Toyota has unveiled the 'Winglet', a range of personal transport assistance robots ridden in a standing position. The three models presented could preview a production unit to be launched in the early 2010s.
The Phoenix Concept - Regeneration Passion - is a futuristic two-seater electric car that adopts different energy regeneration systems to increase energy efficiency. The designer is RCA student Sergio Loureiro da Silva.
Local Motors has announced the choice for its first physical prototype: the aeronautical-inspired Rally Fighter concept by Sangho Kim will be be taken from sketch to reality.
The final projects of the students from the Master in Car Design at the Milan-based Scuola Politecnica di Design (SPD). The thesis were developed in partnership with Alfa Romeo with the theme 'Imagine the new Alfa Romeo flagship'.
Ford has revealed the first images of the new Ka, which will be unveiled at the 2008 Paris Motor Show. It will replace the original model, produced in more than 1.4 million units since 1996.
The Air Base Motor Competition by Local Motors was won by the Community's Swedish member Doojin with his L.A.F. Concept, a lightweight sportscar with a jet-inspired design.
Local Motors has announced its new monthly design competition called 'Adventure Motors', a sketch contest challenging participants to create a transporter for a pack of adventure seekers.
GM design interns think outside the box, research and design innovative vehicles for emerging markets.
The teams’ design pieces are officially off of their screens and are currently being molded into model-size sculptures. From milling the Styrofoam to manipulating the clay to perfection, the sculptors give the scoop on what it takes to enter into the field of sculpting.
Drawing inspiration from their emerging markets’ cultures, the six teams created an exterior design to compliment their future car buyer. With the designs established, the teams are ready to see their concepts turn to clay models.
Scuola Politecnica di Design has started the selection for the 2008-2009 edition of its Car Design Master Course, that will be supported by Lamborghini. The English-spoken Course will begin on October 2008 and end on October 2009.
Unveiled at the London Motor Show, the Mastretta MXT is a Mexican lightweight two-seater sportscar powered by a 2.0 liter turbocharged engine, with aluminum chassis and fiber glass body .It will be launched in UK on May 2009 with a base price of...
The Datsun XLink is a proposal for a C-segment four-door coupé with multifunctional winglets and height adjustable chassis. The project was developed at Nissan Yulon Design Center by Pforzheim University student Benjamin Nawka.
Fiat UK has announced the 'Smiles per Hour' design competition, open to UK residents. Participants are asked to present a vehicle prototype focused on new enjoyable ways of travelling. The first prize is a £50,000 cheque.
The Auto Union Type-D concept is a contemporary-styled single-seater sportscar inspired by the Auto Union race cars from the 1930s. The author is Czech designer Lukas Vanek.
Georgia-based company FortuneSport has released the first information about the Rt.S, a minimalistic and lightweight sportscar inspired by Group C prototypes and styled by Turkish designer Emre Husmen.
Debuting at the London Motor Show, the Lightning GT combines classic British sports car design with an all-electric powertrain featuring in-wheels motors and NanoSafe batteries which allow for a 10-minutes recharge time. First deliveries will begin...
The final projects of the Transportation Design students at Turin-based IED (istituto Europeo di Design), developed in partnership with BMW with the goal of creating a car for 2015 interpreting the language evolution and the brand's philosophy.