All Concept cars articles

  • CDN_IM_A19-Genesis-Mint-s2_016
    Interior Motives

    Interior Motives: Genesis Mint

    2019-10-18T08:23:00Z

    From the Autumn 2019 issue of Interior Motives: the design development story of the Genesis Mint concept car

  • CDN_IM_A19-Bentley-s5_Bentley EXP 100 GT (10)
    Interior Motives

    Interior Motives: Bentley EXP 100 GT

    2019-10-18T08:23:00Z

    From the Autumn 2019 issue of Interior Motives: the full development story of Bentley’s forward-looking centenary celebration concept the EXP 100 GT

  • Hakan
    Interview

    Enovate - interview with Hakan Saracoglu

    2019-10-10T09:41:00Z

    Enovate is one of a raft of electric car startups in China which supposedly reached 450 at their zenith. “They’re consolidating now, it’s the right thing to do there were way too many” says Enovate vice president of design, Hakan Saracoglu. The Turkish born German national has fifteen years’ experience with Porsche along with shorter stints at Ford and Chery

  • CDN_Nissan IMk_01
    News

    Clever compacts coming to Tokyo from Nissan, Suzuki

    2019-10-02T09:47:00Z

    Nissan and Suzuki have repeased initial images of their Tokyo motor show debutants in the compact car space. The Nissan IMk is a subcompact electric car with a stress-relieving interior, while Suzuki will display five different concept cars: an autonomous cottage, a retro kei two-seater, a pair of crossover kei vans and a baby-friendly kei minivan

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    Article

    First sight: Yanfeng XiM20

    2019-09-23T14:07:00Z

    Yanfeng’s Red Dot award-winning XiM20’s concept focuses on making a connection with people using a vehicle for short-trip travel, within a framework of the users being a group who value experiences over posessions

  • Cupra Tavascan MM Frankfurt 2019
    Article

    Frankfurt 2019: Cupra Tavascan design team reveal show car secrets

    2019-09-13T14:59:00Z

    Brand-new brand Cupra showed its second concept car of 2019 in the shape of an all-electric for-door crossover coupé called Tavascan at the Frankfurt motor show, as it aims to forge a new identity more clearly separate from the Spanish Seat marque that bore it.

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    Article

    CCotM: Hymer VisionVenture RV (2019)

    2019-09-13T11:06:00Z

    Our concept car of the month isn’t a car at all, but a reimagining of the recreational vehicle formula. We take a look at the all-terrain motorhome of the near future, which debuted at the Caravan Salon in Düsseldorf.

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    News

    Frankfurt 2019: Mercedes’ Vision EQS

    2019-09-12T10:53:00Z

    The all-electric Vision EQS concept limousine was Mercedes’ flagship unveil at the 2019’s Frankfurt show. It’s also significant as the first design on a new EV architecture which will spawn other premium electric models as the firm moves to become carbon-neutral by 2039. CDN had a one-to-one chat with overall design boss Gorden Wagener, who explained the new EQS proportions and why a regular S-Class will still sell alongside it.

  • Hyundai 45 lights press shot
    News

    Frankfurt 2019: Hyundai unveils Concept 45

    2019-09-10T09:53:00Z

    Hyundai unveiled the next iteration of its electrification journey with the Pony-inspired 45 Concept at the Frankfurt 2019 international motor show

  • Aiways U7 Ion Concept-7 Shanghai 2019
    Interview

    Ken Okuyama on the Aiways U7 Ion

    2019-09-03T16:54:00Z

    Working with the Aiways internal teams from his studio in Japan, Ken Okuyama has been working with the Chinese EV brand Aiways on the design of the company’s Shanghai show stand, a line of lifestyle products, and their newest concept car, the U7 Ion. He says that in the future, his design influence will likely extend to branding, stores, and even the website. After seeing the investment the company has made in their fully-automated production facility, he was convinced that Aiways had a big future, and he wanted to be part of it. In late 2018, he was named Chief Advisor of Design & Art, and his influence at the startup is already being felt. The immiment arrival of two Aiways U5 prototypes at the Frankfurt motor show on September 9, which left Xi’an in China on 17 July, seems a good time to take another look at this ambitious Chinese brand.

  • 2004 Fiat Trepiuno - Guy B & Roberto G chat3
    Article

    Exclusive: Roberto Giolito on the 2004 Fiat Trepiuno

    2019-08-21T14:38:00Z

    In the second of our series exploring the Fiat Heritage Hub, head of the new facility, Roberto Giolito, reveals a few secrets behind one of its most influential exhibits and his most famous design, the trailblazing 2004 Trepiuno…

  • ATNMBL01_front_black
    Article

    Concept Car of the Month: ATNMBL (2009)

    2019-08-16T13:32:00Z

    The autonomous concept study that ripped up the car design rulebook

  • CDN_Acura Type S concept_001-crop
    Article

    Pebble 2019: first sight of the Acura Type S concept

    2019-08-15T10:16:00Z

    This week at the 2019 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Acura will introduce a new expression of the Precision design language in the form of the Type S concept sedan. We take a look at the design language and consider how it will feed into future models

  • CON-05
    Article

    CCotM: Lo-Res and The Consumer (2016)

    2019-07-19T16:10:00Z

    Two remarkable concepts explore the ‘Form Zero’ of automotive design

  • EXP 100 GT - 9th July - with Sielaff
    Article

    Bentley EXP 100’s designers reveal early inspirations

    2019-07-19T10:16:00Z

    As Bentley celebrated its 100-year anniversary on July 10th 2019 with a stunning concept car unveil at its Crewe, UK HQ, Car Design News was there to talk to its key designers

  • Exeed E-IUV Concept-3
    Article

    Shanghai 2019 overview

    2019-07-11T14:49:00Z

    Now the dust has settled on the biggest auto show of the year, we asked Drew Meehan join the dots of what we saw in April in Shanghai

  • CDN CND's newest contributor...Liu Dong
    Article

    Student’s design review of Shanghai 2019

    2019-07-11T13:13:00Z

    Winner of CDN’s CDAC award 2019, Liu Dong, walked the halls for CDN and reviewed the cars that caught his eye at the Shanghai’s motor show 2019

  • CL 19.022.001
    Article

    Citroën’s full-comfort concept: 19_19

    2019-07-10T16:54:00Z

    On a gloriously sunny day at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019, design director Pierre Leclercq met with Car Design News to discuss the new Citroën concept

  • diephuis-LA-car-2018-015
    Article

    Design interview: Benoît Jacob, Byton

    2019-07-09T13:51:00Z

    “We have the start-up culture of agile and quick decisions, but that does not offset the need for structure and good management”

  • CDN_IMspon_Buick GL8 Avenir_12
    Article

    Tradition meets technology in Buick’s GL8 Avenir Concept

    2019-07-01T11:21:00Z Sponsored by GM PATAC

    Buick’s GL8 Avenir Concept brings ancient Chinese crafts together with the latest in high-tech, yielding a spacious MPV with emotional impact