SAIC Motor, China’s largest car manufacturer, has a design studio, the SAIC Design Advanced London, and it has been established as a satellite studio dedicated to providing a unique and forward-thinking perspectives on SAICs brands; MG, ROEWE and the recently launched R.
Join Phil Botley, Autodesk Alias Product Manager for a round-table discussion around the trends, observations and changes in the Automotive Digital Design Process
The Tata design team will take you through the development and insights of redesigning an Indian icon.
The Tata Sierra Concept debuted at the Delhi Auto Expo in 2020 and received plaudits for its innovative design solutions, maintaining the spirit of the original and offering a number of modern ideas. The design team was challenged with redesigning an icon for a new era defined by a rapidly changing social, economic and environmental landscape.
Though many designers tend to specialise in a chosen discipline: furniture, product, industrial – they find inspiration in all kinds of places and across all aspects of design. For this discussion, sponsored by Dinamica, CDN invites leading designers and creators from a variety of disciplines to explore the interstitial space where car design, art, architecture, and product design meet.
The future is bright. The future is electric? Škoda is but one quality automaker that is offering its dedicated following the option of an all-electric SUV. Crystal grilles, layered dash, and upmarket interior: the Enyaq is an impressive foray in the EV world. Hear from the team behind it.
This session includes a 15 minute live Q&A with the Škoda design team.
Substance by Adobe will present how to use the Adobe 3D toolset, including Substance materials, to improve realism and CMF creativity in digital. There will be a special focus on Substance materials within Autodesk VRED
"Low Volume = Design Freedom” A discussion as to how some OEMs are looking at producing specialty low-volume vehicles that allow for unrestricted design elements, normally prohibitive with conventional manufacturing assembly facilities. Brought to you in partnership with Prefix.
Car Design News sits down with the legendary designer to talk about the philosophy of design, animated shorts and why the car design needs a radical shake-up if it is to meet the physical and emotional needs of tomorrow’s generation.
Join Head of Design, Robin Page and his team on this must-attend session as they present the design story for Volvo’s newest electric vehicles, including videos, sketches and walk throughs of the interior, exterior, CMF and UX design
As point of reference for prestigious global brands in different fields of application, Alcantara has been pioneering in the commitment to sustainability for the past eleven years. Alcantara can express and define a contemporary and unique lifestyle for people who like to fully enjoy the products they use on a daily basis, whilst respecting the environment.
Capable of face-melting speeds, the Jaguar Vision Gran Turismo SV is a supercar for a new era. Featuring an aerodynamic design and podium-topping technology, Jaguar’s design team has taken the EV paradigm to the limits. We hear from them in this live design review.
Traditional definitions of a car are becoming increasingly blurred as new methods of transportation continually emerge. From ride-sharing schemes to electric scooters and automated vehicles, a new generation of designers are taking on the challenges posed by rapid urban development, the environment, and the question of mobility outside the city. Our expert panel explores the intersection between design and mobility, exploring the big questions around infrastructure, the role of public/private transit systems and how to design for this new world.
From giant touchscreens to subtle ambient lighting – CDN invites interior design experts to talk about the enormous potential of embedding technology inside the car, and to discuss how various materials can be used to make it happen.
Made for the world of gaming, the P1 is the first virtual race car to be designed in collaboration between a carmaker and the gaming community. Team Fordzilla takes us through this unique design process, which included Twitter polls and head-to-head races.
Myotek's Innovation and Design team, lead by Robert Miller and Erik Measel, will take you through some of the newest innovations with pedestrian communication and design options in fog lamps, EV grilles, and exterior badge lighting. Myotek has developed the first auto-qualified scaleable-to-size LED matrix panel suitable for pedestrian communication features in EV Grilles, Fog lamps, and laminated window glass. We will also demonstrate our AfterGlow optic technology
Join the team at ED2 (Toyota Europe Design Development) for a glimpse inside the studio led by Ian Cartabiano (President) and Lance Scott (Design Director). Lance will give a walk around design description of its latest concept with a live Q & A with Ian, Lance, Laurent Bouzige (Chief Designer Mobility), Julie Schwieder (CMF Senior Designer) and Yung Presciutti (Exterior Design).
French maestro Patrick le Quement has a string of household name designs under his belt thanks to a stellar career in automotive design. Le Quement has also applied his talents to a variety of projects outside of the car world. CDN chats to Patrick about his journey from award-winning car designer to yacht designer and author.