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Giorgetto Giugiaro

Giugiaro Quits Giugiaro: Automotive Design Icon Exits Company

Giorgetto Giugiaro, the Italian master behind iconic designs like Alfa Romeo's Giulia Sprint GTV, the DeLorean DMC-12 and the Lotus Esprit has resigned from Italdesign Giugiaro, Automotive News (subscription required) is reporting. The quiet departure closes the door on one of the most celebrated... read more

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Jaguar ACCD Design Partnership

Jaguar Partnership Challenges Students To Design Sports Cars For 2030--And Beyond

What the automotive landscape will look like in 2030 is a mystery—but that doesn't mean designers aren't thinking about it. To that end, Jaguar has enlisted the help of... read more May 31, 2015 by 


 
50/50 Balance in 2016 MX-5

Mazda Shows Off 2016 MX-5 Miata's 50/50 Weight Split: Video

When Mazda engineers were faced with the task of designing the fourth-generation of the company's iconic MX-5 Miata, the paramount importance was not lost on them. The MX-5... read more May 29, 2015 by 


 
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept

Watch BMW’s 3.0 CSL Hommage Concept Start Up And Roll: Video

They say styling is a subjective thing, but given the comments our original post on the reveal of BMW’s 3.0 CSL Hommage concept at last weekend’s Concorso... read more May 29, 2015 by 


 
Zagato Mostro powered by Maserati, 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

Zagato Honors Maserati With Stunning Mostro Sports Car At Villa d’Este--Photo Update

Coachbuilder and design house Zagato has a history of unveiling stunning concepts at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, held annually on the shores of... read more May 27, 2015 by 


 
BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage concept, 2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

BMW Completely Gives Up, Accepts Ugly As Its Only Design Motif

If you don’t like the way most modern BMWs look, you might find yourself in something of a persecuted minority—depending on the crowd. But after the 2015 BMW 3.0... read more May 22, 2015 by 


 
2015 Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat

How The Dodge SRT Hellcat Logo Came To Be

Dodge deserves credit for not just building the supercharged 6.2-liter HEMI V-8 Hellcat engine found in the Challenger SRT Hellcat and Charger SRT Hellcat, but also for... read more May 13, 2015 by 


 
2015 De Tomaso Pantera concept by Stefan Schulze

Designer Envisions A Modern De Tomaso Pantera

A couple of weeks ago we learned that dormant Italian sports car brand De Tomaso was sold to a Chinese consortium for a little over $1 million, and that the new owner would... read more May 12, 2015 by 


 
Ferrari spaceship designed by Flavio Manzoni

Ferrari Design Boss Creates A Spaceship

It's not unheard of for modern Ferrari to be compared to spaceships, but what happens when the Italian carmaker's design director actually tries to make a space-faring... read more May 6, 2015 by 


 
2016 Chevrolet Camaro’s rear

GM Design Chief Ed Welburn Talks About The 2016 Chevy Camaro

We’re now just a little over two weeks away from the debut of the 2016 Chevrolet Camaro at General Motors Company’s [NYSE:GM] May 16 celebration of the car at a... read more April 30, 2015 by 


 
New Ford GT supercar

New Ford GT Inspires Designs For Racing Boat, Foosball Table

The new Ford GT is without doubt one of the best-looking cars we’ve seen in years, but can its design ethos be successfully transferred to objects outside the auto... read more April 14, 2015 by 


 
Gordon Murray

Gordon Murray Teams Up With Shell To Develop Innovative City Car Concept: Video

You may recall that legendary road and race car design Gordon Murray, the man behind the McLaren F1 supercar, recently established his own design firm where he’s been... read more April 9, 2015 by 


 
Ralph Gilles

Ralph Gilles Named Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Design Chief

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] has promoted its straight-shooting designer—and weekend racer—Ralph Gilles to the role of head of design for the group. At... read more April 2, 2015 by 


 
2015 Peugeot 208 with textured paint finish

Will Textured Paints Be The Next Big Thing In Car Customization?

When it comes to paint, a mirror-like smooth finish is traditionally as good as it gets. Yet the rise of interest in matte paint finishes has convinced Peugeot to throw that... read more March 30, 2015 by 


 
Toyota New Global Architecture (TNGA) modular platform

Toyota Previews New TNGA Modular Platform

Toyota is implementing a raft of measures to ensure it remains among the top automakers not only in terms of volume but profitability, too. And one of the key measures is the... read more March 27, 2015 by 


 
New Ford GT, 2015 Detroit Auto Show

Ford Explains The Design Of The New GT’s Interior

The Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has been employing some pretty innovative techniques when it comes to designing the interiors of its vehicles, including taking into account... read more March 24, 2015 by 


 
 

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