All Latest News articles – Page 14

  • ultima-emissions-flash-story-1
    Article

    EU fines and electric future not entirely in the hands of OEMs

    2019-09-26T09:56:00Z

    In the face of government and citizens’ rising concern over climate change, vehicle emission regulations around the world are tightening, especially in Europe. In our latest business intelligence report, we forecast that carmakers will face hefty fines under tightening vehicle emission targets, driven largely by factors outside their control.

  • Future opportunities
    Article

    Opportunities ahead for automotive OEMs and tier suppliers

    2019-09-25T06:00:00Z

    The downturn in automotive sales volume creates many challenges, but the transitional state of the industry also provides many business opportunities including for R&D and design, according to a forecast and report from Ultima Media.

  • Future EV
    Article

    Greater expectations: brighter days will return for the automotive industry

    2019-09-24T06:00:00Z

    Although automotive OEMs will face years of stagnant vehicle sales, a stronger recovery thereafter will bring growth back up to long run averages and herald a return to stronger profits. By then, however, the industry is likely to have undergone further consolidation.

  • Used car sales
    Article

    Pricier, technology-laden new vehicles are driving consumers to buy used vehicles

    2019-09-22T01:00:00Z

    OEMs’ own sales and technology strategies, combined with growing regulations, are leading more consumers to the second-hand vehicle market, a development that could reshape future automotive business models, according to a new report.

  • Future EV
    Article

    Electrification poses cost and technology risk for automotive industry

    2019-09-19T07:00:00Z

    The high R&D, production and technology costs of electric vehicles could mean that OEMs will be selling most at a loss for years to come, according to a report by Automotive from Ultma Media.

  • CDAC 2020 20190415-8032
    News

    Car Design News Student Awards China 2020 competition launches

    2019-09-18T14:00:00Z

    The Car Design News Student Awards China competition is officially underway. This unique competition brings together the cream of Chinese student design talent and sets them to work designing vehicles according to an imaginative set of briefs set by eight automotive companies. The Awards ceremony will be held just before the Beijing motor show in 2020. This year, Geely, Ford, Bordrin, New Baojun, VW, Nissan, Hyundai and Chang An are asking students to imagine a dizzying variety of future worlds (and even one off-world scenario).

  • CO2 emission regulations
    Article

    Emissions regulations pose existential risk for OEMs

    2019-09-17T08:00:00Z

    Escalating fines over CO2 and fuel standards, especially in Europe and China, are set to have significant impacts across OEM profits and future model plans, according to a new report by Automotive from Ultima Media.

  • Vehicle sales
    Article

    Auto industry faces lengthy decline in sales

    2019-09-13T20:08:00Z

    Global new vehicle sales could face years of falls or stagnation, hurting OEM profits and putting pressure on investment in R&D, technology and jobs, according to a forecast by Automotive from Ultima Media’s new business intelligence unit.

  • 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.

  • IMG_3443
    News

    Frankfurt 2019: ID.3 confirms start of VW’s cleaner new chapter

    2019-09-11T10:40:00Z

    Car Design News was on the stand at the Frankfurt Motor Show to see the most important new car for Volkswagen since the original Golf: the ID.3 electric people’s car. Klaus Bischoff, VW’s design chief, talked us through the design details

  • 1789052_LR_DEF_90_20MY_Off-Road_100919_11
    News

    Frankfurt 2019: Land Rover officially debuts new Defender

    2019-09-10T08:56:00Z

    After more leaks than, well, the old car actually… we can finally show you Land Rover’s reinvented icon properly, with the 2020 Defender making its debut at the Frankfurt Motor Show. Car Design News takes a look at this design icon.

  • 2. MCD Portfolio Review
    News

    Michelin Challenge Design 2020 has launched

    2019-09-09T15:04:00Z Sponsored by

    Michelin has launched it’s 20th global design competition and, this year, the theme is ‘Upcycle’, challenging the entrants to take inspiration from previously recognised works from the past two decades

  • CDN_Filippo Perini-16x9
    News

    Who’s Where: Filippo Perini takes charge of Genesis’s European design studio

    2019-09-09T14:16:00Z

    Genesis has announced that Filippo Perini will join the company to become the chief designer of their Advanced Design studio in Germany. He will begin his new role on 16th September, after leaving his current post as head of design and innovation at the legendary Italdesign.

  • Karim Habib to Hyundai
    News

    Kia appoints Karim Habib to devise new design direction

    2019-09-08T14:21:00Z

    Karim Habib, whose departure from Infiniti was recently announced, has been appointed as senior vice president and head of Kia Design Center, effective from October 2019. He is tasked with devising and developing the future design direction for Kia vehicles, as well as overseeing the design – exterior, interior, and colour and materials – of new models already in the pipeline, and will be based in the Kia studio in Namyang, South Korea, within the Hyundai Motor Group’s new, state-of-the-art, global design centre.

  • CDN Forum 2019 launch image from 2017 event
    Event

    Car Design Forum Tokyo 2019

    2019-08-27T14:50:00Z

    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 

  • CDN_Bugatti Centodeici_15
    News

    Pebble 2019: Bugatti Centodieci recalls the EB110

    2019-08-16T20:56:00Z

    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

  • CDN Hycan sketch SUV 2019 front fascia
    News

    HYCAN+ design competition begins

    2019-08-08T09:15:00Z

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

  • CDN Human Horizons HiPhi launch12
    Article

    First Sight: Human Horizons HiPhi 1

    2019-08-05T11:22:00Z

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

  • 2020-Chevrolet-Corvette-Stingray-047
    Article

    Chevrolet unveils the long-awaited, mid-engine Corvette

    2019-07-19T23:06:00Z

    The all-new C8 boasts a radical new design and vastly improved interior materials

  • CDN_Lotus Evija - London Reveal 16.7.19
    Article

    First Sight: Lotus Evija

    2019-07-18T09:45:00Z

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