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’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’ 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’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
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
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
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
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
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’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 ‘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
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’s story
Online magazine Italian Ways has published an inspiring video interview with Edgardo Michelotti, son of legendary designer Giovanni Michelotti.
Volkswagen teases 2015 Passat with design sketches
Volkswagen has released a set of design sketches that preview the 8th generation Passat (Europen spec), showing an design that adopt sthe brand's current DNA.
Video: Bentley designers on inspiration and technology
Bentley has created a short documentary titled 'Intelligent Details', featuring Director of Design Luc Donckerwolke and Head of Exterior Design SangYup Lee.
Concept cars of the past heading to Atlanta for “Dream Cars” exhibition
From May 21 to September 7, 2014 the High Museum of Art in Atlanta will host the exhibition "Dream Cars - Innovative Design, Visionary Ideas", featuring iconic concept cars of the past, including the Pininfarina Modulo and the Bertone Stratos Zero.
Luciano Bove’s tips on design portolios
Designer Luciano Bove has posted three new videos from his recent lecture at Turin IAAD, giving an introduction and some tips on how to prepare and organize a portfolio.
Citroën celebrates 80 years of the Traction Avant
Designed and engineered by Flaminio Bertoni and André Lefèbvre, the Traction Avant was launched in 1934 and represented a ground-breaking development in automotive history. Citroën is celebrating this anniversary with a series of events.
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