Kia has inaugurated its Corporate Hedquartes and the Kia Design Center America (KDCA) which are part of the U.S. Corporate Campus, a facility located in Irvine, California, which required a capital investment of $130-million.
A short video that shows the opening-closing mechanism of the Ferrari California, that transforms it from a spider into a coupé in just 15 seconds.
Pininfarina has announced that it will unveil a special one-off called Hyperion during Pebble Beach Concours, on August 2008. The car, commissioned by a private collector, is based on the Rolls Royce Drophead Coupé and inspired by pre war...
Jaguar Land Rover has announced the opening of its new Virtual Reality Centre at the Design and Engineering Centre in Gaydon - Warwickshire, UK. Among the highlights is the advanced Computer Aided Virtual Environment (CAVE) facility.
Maserati has unveiled the restyled version of its Quattroporte flagship model. Among the new features is the redesigned front grille inspired by the GranTurismo.
The official images and information released by Alfa Romeo for the launch of the MiTo. The compact model, designed by the Alfa Romeo Styling Center, showcases a sporty design, high weight/power ratio and electronic controls that enhance the dynamic...
University of Milan has announced the 2008-2009 Master in Transportation & Automobile Design, organized in partnership with Fiat. It is open to students graduated in Architecture, Industrial Design or Engineering, and will start on October 2008.
Interviews and comments on Autodesk Inventor 2008 and the merging process between the Alias and Autodesks products portfolios.
An official document by Seat that illustrates the activities and the facilities of its Design Center, inaugurated in October 2007, and the Prototype Centre of Development, both located within the brand's Technical Center in Martorell.
The updated information released by Volkswagen for its Scirocco coupé, that will be launched in Europe on next November. The set of images includes exterior shots and some new design sketches.
A video presentation of the Audi Rone Concept, created by Boguslaw Paruch for the 2006-2007 Master in Transportation Design, organized by Milan-based SPD in partnerhip with Audi.
This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Renault Technocentre, the brand's main center for automotive design and development with more than 11,000 employees. We report the official document and an image gallery from Renault's archive.
Mazda has announced it will unveil a new SUV concept at the next Moscow Motor Show in August. The vehicle will be based on the Nagare design language and will develop the 'crosswinds' theme.
Official video about the design of the Opel/Vauxhall Insignia, showcasing the brand’s new bold design language.
BMW Group Design Director Chris Bangle speaks about the design, the concept and the fabric skin of the GINA Visionary Model.
A set of photos from the design and construction process of the Bmw GINA Light Visionary Model and the official document that illustrates the philosophy behind the concept.
Bmw has unveiled the GINA Light Visionary Model concept, an innovative two-seater roadster that features a flexible and transformable outer skin made of special fabric material stretched across a moveable metal structure.
Texas-based Ronn Motor Company has released details of the Scorpion project, a sportscar powered by an Acura V6 engine coupled with a Hydrogen-on-demand system which mixes Hydrogen with gasoline to increase fuel economy.