Automotive Design

Bmw Art Car 1982: 635 Csi by Ernst Fuchs
28 Mar 2006

Bmw Art Car 1982: 635 Csi by Ernst Fuchs

In 1982 Austrian painter Ernst Fuchs created the fifth Bmw Art Car, a 635 CSi. He took his inspiration from a dream he had when he was young.
Bmw Art Car 1979: M1 by Andy Warhol
27 Mar 2006

Bmw Art Car 1979: M1 by Andy Warhol

The fourth Bmw Art Car was created in 1977 by the Pop Art legend Andy Warhol who, unlike the previous artists, worked directly on the full-scale vehicle and painted the car himself.
Nissan Design Challenge for Pforzheim University students
26 Mar 2006

Nissan Design Challenge for Pforzheim University students

Nissan Design Europe has announced the winners of a design challenge open to design students from Pforzheim University in Germany. The challenge was focused on the future image of Nissan brand and its position in the global market.
Bmw Art Car 1977: 320i by Roy Lichtenstein
23 Mar 2006

Bmw Art Car 1977: 320i by Roy Lichtenstein

In 1977 Roy Lichtenstein turned a BMW 320i into a piece of his art that was driven by Poulain and Mignot at Le Mans 24-hour race and finished 9th overall and first in class.
23 Mar 2006

Bmw Art Car 1976: 3.0 CSL by Frank Stella

The second Bmw Art Car was created by Frank Stella, an American artist and a passionate motor racing fan, who used a black and white square grid pattern taking inspiration from the technical graph-paper.
Bmw Art Car 1975: 3.0 CSL by Alexander Calder
17 Mar 2006

Bmw Art Car 1975: 3.0 CSL by Alexander Calder

Created by American sculptor Alexander Calder for his friend Herve Poulain, the BMW 3.0 CSL became the first piece of art of an exclusive and unique collection.
17 Mar 2006

BMW Art Collection: the history

Bmw is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its Art Cars Collection and the 16th Art Car will be unveiled during the next weeks. We take this chance to chronicle the story of this unique collection, with a series of daily articles.
MG SV-R Concept for sale
16 Mar 2006

MG SV-R Concept for sale

MG Sport and Racing Ltd , the motor sport arm of MG Rover, is going to put some very special cars on sale, including the 2004 SV-R Concept Car.
Caparo Vehicles Technologies
15 Mar 2006

Caparo Vehicles Technologies

Caparo, a metal processing multinational, has acquired the Engineering Company Freestream, that recently unveiled the T1 concept vehicle. The new brand will be named Caparo Vehicles Technologies.
Audi TT preview sketches
14 Mar 2006

Audi TT preview sketches

Audi has released new teaser images of the next generation of the TT coupé. New updates can be downloaded through a desktop screensaver available from the Audi TT Lounge microsite.
Citroen Concept for 2054
13 Mar 2006

Citroen Concept for 2054

Citroen has created a futuristic concept car for the year 2054, that will be featured in a French Sci-Fi animation movie named "Paris 2054 - Renaissance", directed by Christian Volckman.
Pininfarina manager Lorenzo Ramaciotti about car design
7 Feb 2006

Pininfarina manager Lorenzo Ramaciotti about car design

Automotive News Europe Magazine publishes an interesting interview to Lorenzo Ramaciotti, ex Chief Designer at Pininfarina, who speaks about design trends and the influences that concept cars have had on production vehicles in the last years.
Why designers like Mazda
21 Jan 2006

Why designers like Mazda

Franz Von Holzhause, the new Director of Design at Mazda North American Operations speaks about the possibilities offered to young designers by a "nimble" manufacturer like Mazda: more energy and flexibility and less "layers to get through".
19 Jan 2006

Ford “Small-is-Big” Concepts

The Transportation design students at the Art Center College of Design where challenged by Ford to create an all-new entry-level car with the "small is big" idea in mind.
16 Jan 2006

GM wins 2006 Design Challenge

General Motors Advanced Design won the 2006 Design Challenge, hosted by the 2006 Los Angeles Auto Show, with the GMC Pad concept, a "flat on wheels".
26 Dec 2005

Lincoln new wheel design development

Ford has released an article about the design process of its new 20 inches wheel that will be featured on a Lincoln teaser vehicle at the 2006 North American International Auto Show.
20 Dec 2005

The return of Duesenberg

A group of American businessmen is going to resurrect the Duesenberg marque with the Torpedo Coupé, a prestigious sportscar that could be unveiled in 2007.
Ford design ideas
13 Dec 2005

Ford design ideas

Ford has just released an interesting article about an internal discussion about design strategies and customer tastes. We report it along with some unseen sketches of the Iosis Concept.

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