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Sculpting Cars in Virtual Reality

Sculpting Cars in Virtual Reality

Future 3D modeling and sculpting software could offer designers an immersive experience thanks to the new VR headsets and haptic devices.
Learning How to Draw Cars

Learning How to Draw Cars

A reference page for anyone interested in learning to draw cars. The best books, DVDs and free online resources for developing good foundation skills and learning professional car drawing techniques.
10 tips for aspiring car designers by Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove

10 tips for aspiring car designers by Patrick Lecharpy and Luciano Bove

Ten exclusive tips for design students and aspiring industrial and transportation designers, by Renault VP Design R&D and Nissan Synergies Patrick Lecharpy and Renault Design Manager R&D design studio Luciano Bove.

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Sketch Modeling a Car Exterior in Autodesk Alias AutoStudio

Sketch Modeling a Car Exterior in Autodesk Alias AutoStudio

A detailed tutorial in six parts where Raymundo Burgueno, aka HandleBar 3D, explains how to create a 3D model of a concept in Alias AutoStudio 2020.
Mazda 3 Photoshop Render Demo

Mazda 3 Photoshop Render Demo

A video demo showing how to turn a hand drawn pencil sketch into a polished render in Photoshop.
How to sketch a car in side view

How to sketch a car in side view

A video demonstration by design instructor Sangwon Seok, who shows how to sketch a coupe concept in side view using pen and markers

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Ferrari Roma wins Car Design Award
2 Nov / Production Cars

Ferrari Roma wins Car Design Award

The Ferrari Roma has won the Production Cars category of the Car Design Award, which ran from 1984 to 1997 before being relaunched in its current form in 2016.
Pininfarina launches international Design Competition

Pininfarina launches international Design Competition

On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, Pininfarina has launched an international design competition that challenges students to create something that expresses their dreams for the future.
Hyundai Concepts win three Red Dot Awards

Hyundai Concepts win three Red Dot Awards

Hyundai has received three prestigious 2020 Red Dot Awards in the Design Concept group, including ‘Best of the Best’, in the Mobility & Transportation category.
Nissan announces innovation for mass production of carbon fiber parts
9 Sep / Technology

Nissan announces innovation for mass production of carbon fiber parts

Nissan has announced a new approach for compression resin transfer molding which allows to accurately simulate the manufacturing process and to have shorter developement times.
Aston Martin Victor
8 Sep / Special Cars

Aston Martin Victor

The Aston Martin Victor is a one-off developed by the Q by Aston Martin bespoke service and unveiled at the Concours of Elegance at Hampton Court Palace, where it won the Future Classics Class.
Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept
7 Sep / Production Cars

Jeep Grand Wagoneer Concept

Jeep has unveiled a near-production concept that previews the upcoming Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer premium SUV models, set to be launched in 2021.
Hyundai reveals all-new Tucson with parametric design themes
4 Sep / Production Cars

Hyundai reveals all-new Tucson with parametric design themes

The all-new Hyundai Tucson features short and long wheelbase versions, and the "Parametric Hidden Lights" distinctive lighting design signature.
The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class
3 Sep / Production Cars

The new Mercedes-Benz S-Class

Mercedes-Benz has revealed the new S-Class, featuring a cleaner design, elongated proportions with high aerodynamic efficiency and a host of advanced technologies.
JAXA-Toyota jointly developing  Lunar Cruiser manned pressurized rover

JAXA-Toyota jointly developing Lunar Cruiser manned pressurized rover

The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) and Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) announced today that they have named the manned pressurized rover which is currently under joint research by JAXA and Toyota the “LUNAR CRUISER” as...
Team Fordzilla P1 Concept
1 Sep / Concept Cars

Team Fordzilla P1 Concept

Ford and its Team Fordzilla esports team have unveiled a world-first at this year’s gamescom event; the ultimate virtual racing car designed with collaboration between Ford designers and the gaming community. The Team Fordzilla P1 concept was...
Hyundai

Hyundai’s European Design Center previews futuristic soapbox

Hyundai has released a teaser image of a soapbox vehicle designed at the Hyundai Design Center Europe, with a futuristic look and a wedge-shaped silhouette.
Skoda Enyaq: Design Sketches and Interviews

Skoda Enyaq: Design Sketches and Interviews

The official design sketch renders and design interviews on the new Škoda Enyaq, the electric SUV that will be revealed on September 1st during a virtual event.
Volkswagen ID.4: design preview
28 Aug / Production Cars

Volkswagen ID.4: design preview

Volkswagen has released a set of design sketches that anticipate the look of the ID.4, the electric compact SUV set to debut next month.
FIAT Panda Design Contest by IAAD: the winners

FIAT Panda Design Contest by IAAD: the winners

IAAD – the Italian University for Design has announced the winners of the scholarships for the Bachelor Degree in “Transportation Design”.
Ford designers use Virtual Reality for design reviews

Ford designers use Virtual Reality for design reviews

While vehicle production has restarted at Ford facilities across Europe and North America, vehicle development during the COVID-19 crisis has been carried out through the use of virtual reality. During the lockdown, Ford designers collaborated on...
Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept
26 May / Concept Cars

Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept

Mazda has revealed the Mazda RX-Vision GT3 Concept, a virtual racing car co-developed with Polyphony Digital Inc., and available for download in the PS4 title Gran Turismo Sport.
Mini John Cooper Works GP: the design
19 May / Production Cars

Mini John Cooper Works GP: the design

An overview of the design of the new MINI John Cooper Works GP, a limited edition model inspired by the brand's racing heritage.
Rolls-Royce Young Designer Competition

Rolls-Royce Young Designer Competition

Rolls-Royce has launched a design challenged open to aspiring designers up to 16 years old asking to create their dream Rolls-Royce of the future.

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