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Six Car Styling Cliches Of 2014

Six Car Styling Cliches Of 2014

Automotive styling tastes can be more fickle than fashion; and it only takes a quick look at how cars are seen as a sort of extended fashion statement here in the U.S. to understand why. ALSO SEE: 2015 GMC Yukon Video Road Test Most shoppers want a vehicle that fits in, yet one that stands out just... read more

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2002 Pontiac Aztek

Cheap Car Or Ugly Car: Which Would You Pick?

Car models are refreshed about every seven years, and just before the "new and improved" versions debut, many dealerships offer discounts on outgoing models. Which raises an... read more April 12, 2013 by  4


 
Nissan Resonance Concept live photos, 2013 Detroit Auto Show

Nissan Resonance Concept At Detroit: Previewing The Next Murano?

At the Detroit Auto Show, Nissan has revealed a daring crossover design concept that previews a potential direction for the next-generation Murano crossover. Created at... read more January 15, 2013 by 


 
Domino's Ultiimate Delivery Vehicle Project

Help Design Domino's Pizza's Ultimate Delivery Vehicle

Who doesn’t love pizza? That is, pizza that’s delivered piping hot, not with toppings sliding off to the side or suffering other delivery-related mishaps... read more August 20, 2012 by 


 
Prototype of the R18 Ultra chair from Audi's Lightweight Design Centre

Audi Cops A Thousand Feels To Design The Perfect Chair

Crowdsourcing is everywhere these days. Astronomers use it to find rogue asteroids. City planners use it to revitalize downtown promenades. And it's the ethos behind the... read more May 16, 2012 by 


 
GM's Windows of Opportunity project.

Interactive Windows: A Possibility For Future Family Vehicles?

No, it’s not a laptop computer, but new interactive window technology that General Motors is exploring with the help of researchers and students at Israel’s... read more January 23, 2012 by 


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster

Christopher Chapman To Head Design For Hyundai America

Hyundai has announced that former BMW designer Christopher Chapman has been appointed to the position of Chief Designer at the Hyundai America Technical Center, Inc. (HATCI)... read more December 22, 2011 by  8


 
2012 Hyundai Veloster

2012 Hyundai Veloster: From The Show Floor To The Showroom

How does an all-new type of vehicle, like the 2012 Hyundai Veloster—with such radically different packaging and very extroverted looks—come to exist? That’s... read more September 26, 2011 by  2


 
2012 Buick Verano

2012 Buick Verano: The Sounds Of Silence

Think about the concept for a moment: A family car that promises – and delivers – the sounds of silence. Now think about the typical stresses and noise that go... read more August 23, 2011 by 


 
2011 Volvo S60 Performance Project

Volvo Announces New ‘Designed Around You’ Brand Strategy

For decades Volvo has peddled its cars with an emphasis on their safety prowess, a reputation that still stands today, albeit somewhat diluted thanks to the introduction of... read more August 23, 2011 by  2


 
Infiniti Digital Art Competition

Infiniti Launches Art Competition To Tout Its Design DNA

Calling all artists: Japanese luxury automaker Infiniti is sponsoring a digital art competition. Be forewarned, however, that it comes with strings attached. The gist... read more July 7, 2011 by 


 
Ford Capacitive Touch Center Stack

Ford Is Improving Tech, Boosting Safety, And...Bolding Fonts?

Overnight, Ford sent out a barrage of press releases about the company's latest accomplishments. And jammed amongst the stories of tech developments and safety improvements... read more June 22, 2011 by 


 
2011 Chrysler 200 S

Chrysler: Frequent Design Changes Key To Sales Growth

If you're shopping for a new car and have a preference for Chrysler Group products, expect to see frequent model updates from Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep in the coming years... read more April 21, 2011 by  8


 
Screencap from Opel's design contest website

Design Students: Opel Wants You To Create A 'Lounge In Motion'

Like Whitney Houston, Opel believes that children are the future -- of cars. The German subsidiary of General Motors has just launched a contest for design students, with the... read more October 13, 2010 by 


 
Pulled over by the police

Aggressive Driving Class: A Personal Experience

Sometime ago I screwed up while driving to a friend’s home in a neighboring state. After arriving late to the party I was informed that it was a well known speed trap... read more September 15, 2010 by  3


 
2010 Honda Odyssey 5dr Touring w/RES & Navi Angular Front Exterior View

Customizing Your Company Van With the Right Accessories

Company vans are a worthwhile investment for any business, and customizing them with accessories can help increase the van’s safety, value, utility, and appearance in... read more September 13, 2010 by 


 
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