Automotive Design

Photo Gallery: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014
30 Jun 2014

Photo Gallery: Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014

A selection of 100+ photos from the Goodwood Festival of Speed, featuring the most interesting classic cars, racing cars of the past and one-off specials.
Jaguar C-X17 wins interior design award
25 Jun 2014

Jaguar C-X17 wins interior design award

The Jaguar C-X17 has received an award for Concept Vehicle Interior Design at the Automotive Interiors Expo 2014 Awards.
Peugeot designer turns children
24 Jun 2014

Peugeot designer turns children’s drawings into concepts

An exclusive report and interview on a unique contest recently organized by Peugeot, where the drawings of young kids of 10-15 years were turned into concept cars by designer Olivier Gamiette.
Peter Schreyer receives EyesOn Design
20 Jun 2014

Peter Schreyer receives EyesOn Design’s Lifetime Design Achievement Award

Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer of Kia Motors Corporation and Hyundai Motor Group, has received the prestigious Lifetime Design Achievement Award from EyesOn Design.
Jaguar Land Rover launches Special Operations division
17 Jun 2014

Jaguar Land Rover launches Special Operations division

Jaguar Land Rover has announced the launch of a new division that will create high performance derivatives, ultra luxury vehicles and special collector editions.
Design sketches: Star Wars-inspired vehicles
11 Jun 2014

Design sketches: Star Wars-inspired vehicles

A Jalopnik reader and car design school graduate has posted a set of sketches of futuristic vehicle created for Hasbro and inspired by characters from the Star Wars world.
Renault buys out Caterham
11 Jun 2014

Renault buys out Caterham’s stakes in Alpine joint-venture

Renault has announced the acquisition of Caterham Group’s stake in Société des Automobiles Alpine Caterham and confirmed its planes to launch the "Berlinette of the 21st century” within 2016.
University of Bologna awards Honorary Degree to Walter De
9 Jun 2014

University of Bologna awards Honorary Degree to Walter De’ Silva

The University of Bologna (Italy) has awarded the Volkswagen Group’s Chief Designer, Walter Maria de Silva (63), an honorary degree in recognition of his achievements as a designer.
Google
5 Jun 2014

Google’s self-driving car: the design

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.
Porsche reveals 911 secret concepts from the past
5 Jun 2014

Porsche reveals 911 secret concepts from the past

Porsche has released a series of short videos titled "Porsche 911 Secrets" that reveal some secret projects of the past, including an aerodynamic concept, a V8-powered 911 and the first 911 turbo.
Nissan opens satellite design studio in Rio de Janeiro
4 Jun 2014

Nissan opens satellite design studio in Rio de Janeiro

Nissan has announced the opening of a satellite design studio in Rio de Janeiro to explore Brazil's unique passion for automotive design and desire for quality products with high-character and high-energy design.
Ferrari F12Berlinetta wins the ADI Compasso D’oro Award for design
4 Jun 2014

Ferrari F12Berlinetta wins the ADI Compasso D’oro Award for design

The Ferrari F12berlinetta has been awarded the Compasso d’Oro (Golden Compass), one of the oldest and most prestigious international design accolades.
Joel Piaskowski succeeds Martin Smith as Ford of Europe Design Director
3 Jun 2014

Joel Piaskowski succeeds Martin Smith as Ford of Europe Design Director

Piaskowski has been appointed new Ford of Europe, Design Director, effective July 1st, replacing Martin Smith, who has led the design team for the past 10 years.
CCS students design the Buick of 2030
2 Jun 2014

CCS students design the Buick of 2030

Buick partnered with BASF to sponsor a competition for students at Detroit’s College for Creative Studies, who were asked to shape their vision of what Buicks will look like in 2030.
Two Maseratis win the Concorso d
27 May 2014

Two Maseratis win the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2014

At the recent Concorso d'Eleganza Villa d'Este two Maserati - a 1956 450 S and the new Alfieri Concept - won both the Best of Show and the Design Award for Concept Cars and Prototypes.
Michelin Challenge Design 2015: panel on
23 May 2014

Michelin Challenge Design 2015: panel on ‘Passionate’ design

Michelin has posted the integral video od of the Automotive Press Association Design Panel recently held in Detroit, focusing on the theme of this year's design challenge.
Jaguar to create six Lightweight E-Type reproductions
23 May 2014

Jaguar to create six Lightweight E-Type reproductions

Jaguar has announced that it will build six perfect reproductions of the rare 1963 Lightweight E-type, the iconic race car with all-aluminium body builts in 12 units.
Interview with Edgardo Michelotti on his father
22 May 2014

Interview with Edgardo Michelotti on his father’s story

Online magazine Italian Ways has published an inspiring video interview with Edgardo Michelotti, son of legendary designer Giovanni Michelotti.

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