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    Design Driven – Honda e prototype

    2019-08-02T15:45:00Z

    Honda’s Urban EV’s showroom car is nearly ready. That won’t be unveiled until the Frankfurt motor show, so we took the near-production protoype for a design drive

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    Cartier concours

    2019-08-02T14:52:00Z

    Cartier Style et Luxe lawn at the Goodwood Festival of Speed had a stunning array of classic cars

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    Design Essay: Are ‘Responsible’ Cars the Future?

    2019-07-17T16:41:00Z

    We took a look at why a holistic view of a vehicle’s environmental and social impact is needed when developing the cars of the future

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    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

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    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

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    Q&A with YooJung Ahn, head of design, Waymo

    2019-06-27T10:52:00Z

    Celebrating 10 years of self-driving design development, Car Design News chats to Waymo’s head of design YooJung Ahn

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    Design interview: Sharon Gauci, GM

    2019-06-24T15:10:00Z

    “In its purest form, design should be a sensory journey of discovery,” says GM’s executive director of industrial design

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    CCotM: Quasar Khanh’s Unipower City Car

    2019-06-14T14:32:00Z

    Of all the automotive package formats, the one that seems to be the most vexing is the city car. The sizing, the shape, the seating, the powertrain and even the number of wheels always seem to be open to constant debate and re-interpretation. ...

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    Vision Gran Turismo – The Cars

    2019-06-04T15:07:00Z

    (This was originally a bonus section attached to our essay about how car design and video games have overlapped in recent years, which you can read here .) A Rolling Start The idea of cars designed specifically for video games didn’t arrive suddenly. As well as its own ...

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    The Winds of Time: What Makes a Design ‘Dated’?

    2019-06-03T15:12:00Z

    “I used to like it, but it seems so dated now…”

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    Trend report: Clerkenwell Design Week 2019

    2019-05-28T16:34:00Z

    Clerkenwell Design Week is in its  tenth year, and improving with age. We assess trends that are likely to bleed into automotive

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    Tata’s H2X shrinks the bluff SUV format to city-car size

    2019-03-04T21:26:00Z

    Substantially shorter than today’s popular B-segment SUVs, the Tata H2X concept previews an upcoming city-sized SUV

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    Design Essay: Lighting – Car Design’s Latest Battleground

    2018-12-13T12:26:00Z

    Whether they’re ‘eyes’ or ‘brand signatures’, they’re designed for more than just night vision…

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    Driven: Suzuki Jimny

    2018-12-04T15:00:00Z

    We explore one of the most hyped cars of the moment, the new Suzuki Jimny, on-road and off

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    Design Essay: The role of humans in AVs

    2018-11-08T17:11:00Z

    Autonomous light commercial vehicles are a growing area – but where do humans fit into it?

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    Design Essay: MBUX Reimagined

    2018-10-16T11:40:00Z

    An expert takes on the task of suggesting how Mercedes’ new UX could be improved

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    Driven: Hyundai Kona Electric

    2018-09-23T23:52:00Z

    Car Design News takes a drive in a very convincing compact crossover, the Hyundai Kona Electric

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    Car Design Essentials Part 3: Graphics

    2018-09-05T15:50:00Z

    Designers talk of “having an eye for design,” an intuitive sense of what’s harmonious and what is undesirable but what exactly are the components of the criteria that they’re using? For automotive design  it essentially breaks down into three steps, which we term ‘Bones, Muscles and Graphics’. In this final part, we examine the third element of evaluating automotive design, the graphic treatment (grilles, lamps, window shapes, shutlines, DRG, DLO, wheels)

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    Car Design Essentials Part 2: Muscles

    2018-08-28T16:59:00Z

    How do you teach automotive design students to develop a good eye for design; to intuitively draw vehicles with good proportions, pleasing lines and a strong design character? Essentially, it breaks down into three steps, which I term ‘Bones, Muscles and Graphics’. Over the course of three articles Nick Hull will introduce these steps and explain the components of each element that builds into a complete set of principles.

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    Car Design Essentials Part 1: Bones

    2018-08-17T16:48:00Z

    How do you teach automotive design students to develop a good eye for design; to intuitively draw vehicles with good proportions, pleasing lines and a strong design character? Essentially, it breaks down into three steps, which I term ‘Bones, Muscles and Graphics’. Over the course of three articles Nick Hull will introduce these steps and explain the components of each element that builds into a complete set of principles.