Wheels are a essential elements in the design of cars, and offer designers a freedom of expression almost unmatched for automotive exteriors. Here is a gallery of photos and sketches of wheels for reference and/or inspiration.
Twingo is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. We report a short history and an extensive image gallery of the iconic model.
The winner of the LA Design Challenge 2013 is SAIC Motor's Roewe Mobiliant Concept, the vehicle inspired by ants that aims at solving urban traffic and pollution in the cities of the future.
Volvo completed some scientific experiments that reveal how beautiful car design can evoke a range of feelings very close to basic human emotions. An interactive Google Hangout on the topic is scheduled for today at 2PM CET.
150+ photos of the concept and production cars presented at the 2013 Tokyo Motor Show.
An extensive photo gallery from the 2013 Los Angeles Auto Show, with hundreds of photos of the latest concept and production cars, as well as some specials.
The HEFEI (Harmonious Eco-Friendly Efficient Infrastructure) is a project of a futuristic transportation system featuring towers powered by wind turbines and a networ of autonomous vehicles fed by a power grid.
A speech held at Academy of Art University presented by entertainment and concept designer Harald Belker, who discusses his work and giving some career advices to design students.
The first limited edition calendar by Degler Studio pays homage to the exotic and provocative concept cars created by Bertone in 60 years of activity.
Peter Schreyer, President and Chief Design Officer of the Hyundai Motor Group, has received the Honorary Golden Steering Wheel, awarded for outstanding achievement in the automotive industry. He is only the second designer to receive this award.
A video interview with Tesla Motors Chief Designer Franz von Holzhausen, who explains how the company created the Model S without any previous design background - from the Gigaom Roadmap 2013 conference.
Ford Motor Company has announced that J Mays, group vice president and chief creative officer, Design, will retire after a 33-year career, succeded by Moray Callum
An exclusive review of "How To Draw", the much awaited educational book by Scott Robertson, a complete drawing manual for designers featuring a companion app and over 10 hours of video tutorials.
In the latest episode of the "Design Handbook" series gives an overview of the history and reasons behind big wheels from an aesthetic perspective.
Form Trends website has launched a series of video interviews with automotive designers who give some insights on the design of recent concept cars.
Mazda has strengthened its European design team with the addition of Kevin Rice, who will lead the creative design process focusing on the development of the company’s “KODO – Soul of Motion” design language.
The latest video episode produced by Autoline and presented by automotive expert Jim Hall is about the Bone Line.
A set of exclusive photos ad a design sketch, courtesy of Richard "Dick" Nesbitt, a former Ford designer who worked on the 1974 Mustang II model.
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