Local Motors has announced the Manhattan Motors Challenge, a design competition that asks participants to create sketches of an electric vehicle with New York's lifestyle in mind. The deadline is 21 September 2008.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.