Ford Motor Company has announced a new collaboration with DowAksa to develop manufacturing innovations in automotive-grade carbon fiber for use in future products.
Scientists at the University of Rochester are using lasers to transform metals into extremely water repellent, or super-hydrophobic, materials without the need for temporary coatings.
Jaguar Land Rover has launched a research project to develop a 360 degree view that uses screens embedded in the pillars, as well as the Follow-Me Ghost Car Navigation system.
To enhance the premium nature of its interiors, Cadillac is adopting the Cut-and-Sew technique for both functional and decorative stitching.
General Motors’ manufacturing team has challenged four major universities to find new uses for additive manufacturing – 3D printing – and augmented reality.
To further develop Local Motors' 3D printed cars - Strati - the company is collaborating with Autodesk to utilize Spartk, a new open platform for 3D printing.
A video showing the 3D printing process of the Strati, the concept car currenty under development at Local Motors.
Jaguar has released technical details on its upcoming XE, which will be based on a new modular architecture with an aluminum-intensive unibody.
Following the recently previewed Transparent Bonnet virtual imaging system, Jaguar Land Rover has now released a video showcasing its Virtual Windscreen, a system that offers an enhanced ‘virtual’ view of the road or race track. The system uses...
Sharp has developed the Free-Form Display, an evolution of the conventional display systems that allows to have arbitrary, non-rectangular shapes, thanks to the IGZO technology and proprietary circuits.
Ford has released a preview video and the first details on its Adaptive Steering technology, which is expected to debut on series production models within 12 months.
Google has recently unveiled an early prototype of its autonomous vehicle, showcasing a distinctively friendly, cute-ish styling. We report the first details along with the opinions of top designers published by the Fast Company magazine.
Ford is testing new materials and technology on a Fusion-derived experimental car, which achieves a 25 percent weight reduction and showcases potential solutions for future models.
Nissan is working on an innovative nano-paint technology capable of repelling dirt. The first prototype - a Nissan Note - is currently under testing and will allow to evaluate potential aftermarket applications.
Volvo has developed a rearward-faced child seat concept that inflates in less than 40 seconds and features an innovative pump system, advanced materials and a bluetooth connection.
Land Rover is developing an augmented reailty system that allows driver to see a view of the terrain ahead, making the front of the car virtually invisible from the inside.
Honda has released 3D STL data for exterior designs of a number of past concept cars, including the 2013 NSX Concept, suitable for being replicated with 3D printers.
Volvo announced a partnership with the sports protective gear manufacturer POC to exchange knowledge and to explore new ideas within safety and design.