General Motors has unveiled new images of the upcoming Insignia model, including the first official photos of the interior, whose design is characterized by a dominating wing element and flowing sculptural forms.
On next 4 June graduating designers from the Umeå Institute of Design will display their degree projects. The exhibition will also host the Momentum Event with seminars about new ways of exploring the unknown and stretch boundaries.
Mercedes-Benz is moving its Southern Californian advanced design studio from Irvine to Carlsbad, in the recently acquired 35,000 square-feet facility used by Chrysler for its Pacifica Advanced Design Studios.
An official document by Mercedes-Benz on its Californian Advanced Design Studio in Irvine that illustrates the main activities, the design philosophy and explains the choice of Los Angeles as the ideal location for the studio.
Official information on the processes at Mercedes-Benz Design Studio in Irvine, California. The document includes comments by the designers with personal quotes and biography notes.
Ferrari has unveiled new photographs of the California model that show the Pininfarina-styled retractable hard top convertible with its roof closed and in an Azzurro California livery.
Ugur Sahin Design has revealed the GT-S Passionata Concept, a classic sportscar based on the 2007 Ferrari Dino Concept and inspired by the design of Italian GTs from the 1960s. Depending on the public feedback, a limited production series will be...
Mazda has released an official document which summarizes the brand's design philosophy and methods, illustrates its Nagare design language and gives information about the leading designers.
Mazda's official story of the Nagare Design language, with details about the interior design, colours and trim and the whole design process.
The offical information about Mazda's main leading designers Laurens van den Acker (General Manager), Peter Birtwhistle (Mazda Europe), Franz von Holzhausen (North America) and Atsuhiko Yamada (Japan).
The Phylla Concept is an experimental urban vehicle which showcases many environment friendly technologies such as electric propulsion and photovoltaic panels. It was developed by CRF (Centro Ricerche Fiat) and designed by Turin-based schools IED...
The official video presentation of the Fiat Phylla Concept, the electric city car with solar panels created by IED, IAAD and Centro Ricerche Fiat.
Rolls-Royce has revealed the first design sketches of its new model, named RR4, currently under development. The RR4 will be smaller than the Phantom and will be launched in 2010.
Presented in 2004, the Renault Fluence Concept was an exclusive four-seater coupé with a flowing bodywork characterized by a sloping front end and a vertical rear end.
Renault has unveiled the first images of the Laguna Coupé production model, which features a design based on the concept car presented in 2007 and the Active Drive chassis with four-wheel-steering. It will go on sale on October 2008.
Anfia Car Coachbuilders Group has announced the launch of the 2008 edition of the Stile Italiano Giovani design competition. Participation is open to non-professional designers under 28 and the submission deadline is 30 June 2008.
The Bmw 3 Series Concept is a project that previews a possible future design direction for the brand, with an original and complex surface language. The designer is Coventry graduate Benedetto Bordone.
Kia has revealed the first images of its all-new compact mode, which will retain the spirit and name of the Soul concept cars shown earlier this year at the Geneva Motor Show and the original concept which debuted at the 2006 Detroit Motor Show.