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.
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.
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.
As part of Fiat's “Two of a kind” educational initiative, the group's Head of Global Design Lorenzo Ramaciotti gave talk on “The Roots of Italian Car Design” to the students of the Royal College of Art in London.
The latest episodes of Autoline's "This Week" features a conversation about automotive design, with legendary concept designer Syd Mead, Jim Hall from 2953 Analytics and John Manoogian from the College for Creative Studies.