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Despite the growth of electric vehicles around the world, full-sized pickups continue to rise in dominance over the American automotive market. Last year, we saw the combined sale of 2.8 […]
Pimp Santa’s Ride (in just 5 easy steps)
Santa needs your help!!!
His old 2016 vehicle is simply out of date; he deserves an upgrade for 2017, and he’s looking for a few good designers to pimp Santa’s ride. Joi […]
Remember feeling free to dream? Or, having that spirit that seemed unbreakable, where no mountain was too high to climb, no goal beyond reach?… I must say, after speaking with Alan Derosier it was easy to find. T […]
Spookiest Ride Entries for 2017 are in – help us decide the winners!
Autodesk Automotive challenged #VRED users to create the most spookiest and scariest creations by using their creepiest, most horrifying 3D veh […]
Spookiest Ride 2017: Do you have what it takes?
Calling all ghouls, goblins and ghosts…in anticipation of Halloween on October 31, we’re looking for the spookiest ride you can conjure up!
Create yo […]
Christian Grajewski is a designer for the Volkswagen Future Center Europe, specializing in interiors. A job many aspiring designers strive for; however, what really caught my attention was the way he applied his […]
To start, it seems like every trade journal, conference and training event has some discussion around Millennial workers. There’s talk about how millennials feel entitled to whatever they want without having to e […]
After months of sketching, rendering, modifying, deleting, sketching, rendering, modifying and deleting, you finally have it… You were tasked with a futuristic concept and you are finally ready to present your w […]
If you are a classic car lover or an automotive enthusiast, it’s hard to imagine cars like the Honda Civic or Toyota Camry becoming collectibles of the future. Back more than half a century ago, cars were made w […]
In our previous post, What Makes a Car Truly Classic?, we discussed the design elements that have made a few makes and models true to their own style and unique design. So, what can we do today knowing what has […]
Driverless cars are going to do a lot of good in the world. They will eliminate driver error, reduce accidents, make our commutes easier, but there is one thing that is less than advantageous, the world’s organ s […]
We often hear the word “classic” and attribute that to age. But what makes something classic is not age, but rather timelessness. A styling that can always be relatable, always feel elegant and always invoke a dee […]
The Chinese automotive market became the biggest in 2009. In 2015 alone, 21.2 million passenger vehicles were sold in China compared to just 17.47 million in the US. Underscoring these impressive numbers is one […]
For ages, manual transmissions were the best way to control the shifting in cars, but recent advances have made the automatic dominant.
Manual transmissions are, unfortunately, become a dying a breed in the US, […]
Pimp Santas Ride Entries are in – help us decide the winners!
Autodesk Automotive challenged #Alias, #Speedform and #VRED users to redesign Santa’s sleigh, and what did we get? Some incredibly creative, sleek an […]
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