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    Skoda debuts new Octavia for 2020

    2019-11-13T11:12:00Z

    Cleaner, greener, sleeker and more “emotional” than before. Just don’t call it premium…

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    Skoda teases fourth-generation Octavia

    2019-11-06T12:42:00Z

    Skoda has now teased the interior design of its forthcoming fourth-generation Octavia, having previously shown sketches of the exterior as well, ahead of its official debut on 11th November.

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    Tokyo 2019: Toyota Auto Body surprises with minivan concepts

    2019-10-31T17:06:00Z

    It wasn’t just Toyota’s cars (and robots) making a big statement in Tokyo. Their commercial-vehicle branch was at it too. Car Design News took a look at the new GranAce and the PMCV concept MPV

  • Mazda MX-30 - side open Tokyo 2019
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    Tokyo 2019: Mazda goes electric (for real)

    2019-10-30T17:10:00Z

    Mazda turns up fashionably late to the Battery EV party, and still manages to make its own statement with the MX-30

  • Merc EQS - int dash blue lights - Tokyo 2019
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    ​Tokyo 2019: Merc finally opens doors to EQS interior

    2019-10-25T09:34:00Z

    At the Frankfurt Motor Show the Mercedes Vision EQS was undoubtedly one of the stars, but the doors to its completed interior remained firmly locked. At the Tokyo Motor Show those doors finally opened to the public.

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    ​Tokyo 2019: Lexus LF-30 reveals its solid (and svelte) state

    2019-10-24T10:00:00Z

    Lexus celebrated 30 years in business with a wild autonomous EV concept featuring a solid-state battery

  • Suzuki twins - side - Tokyo 2019
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    Tokyo 2019: Suzuki’s twin concept joy

    2019-10-23T16:06:00Z

    Suzuki offers up a shapeshifting mini-sportscar and a cottage-on-wheels autonomous MPV at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show

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    Tokyo 2019: Toyota debuts 2nd-generation Mirai

    2019-10-23T05:43:00Z

    The new Mirai Concept hydrogen fuel cell vehicle, set to go on sale as 2021 model, looks production-ready in its new sedan-like form

  • CDN_Corvette C8 Convertible-7
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    Chevrolet launches Corvette C8 Convertible, C8.R

    2019-10-03T16:10:00Z

    At a lauch event GM held at Cape Canaveral, Chevrolet has launched the mid-engined Corvette C8 Convertible, the first folding hardtop Corvette in its 66-year history, as well as the C8.R racing car that will compete at Le Mans and in the American IMSA series drom 2020 onwards

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    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

  • CDN_Ian Callum Aston Martin Vanquish VC25_Concours of Elegance
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    Ian Callum on his new venture – and his new Vanquish

    2019-10-01T08:54:00Z

    Car Design News spoke to Ian Callum about his new design firm, CALLUM, as well as its first project, the Aston Martin Vanquish 25 by CALLUM, created alongside R-Reforged.

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    First Sight: Canoo’s canoo

    2019-09-25T15:42:00Z

    Car Design News was present at the launch of the first project by Californian EV manufacturer Canoo (née EVelozcity), known as… the canoo. The new subscription-only monospace sits in an electric skateboard platform and maximises interior space. We spoke to design director, Richard Kim

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    Frankfurt 2019: Byton inches closer to massive screen production

    2019-09-20T18:08:00Z

    Genuine unique selling points among the proliferation of new electric car brands are becoming harder to discern but Byton’s M-Byte still has one – and it’s a big one: its dashboard-dominating 48-inch screen. Gaining its world debut at the Frankfurt motor show, the design team behind the Chinese marque’s mid-size SUV EV gave Car Design News a run-through of its production-ready features

  • Cupra Tavascan MM Frankfurt 2019
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    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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    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.

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    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

  • Ivo van Hulten Porsche lr
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    Frankfurt 2019: Taycan’s leap forward by Porsche interior designer

    2019-09-10T14:59:00Z

    CDN talks to Ivo van Hulten, Porsche’s director interior design, about the new Taycan production EV

  • Hyundai 45 lights press shot
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    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

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    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.

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    First Sight: BAC Mono R

    2019-09-06T08:30:00Z

    Design director Ian Briggs introduces Car Design News to the updated ‘R’ version of the unique BAC Mono. BAC’s team of designers gave Mono a full aesthetic evolution for the first time – although not without a fresh wave of mechanical updates as this limited run of 30 cars bridges a gap between the Mono we know and a next-gen car that we’ll see in the near future.