Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI) has announced that Christopher Chapman has been named chief designer of the Hyundai Design Center in Irvine, Calif.
For this year's Season's Greetings, Ford has released a humorous press release about a new eco-friendly sleigh concept to downsize Santa’s carbon footprint.
After the recent struggles to stay in business, Saab has finally filed for bankruptcy. It could be the end for the Swedish iconic automotive brand, founded in 1937.
Audi has announced that Wolfgang Egger, currently Head of Audi Group Design, will also be taking charge of Audi Brand Design on an operational level from February 1, 2012.
A video documentary by Arirang TV that presents the careers of three Korean automotive designers: Jae S. Min, Sean Lo and Bum-suk Lim.
Giorgetto Giugiaro has received the Order of Merit from the the President of the Republic of Korea Lee Myung-bak for his contribution to the economic development of the country.
"How to Draw Cars Now!" is a two-disc instructional DVD set created by Arvind Ramkrishna from Driven Mavens. It focuses on both analog and digital car drawing techniques and can be supported via Kickstarter.
Core77 has published a three parts interview with concept designer Daniel Simon, author of Cosmic Motors and designer of the vehicles featured in Tron Legacy and Captain America. The video was shot during Autodesk University 2011.
Ferrari Tailor-Made is a new personalization program that allows clients to choose exclusive materials and trims among three collections under the guidance of a Personal Designer.
Volvo Design Director Chris Benjamin has created two sketches that reinterpret the iconic P1800 model with the brand's current design language.
A video on the design of the Cadillac Ciel Concept, shot at the GM Advanced Design Studio in California, presented by Ed Welburn and aired by NBC during the latest episode of Jay Leno’s Garage.
At the 2011 Tokyo Motor Show Isuzu has displayed a design study of a modern tractor unit focused on aerodynamic efficiency and safety.
At the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show automotive expert Bobby Likis has interviewed GM design executives and managers Ed Welborn, Eric Clough, Tom Peters and Niki Smart. The interviews are available for download in mp3.
Audi has announced it is currently developing a renewed design language with the goal of differentiating its models by creating three distinctive families of vehicles.
Legendary coachbuilder Sergio Scaglietti has passed away at 91. His Carrozzeria Scaglietti created some of the most beautiful Ferraris of the past such as the 1957 Testa Rossa and the 1962 250 GTO.
Car and Driver has revealed a set of official design sketches that preview the next-generation Volvo XC90 crossover, expected for launch in 2014.
The Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology has announced that Chris Bangle has bees selected for the 2012 Lifetime Design Achievement Award for his career in vehicle design.
Two official videos that give some insights on the activities of the Hyundai Design Center for North America and on the design of the 2011 Sonata.
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