Design student Ugo Spagnolo has won the Adventure Team Motors design competition organized by Local Motors with his LM 4X 6-seater sports-oriented off-road vehicle.
Peugeot has published the list of the 29 finalist projects of the 2008 Design Contest. Internet users will be able to vote for the projects until next 15 September, when the 10 finalists will be selected.
The Air Base Motor Competition by Local Motors was won by the Community's Swedish member Doojin with his L.A.F. Concept, a lightweight sportscar with a jet-inspired design.
Local Motors has announced its new monthly design competition called 'Adventure Motors', a sketch contest challenging participants to create a transporter for a pack of adventure seekers.
Fiat UK has announced the 'Smiles per Hour' design competition, open to UK residents. Participants are asked to present a vehicle prototype focused on new enjoyable ways of travelling. The first prize is a £50,000 cheque.
Car Design News has announced the results of the 2008 Design Contest. New Zealander Jay Wen and Iranian Seyyed Javad Ghaffarian have respectively won the professional and student categories.
Local Motors has announced the results of its Miami Road Racer design competition. The winner is Sangho Kim, a Transportation Design Student at Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California.
MSN Autos has launched an online design challenge open to US residents that invites participants to submit a custom body paint for the Challenger. The grand prize is a 2009 Dodge Challenger R/T.
Anfia Car Coachbuilders Group has announced the launch of the 2008 edition of the Stile Italiano Giovani design competition. Participation is open to non-professional designers under 28 and the submission deadline is 30 June 2008.
American car company Local Motors is hosting a series of monthly car design competitions aimed at selecting projects for a limited series production. The next contest is titled 'Miami Road Racer' and will start on 20 May 2008.
On next 21 June 2008 French magazine 'L'argus de l'automobile' will launch the 7th edition of its Design Competition, open to students of European design colleges. The theme is 'Invent a vehicle that is useful for society' and the deadline for...
As part the celebrations for the Model T's centenary, Ford has launched a design challenge open to five universities, with the task of creating a modern concept which is simple, lightweight, practical and affordable.
Mercedes-Benz and Wallpaper* magazine have started a multi-disciplinary design competition inspired by the GLK model. The contest is open to six selected European design schools.
Ford has sponsored a design contest at Detroit's College for Creative Studies: eleven students were invited to reinvent the iconic Model T, which celebrates its centenary in 2008. The winner is Dong Tran with an electric crossover concept.
Peugeot has announced the launch of the 5th edition of its Design Contest. The theme is a concept car for the megalopolis of tomorrow. The submission deadline is 20 July 2008.
Citroen has announced the results of its C-Design Competition. The winner is Bulgarian Ognyan Bozhilov, who created a sledge concept constructed from Citroen car parts including a rear seat, a steering wheel, roof pillars and a spoiler.
The 2008 edition of the VDA Design Award is open to worldwide students of design and arts. The competition task is to produce visionary concepts and solutions for commercial vehicles, with special attention to transport efficiency.
The 4th edition of the Mini Design Award contest is open to all designers with the theme 'Giving value to water'. The event will be promoted at the next Milano Design Week which takes place on 15-21 April 2008.