Audi is supporting a team of German engineers working in the Google Lunar XPRIZE competition to transport an unmanned rover onto the moon, providing a number of technologies, from the quattro transmission to piloted driving.
Ford, in partnership with 3D content store TurboSquid, has made available a range of 3D printed models and detailed digital 3D assets suitable for accurate rendering visualization.
Opel has announced a five million Euros investment for its Rüsselsheim Design Center, including a new high-speed milling center for the development of design concepts and production models.
Autodesk announces Spark 3D printing platform to be embedded in Windows 10 and intent to make digital 3D models interoperable with Microsoft HoloLens.
Ford Motor Company has announced a new collaboration with DowAksa to develop manufacturing innovations in automotive-grade carbon fiber for use in future products.
Scientists at the University of Rochester are using lasers to transform metals into extremely water repellent, or super-hydrophobic, materials without the need for temporary coatings.
Jaguar Land Rover has launched a research project to develop a 360 degree view that uses screens embedded in the pillars, as well as the Follow-Me Ghost Car Navigation system.
To enhance the premium nature of its interiors, Cadillac is adopting the Cut-and-Sew technique for both functional and decorative stitching.
General Motors’ manufacturing team has challenged four major universities to find new uses for additive manufacturing – 3D printing – and augmented reality.
To further develop Local Motors' 3D printed cars - Strati - the company is collaborating with Autodesk to utilize Spartk, a new open platform for 3D printing.
A video showing the 3D printing process of the Strati, the concept car currenty under development at Local Motors.
Jaguar has released technical details on its upcoming XE, which will be based on a new modular architecture with an aluminum-intensive unibody.
Following the recently previewed Transparent Bonnet virtual imaging system, Jaguar Land Rover has now released a video showcasing its Virtual Windscreen, a system that offers an enhanced ‘virtual’ view of the road or race track. The system uses...
Sharp has developed the Free-Form Display, an evolution of the conventional display systems that allows to have arbitrary, non-rectangular shapes, thanks to the IGZO technology and proprietary circuits.
Ford has released a preview video and the first details on its Adaptive Steering technology, which is expected to debut on series production models within 12 months.
Google has recently unveiled an early prototype of its autonomous vehicle, showcasing a distinctively friendly, cute-ish styling. We report the first details along with the opinions of top designers published by the Fast Company magazine.
Ford is testing new materials and technology on a Fusion-derived experimental car, which achieves a 25 percent weight reduction and showcases potential solutions for future models.
Nissan is working on an innovative nano-paint technology capable of repelling dirt. The first prototype - a Nissan Note - is currently under testing and will allow to evaluate potential aftermarket applications.
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