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Mini logo

Mini introduces new logo

Mini has revealed a new, more streamlined logo that will start appearing on the brand’s cars from March 2018. The new design does away with the three-dimensional, two-tone logo that has featured on every Mini since the brand was relaunched in 2000 under the guidance of the BMW Group. The... read more

December 13, 2017 by
 
Teaser for Mercedes-Benz CLS debuting at 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

2019 CLS heralds next evolution of Mercedes design

The 2019 CLS set to debut next week at the 2017 Los Angeles Auto Show will mark the introduction of the next step in the evolution of Mercedes-Benz’s “sensual... read more November 25, 2017 by


 
Interior design of next-generation Mercedes-Benz compact cars

Major step up in quality, design for interiors of next-gen Mercedes compacts

The interiors of Mercedes-Benz’s next-generation compact cars are taking a marked step up in the areas of design and quality. The German automaker on Wednesday gave an... read more November 23, 2017 by


 
Ken Okuyama Kode 0

Ken Okuyama Kode 0 visits Jay Leno’s Garage

It’s great to see the practice of coachbuilding, where a custom body is draped across a donor chassis, is alive and well. That’s thanks in part to talented... read more November 14, 2017 by


 
A glimpse of Opel in the future

Opel gives glimpse at new design direction, potential electric SUV

Finally free of years of mismanagement at the hands of General Motors, Opel has the potential to thrive under the stewardship of new owner PSA Group. In its new PACE!... read more November 9, 2017 by


 
Zagato IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo concept

Zagato pays homage to the Iso Rivolta with supercar concept

Italian design house Zagato used this week’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to unveil its concept developed for the Vision Gran Turismo project, a challenge put out by the... read more October 26, 2017 by


 
Lexus LS+ concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Lexus LS+ concept previews new design cues, self-driving tech

Lexus rolled out the LS+ concept car on Wednesday at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The concept is based on the recently introduced fifth-generation LS but is slightly longer... read more October 25, 2017 by


 
Mazda Vision Coupe concept, 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda embraces minimalism with Vision Coupe concept

Mazda used this week’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show to unveil two concepts previewing its upcoming technologies and design themes, though sadly neither of them is a... read more October 24, 2017 by


 
2011 Land Rover DC100 concept

New Land Rover Defender won’t have retro design

There’s probably no greater challenge for a designer than redesigning an icon. And they don’t get more iconic than the Land Rover Defender, a vehicle whose design... read more October 18, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Mazda design concept debuting at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

2 premieres for Mazda at 2017 Tokyo Motor Show but no rotary sports car

Mazda will unveil two new concept cars at this month’s 2017 Tokyo Motor Show, but unfortunately neither of them will be a sports car. One of the concepts will preview... read more October 10, 2017 by


 
Chris Bangle

Chris Bangle finds new design ideas lacking at Frankfurt Motor Show

There may not be a more divisive modern automotive designer than Chris Bangle. The former BMW design chief was responsible for some of the most controversial designs the... read more September 19, 2017 by


 
Mazda RX-Vision concept, 2015 Tokyo Motor Show

Mazda promises evolution of RX-Vision concept for 2017 Tokyo Motor Show

A top Mazda executive has confirmed plans for the unveiling of a new concept described as an evolution of the stunning RX-Vision sports car concept. The RX-Vision was... read more September 18, 2017 by


 
Pierre Leclercq

Kia hires ex-BMW designer Pierre Leclercq as new design boss

Hyundai Motor Group is boosting its arsenal of top designers by adding Belgian Pierre Leclercq to its ranks. Leclercq will fill the new role of Head of Styling for Kia, where... read more September 14, 2017 by


 
Screenshot from 2019 Porsche Cayenne design video

Porsche provides insights on design of the 2019 Cayenne

One could be forgiven for thinking Porsche just hit copy on the company’s Xerox machine when designing the latest Cayenne, but there’s actually a lot of subtlety... read more September 11, 2017 by


 
Ford self-leveling cupholder patent image

Ford patent shows self-leveling cupholder--no more spills

File this to Ford's growing list of obscure patents the American automaker has moved to protect over the past few years. It looks like Ford may be interested in ensuring... read more August 30, 2017 by


 
Mazda MX-5 Miata design proposals

Mazda MX-5 Miata design proposals reveal what could have been

Everyone's favorite example of slow car that begs to be driven fast almost looked a little different from the production Mazda MX-5 Miata on the road today. The brand itself... read more August 24, 2017 by


 
 

 
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