Automotive design

INEOS Automotive Reveals the Design of Its Upcoming 4x4, the Grenadier

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - 12:01am

LONDON, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INEOS Automotive today reveals the exterior design of the Grenadier, its forthcoming, no-nonsense 4x4 vehicle for the world, another step on the road towards start of production.

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  • LONDON, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- INEOS Automotive today reveals the exterior design of the Grenadier, its forthcoming, no-nonsense 4x4 vehicle for the world, another step on the road towards start of production.
  • We set out to design a modern, functional and highly capable 4x4 vehicle with utility at its core," said Toby Ecuyer, Head of Design.
  • INEOS Automotive Limited was formed and a senior team of automotive professionals assembled to bring the vision to reality.
  • INEOS Automotive is a subsidiary of INEOS Group ( www.ineos.com ), a leading manufacturer of petrochemicals, speciality chemicals and oil products.

All-New 2021 Kia K5 Set To Disrupt And Inspire The Mid-Size Sedan Market

Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 7:05pm

Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8646052-kia-2021-k5-mid-size-sedan/

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  • Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8646052-kia-2021-k5-mid-size-sedan/
    But why try to reimagine the sedan, especially during a time when the market continues to shift towards crossovers and SUVs?
  • Fueled by an unstoppable spirit to push harder and work smarter, Kia was determined to give it everything instead of giving up; completely rethinking the traditional sedan.
  • The K5's all-wheel drive system is front-wheel drive based, which is a first for a Kia sedan.
  • 15Safe Exit Assist is not a substitute for one's attention and may not detect all objects surrounding the vehicle.

High School Students From Michigan and California Take Top Spots in FCA Drive for Design Competition

Friday, May 8, 2020 - 2:00pm

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Three students from Michigan and California have taken the top spots in this year's FCA Drive for Design contest.

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  • AUBURN HILLS, Mich., May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Three students from Michigan and California have taken the top spots in this year's FCA Drive for Design contest.
  • Entries submitted from high school students in grades 10-12 from across the country were reviewed virtually by FCA's automotive design team and special guest judge Josh Welton.
  • In 2013, he introduced Drive for Design, which is based on a contest he won as a high school student.
  • Launched in 2013, the FCA Product Design Office created its Drive for Design contest as an innovative way to educate young artists about careers in automotive design.

FCA Design Team Seeks High School Students to Design the Future of Ram Truck

Thursday, February 20, 2020 - 2:00pm

Mark Trostle, Head of Ram Truck Design at FCA, wants to change that.

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  • Mark Trostle, Head of Ram Truck Design at FCA, wants to change that.
  • The 2020 Drive for Design contest challenges U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to sketch a Ram truck of the future.
  • Launched in 2013, the FCA Product Design Office created its Drive for Design contest as an innovative way to educate young artists about careers in automotive design.
  • A private, fully accredited college, CCS enrolls more than 1,400 students, pursuing Master of Fine Arts degrees in color and materials design, interaction design, integrated design and transportation design and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in advertising design, art education, crafts, entertainment arts, fashion accessories design, fine arts, graphic design, illustration, interior design, photography, product design and transportation design.

Arcimoto Pure Electric Fun Utility Vehicle Lightweighted Using XponentialWorks Generative Design and Additive Manufacturing Capabilities

Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 2:00pm
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  • View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20200121005639/en/
    Test Driving Arcimoto's Lightweighted FUV @ XponentialWorks (Photo: Business Wire)
    What: XponentialWorks and Arcimoto showcase how lightweighting is changing vehicle design and manufacturing.
  • The lightweighted designs were made using artificial intelligence and computer generated design by ParaMatters .
  • We are thrilled to open Arcimotos ultra-efficient vehicle platform to XponentialWorks team of lightweighting and additive manufacturing experts, said Arcimoto CEO Mark Frohnmayer.
  • The speed at which the XponentialWorks team has made meaningful weight improvements to core components of the Fun Utility Vehicle is truly impressive.

RTI Unveils Connext Drive: The First Complete Automotive-Grade Connectivity Solution for Autonomous Vehicle Development

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 1:00pm

Worse, autonomous vehicle designs must last for years, so automakers must ensure that their systems not only address todays connectivity challenges, but also anticipate future challenges.

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  • Worse, autonomous vehicle designs must last for years, so automakers must ensure that their systems not only address todays connectivity challenges, but also anticipate future challenges.
  • RTI Connext Drive brings developers the software and tools they need to build autonomous vehicles and automotive fleets.
  • Connext Drive is the only proven, standards-based solution specifically built for current and future development of intelligent, autonomous vehicles.
  • RTI Connext Drive offers a complete solution for autonomous vehicle development and will help OEMs and suppliers accelerate their time to production.

Behind the Wheel: Spotlighting young design talents in China

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 10:30am

CNH Industrial partnered with the Annual Car Design News Awards China in challenging young design students across China to try their hand at imagining the next generation of agricultural equipment.

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  • CNH Industrial partnered with the Annual Car Design News Awards China in challenging young design students across China to try their hand at imagining the next generation of agricultural equipment.
  • See the results in the latest Behind the Wheel webisode: cnhindustrial.com/youngdesigntalents_en
    Shanghai, China hosted the 10th edition of the annual Car Design News Awards China, a competition open to Chinese students studying automotive and industrial design at degree level and promoted by Car Design News, the leading global online resource for the professional automotive design community.
  • In a departure from purely automotive design challenges, students were asked to investigate how design can help address real world requirements, in this case the future needs of farming.
  • See the finalists designs and meet the accomplished young students behind them as they discuss their projects, explaining their inspiration and logic.

ANSYS And Autodesk Collaborate To Spur Innovation For The Automotive Industry

Monday, September 9, 2019 - 12:00pm

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Engineering simulation leader ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) and design and manufacturing software provider Autodesk, Inc .

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  • PITTSBURGH, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Engineering simulation leader ANSYS (NASDAQ: ANSS) and design and manufacturing software provider Autodesk, Inc .
  • today announced a collaboration to help automotive companies combine visual design review and regulatory compliance validation in a connected workflow.
  • "We are excited to collaborate with Autodesk to bring automakers our gold-standard lighting simulation," said Eric Bantegnie,vice president and general manager, systems business unit at ANSYS.
  • "VRED is the leading-edge, industry-standard 3D visualization and digital decision-making tool in the automotive design studio," said Thomas Heermann, senior director for automotive products at Autodesk.

Automobili Pininfarina Presents Updated Battista and Pura Design Vision as Past, Present and Future Combine During Monterey Car Week

Tuesday, August 6, 2019 - 11:01pm

Michael Perschke, Automobili Pininfarina CEO, said: "We are excited to be back in Pebble Beach at the House of Automobili Pininfarina.

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  • Michael Perschke, Automobili Pininfarina CEO, said: "We are excited to be back in Pebble Beach at the House of Automobili Pininfarina.
  • We will celebrate the breath-taking design heritage of Pininfarina whilst presenting our PURA Vision- a design model that shows how Automobili Pininfarina will channel historic inspiration into a vision of the future of automotive luxury."
  • Automobili Pininfarina's PURA Vision design model will be revealed alongside sketches and renders that define the company's future design language.
  • Borgogno said: "Defining Automobili Pininfarina's future design vision has been by far my most exciting challenge as a car designer.

Karma Automotive Appoints VP Of Global Design & Architecture

Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 6:07pm

IRVINE, Calif., June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Southern California-based Karma Automotive today appointed Andreas Thurner to the newly-created role of Vice President of Global Design and Architecture, leading Karma Design, a new business unit established to both drive the company's unique design identity and syndicate its styling services.

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  • IRVINE, Calif., June 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --Southern California-based Karma Automotive today appointed Andreas Thurner to the newly-created role of Vice President of Global Design and Architecture, leading Karma Design, a new business unit established to both drive the company's unique design identity and syndicate its styling services.
  • The new business unit is also tasked with offering design services for other automotive companies, luxury lifestyle design services beyond automotive, and in-house luxury styling and developing and guarding Karma's unique design language.
  • Thurner arrived at Karma in 2016 as exterior design lead after leading Advanced Design for interior and exterior and Design Innovation Management for the BMW Group.
  • Learn more about Karma Automotive at www.karmaautomotive.com or visit the password-free Karma Newsroom at www.karmanewsroom.com for the latest press releases, videos and images.