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    Ford F-150 redesign puts customers at its (mighty) heart

    2020-06-26T09:25:00Z

    The new Ford F-150, launched in the early hours of this morning, UK time, holds few surprises on the exterior, it is recognisably an F-150, look inside and the storage and truck-as-workplace solutions are beautifully resolved and carefully thought-out.

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    Polestar launches annual design competition

    2020-06-25T11:26:00Z

    Polestar announces a new design contest geared to inspire and promote automotive creativity, open to both students and professional designers 

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    CDN’s Production and Concept Car Award winners for 2019

    2020-06-19T13:05:00Z

    The Car Design Review 7 book has launched and the winners for the Concept and Production Cars of 2019 have been announced in a livestream with Land Rover’s Professor Gerry McGovern and FCA Europe’s Klaus Busse

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    Car Design Awards China 2020 live judging has taken place (remotely)

    2020-06-10T15:39:00Z

    There have been three stages of judging to get to this point, and today, the Judges selected their category winners (for 10 categories) and the overall winner. The results will be announced on CDN in July, after the individuals have been given the good news. 

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    Volvo hires new Colour and Material and UX leaders

    2020-06-10T14:44:00Z

    Claudia Braun has a longstanding track record in premium car design. At Daimler, she was responsible for colour and trim design for the Mercedes, AMG and Maybach brands, while she also played a significant role in colour and trim design at Porsche earlier in her career. “Volvo is the most stylish and sustainable brand. It is a perfect match to my vision of Scandinavian sustainable design and a responsible way of life,” she commented.

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    Opel’s new Mokka design has striking EV Vizor identity

    2020-06-10T12:09:00Z

    Opel goes full Mandalorian with a new EV grille identity and has released full images of the production Mokka

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    2021 VW Arteon launched in grand tourer and shooting brake variants

    2020-06-03T17:17:00Z

    VW has launched the new Arteon in the form of two variants: the luxury grand tourer, and a shooting brake model

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    Pininfarina announces new tool to aid UX design

    2020-05-14T11:52:00Z

    The company has formed strategic partnerships to advance user experience design with the AutonoMIA demonstrator

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    Luc Donckerwolke resigns from Hyundai

    2020-04-29T11:43:00Z

    Surprise resignation at Hyundai: Luc Donckerwolke has resigned from his position as chief designer of the Group

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    In-car virus busters

    2020-04-28T14:33:00Z

    We are used to seeing futuristic in-car santising solutions in concept cars for an autonomous future but it seems recent Covid-related events have triggered a rush to market in China, and they are already in production cars.

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    Matthew Weaver promoted to Nissan Design Europe vice president

    2020-03-31T15:37:00Z

    Matthew Weaver, already the design director of Nissan Design Europe, is being promoted to the role of vice president within the Japanese OEM’s London-based studio, in step with Nissan lifer Mamoru Aoki stepping down to retire after 39 years with the company

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    UK Government calls for ventilator help

    2020-03-26T11:20:00Z

    In the past weeks, many companies have been asking what they can do to assist with the rapid production of ventilators to assist with the effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Design consultancies, large carmakers, small engineering firms, and everyone in-between are keen to offer their assistance at this critical time. 

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    Hyundai launches the 2021 Elantra

    2020-03-18T12:11:00Z

    Hyundai has launched its seventh-generation Elantra compact sedan for the US market, in Los Angeles

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    Buick reveals production version of GL8 Avenir luxury MPV

    2020-03-17T17:01:00Z

    Buick has revealed the production version of its China-only GL8 Avenir luxury MPV, and, to no one’s no surprise, it looks much like the concept introduced at the Shanghai Auto Show last year.

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    First Sight: Van Roij Adventum Coupe

    2020-03-16T10:28:00Z

    Van Roij Design’s two-door Range Rover conversion brings some old-school dignity to the world of customised SUVs

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    Hyundai teases 2021 Elantra

    2020-03-11T11:37:00Z

    Hyundai has released teaser images and a video previewing its new Elantra sedan for 2021

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    Czinger completes motor show stand, plans London reveal

    2020-03-06T19:31:00Z

    American supercar startup Czinger have set up their stand from the cancelled Geneva Motor Show, now in London

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    Bentley Mulliner Bacalar

    2020-03-06T17:01:00Z

    Undaunted by the cancellation of the Geneva show, Bentley introduced its ultra-exclusive limited edition Bacalar at its headquarters at Crewe Tuesday. The open-top car, based on the Continental GT convertible chassis, is limited to a production of twelve, and, naturally, they are all already spoken for

  • 2020 DS Aero Sport Lounge concept (07) - front-on
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    The DS Aero Sport Lounge proposes satin, straw and ultrasonic gesture control as the new French luxury

    2020-03-05T11:00:00Z

    Parent company PSA’s bid to make the historic DS name feel like a truly standalone new brand took another conceptual step in the right direction with its Aero Sport Lounge unveil this week. With the threat of virus contamination stopping real-world Geneva Motor Show proceedings Car Design News got on the phone to DS’s design director Thierry Métroz instead to talk through its importance.

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    Aston Martin V12 Speedster breezes onto the web

    2020-03-04T18:00:00Z

    Aston Martin has debuted a special collector edition of the Vantage, with the V12 from the DBS and an open-air design