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.
Volvo has developed a rearward-faced child seat concept that inflates in less than 40 seconds and features an innovative pump system, advanced materials and a bluetooth connection.
Land Rover is developing an augmented reailty system that allows driver to see a view of the terrain ahead, making the front of the car virtually invisible from the inside.
Honda has released 3D STL data for exterior designs of a number of past concept cars, including the 2013 NSX Concept, suitable for being replicated with 3D printers.
Volvo announced a partnership with the sports protective gear manufacturer POC to exchange knowledge and to explore new ideas within safety and design.
An official document that explains how General Motors is using 3D scanning technologies for competitive benchmarking and for streamlining the design development process.
An official document that explains the importance of the 3D scanning technology as a way for reducing the development times of the Cadillac Elmiraj Concept.
A series of three video episodes produced by Ferrari and presented by design chief Simone Resta who gives a detailed overview of the aerodynamics design behind today's F1 Cars.
Volvo has announced the development of an innovative concept for lightweight structural energy storage components that could improve the energy usage of future electrified vehicles.
Infiniti and Red Bull Racing Team have produced a mini series of four video episodes covering different aspects of the development of an F1 cars: R&D, composites, manufacturing and assembly.
At SIGGRAPH ASIA 2013, researchers from Scientists Tel-Aviv University in Israel and Tsinghua University in Beijing have presented an experimental software capable of recognize and extract 3D models from simple photographs.
Ford is developing a flexible manufacturing process for rapidly forming sheet metal parts, allowing to cut costs and times for low volume production applications.
Jaguar Land Rover will lead a five year research program on virtual simulation in collaboration with the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) and four leading UK universities.
An official article on the new digital technologies used by Ford during the design process: from 3D printing to the CAVE (Computer Automated Virtual Environment).
UK-based Prodrive has announced a new manufacturing process that allows to produce deep-luster colored carbon composites.
An exclusive in-depth overview of X-Rite Pantone's Total Appearance Capture technology, the innovative solution for creating accurate digital materials that will be presented during the Press Days of the upcoming Geneva Show.
Honda has announced the development of a new technology to join steel and aluminum that enables the adoption of aluminum for outer car body panels. The first production application is the new 2014 Acura RLX.
Two new official videos on the 2014 Corvette Stingray, documenting the design process behind the interior and the use of lightweight, shape memory alloys.
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