car from the past.
Our exclusive gallery of selected entries to the SAIC Roewe-MG 2014 Auto Award design competition, including design panels and photos of scale models.
SAIC Group has announced the results of the second edition of its Roewe-MG design competition, that tasked participants to design a MG sporty GT for the year 2025.
US ARPA-E (Advanced Research Projects Agency) and Local Motors have announced the launch of a competition that challenges designers and engineers to create a lightweight, safe vehicle with innovative technologies. The competition begins Jan. 2, 2015
Chrysler Group has launched the Detroit Autorama High School Design Competition 2015, which asks US students from public high schools to create a Dodge for the year 2025. The first prize is a $60,000 scholarship for CCS.
The Royal Automobile Club’s Best of British design award, open to the first year students of the Royal College of Art, was won by James Russell Owen.
The deadline for submitting entries to the Designed in Green Contest has been postponed to October 28th, 2014. The competition challenges young students and designers to create a sustainable vehicle for the year 2025.
Ford UK and DEVELOP3D magazine have launched a contest asking UK based participants to create an original steering wheel design. The deadline for submissions is November 7, 2014.
Ford and Lawrence Tech University (LTU) have again teamed up for a design competition asking prospecting students to reinterpret the Ford Cortina for the year 2030. The prizes include over $100,000 in scholarships.
Local Motors has announced the results of the Sports Platform contest, launched back in July. The winner is Greg Thompson, while the runner-ups are Gabriel Hantig and Marcis Mares.
Humster3D has launched a rendering contest asking participants to submit a their own legendary car. The winners will receive software and CG-related prizes, and the submission deadline is December 1, 2014.
Michelin has announced the theme for its 2016 Challenge Desig, which is "Mobility for All - Designing for the Next Frontier". Registration/Entry will begin October 1, 2014.
The Middlecott Sketchbattle Experiment has announced a car/design/art competition that will take place in Detroit on September 27, 2014 during the Detroit Design Festival.
The Los Angeles Auto Show has announced that the theme for its 11th annual Design Challenge will ask participating design studios to explore the idea: “Sensing the Future: How Will Cars Interact with Us In 2029?”
Michelin has announced the 15 winners of the global 2015 Michelin Challenge Design, “Drive Your Passion: Engaging Senses, Soul and Emotion.” The first place was won by Youngjai Jun and Gunyoung Yoon from South Korea.