Peter Schreyer will be the next Design Director at Kia Motors. He has worked at Audi for more than 25 years, and created the original Audi TT.
Nissan has announced the launch of a new family of global cars. The Chinese variant, named Livina Geniss, will go on sale in 2006.
Product Design Forums is an online community fully focused on industrial design. Members can share their ideas, show their projects, discuss design techniques and look for career suggestions or job offers.
On next September Alfa Romeo will decide whether to produce a small B-segment coupé. The car should be based on the Grande Punto and a design study has been published by ItaliaSpeed.
The Audi R-Zéro is a concept study for a futuristic sportscar that combines electrical propulsion with extreme performances. It was created by three students of the French International School of Design (ISD).
Thanks to Ross McSherry, the winner of "Stile Italiano Giovani" 2006 Design Competition, we publish an exclusive design story of his Alfa Romeo Villa d'Este project, including many sketches and photos from the development process.
"modo 201" is an innovative 3d creation software released by Luxology. Ford's artist Chris Szetela speaks about its key features and how he integrated this application in his production pipeline.
The new VW Eos is the protagonist of a series of artistic pictures created by five world-class fashion photographers for the international zeitgeist magazine ZOO.
Laurens van den Acker has been appointed General Manager of the Design Division of Mazda Motor Corporation. Among his projects are many recent Ford concept cars.
According to the British magazine Autocar, despite recent job cuts and the imminent closure of the Blackpool plant, TVR is planning new models and aims at increasing production volumes and exporting to new markets.
DesignerTechniques is a new car design website with exclusive tutorials and resources. It was created by Allan MacDonald, a professional designer today employed at Volvo Trucks.
To express a timeless classic feel that reflects the brand image, Aston Martin has undertaken a design programme for its showrooms and dealerships that includes modern furniture icons and architectural elements typical of luxury hotels and boutiques.
At the New York International Auto Show Citroen C4 has been voted 2006 World Car Design of the Year. It was selected from a shortlist of 24 vehicles: the BMW 3-Series and the Honda Civic won the 2nd and 3rd prize.
The Citroen C3 Pluriel Kartell, a special version created by the Italian design furniture company, is on display at the Textiles Show ("Salone dei Tessuti") in Milan, Italy.
On April the 1st Lotus announced a new pick-up based on the Elise model: the so-called "Load Lugga" should be Lotus' first move into the lucrative LCV market... but pay attention to the release date...
The sixth Bmw Art Car was created by Robert Rauschenberg in 1986. The artist used photographic methods to transfer images, including famous classical paintings, to the car.
Acura will unveil a concept version of the next generation MDX SUV model at the next New York International Auto Show. Like the previous model, the new MDX will be designed, developed and manufactured exclusively in North America.
Autoblog.com.es is a website dedicated to Car Design owned by Luis Camino, a student at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco. In his latest article he shows some interesting proposals for future Audi and Mitsubishi models.
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