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    First Sight: ​GAC’s record breaking ENO.146 concept

    2019-12-03T14:41:00Z

    GAC has unveiled the ENO.146 concept, with the lowest drag coefficient of any four-door sedan at 0.146Cd. Car Design News spoke to Fan Zhang about how they did it.

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    Guangzhou auto show report 2019

    2019-11-28T14:20:00Z

    CDN walked the floor at Guangzhou to report back from China’s second-biggest auto show of the year

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    LA 2019: Kia Seltos debuts in US spec

    2019-11-28T13:21:00Z

    The SUV maintains its confident yet modest appearance and ruggedness

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    Mercedes introduces three premium SUVs on two continents

    2019-11-27T17:24:00Z

    Luxury and power is the focus for Mercedes with its new SUVs

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    LA 2019: Hyundai Vision T Concept

    2019-11-22T17:37:00Z

    Hyundai has introduced a sculptural plug-in Hybrid SUV concept called the Vision T

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    LA 2019: VW ID Space Vizzion concept

    2019-11-21T22:33:00Z

    The 2019 version of VW can’t be accused of shirking its environmental responsibilities. Hot on the heels of the production version of the ID.3 at September’s Frankfurt Motor Show, just two months later it revealed the latest in its all-electric ID family in the shape of the Space Vizzion concept at the 2019 LA Auto Show.

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    Show Review: K 2019

    2019-11-07T14:44:00Z

    Car Design News reports on the 2019 K trade fair in Düsseldorf, which explored the use of plastics in automotive design and manufacturing

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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

  • Nissan Ariya concept rear 3 4 Tokyo 2019
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    Tokyo 2019: Nissan’s bag-toting concepts

    2019-10-28T16:16:00Z

    Nissan’s stand at the 2019 Tokyo Motor Show contained a known quantity, but several surprises too. Satoru Tai told us about the IMk, Ariya concept, and the digital tree…

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    Tokyo 2019: Mitsubishi’s “robust but cute” buggy concept

    2019-10-23T10:06:00Z

    Mitsubishi often takes CDN slightly by surprise at motorshows, and its record remains unbroken. The MI-Tech buggy concept, presented in a pearlised blue, screamed fun. The Mitsubishi design language of robust is clearly there - but Tsunehiro Kunimoto’s team have created another iteration.

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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

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    Tokyo 2019: Yamaha’s vision of mobility

    2019-10-23T03:24:00Z

    ’Dezi’ Akihiro, Yamaha head of design, talks CDN around the concepts on the stand at the Tokyo motorshow

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    CDN LA Forum 2019 – unpicking design

    2019-10-17T16:17:00Z

    The Los Angeles Forum 2019, organised by CDN with Automobility LA, takes place on Day one (press day) of the auto show. Co-located with the show, the Forum pulls together the best designers operating in the mobility space right now and ends the event with our Designer Night (drinks, food and networking for automotive designers).

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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

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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

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    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).

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    Frankfurt 2019: The Round-up

    2019-09-17T09:11:00Z

    The 2019 Frankfurt motor show signalled European mainstream car manufacturers going electric. We take a look at the show and some of its highlights

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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: 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

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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