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    Car Design Forum Tokyo 2019


    The Car Design News Tokyo Forum is being held the day before the Tokyo aotor show 2019 gets underway, with presentations and debates on the topics affecting the creative arm of mobility design, speakers from the world’s leading automotive manufacturers will assemble at the Toronamon Hills hotel on 22 October 

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    Magna Global Bold Perspective design competition announces US winner


    Magna’s student design competition asked young designers based in Europe, North America and China to develop innovative vehicle exterior designs for 20-30 years into the future. The winners of the North American region have just been decided, and the winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize and will join the other finalists at the Car Design News LA Forum, which takes place just before the Los Angeles auto show in November 2019.

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    Pebble 2019: Bugatti Centodieci recalls the EB110


    Bugatti has debuted its latest hypercar, the Centodieci, at The Quail, a motorsports gathering in Carmel Valley, as part of the Monterey Car Week. CDN discovers that its design pays homage to the legendary Bugatti EB110, with some distinct differences

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    Who’s Where: Sasha Selipanov moves from Genesis to Koenigsegg


    The man credited with the Bugatti Chiron, Genesis Mint and Essentia will now lead car design for the Swedish hypercar trailblazer

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    HYCAN+ design competition begins


    New Chinese car brand HYCAN, a JV from GAC and NIO, has launched a competition to design the new SUVs graphic identity

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    First Sight: Human Horizons HiPhi 1


    At a spectacular launch event last week, Shanghai-based Human Horizons showed us its first production-ready protoype, a shooting-cross

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    First Sight: Lotus Evija


    Why the design of the Lotus ‘T130’ Evija hypercar is a big deal

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    Mini Electric breaks cover (and keeps it simple)


    Mini’s first-ever production EV finally received its global unveil to select media this week (including Car Design News) to reveal a clean design and clear product positioning

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    First sight: Ford’s new Puma


    We assess this small SUV with big ambition (and hidden depths)

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    Ultima Media appoints Automotive Analyst


    Daniel Harrison has been appointed Automotive Analyst at Ultima Media and Car Design News