The Cadillac Aera Concept and the Smart 454 WWT Concept have won the 2010 Design Challenge Award at the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show. The winning projects were selected for their comfort, safety and driving performance.
Presented at the 2010 LA Design Challenge, the Smart 454 WWT Concept is a design study of a futuristic 2-seater with plastic body panels and a frame made of carbon fiber manufactured by knitting robots.
At the 2010 Paris Motor Show MINI and Smart will introduce two electric scooter concepts. Both the German carmakers have revealed some preview sketches that show a modern design inspired by the iconic Vespa.
The smart.bus concept is a design study of a six-passenger compact minivan that reinterprets the brand's trademark design elements, from the safety cell to the two-tone paint scheme. The author is German car design student Matthias Wondrak.