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2013-01-15 07:13:32

DETROIT, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Michelin today announced the theme for its 2014 Michelin Challenge Design(TM) competition; Driven/Undriven: The Duality of Tomorrow's Automobiles. For the challenge, participants are asked to explore the human connection to a vehicle and address the potential of autonomous motoring, as it opens new possibilities in automotive design. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130115/CL41590LOGO )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20040818/MICHELIN...

2013-01-12 12:20:09

DETROIT, Jan. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln MKC Concept debuts at 2013 North American International Auto Show - Lincoln's first-ever small vehicle Small luxury utility concept signals future Lincoln entry into industry's fastest-growing segment MKC Concept introduces the "Lincoln Experiences" suite of technology and signature content to enhance the driving and ownership experience Lincoln today introduces the MKC Concept, a vision of how Lincoln will enter the industry's...

2013-01-07 12:20:19

SHANGHAI, Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The 15(th) Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition (Auto Shanghai 2013) will be held at the Shanghai New International Expo Center from 21(st) to 29(th) April, 2013. With the theme of "Innovation for Better Life", the show is expected to prove China's position as the most vibrant and promising automotive market in the world again. Auto Shanghai 2013 is organized by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers, China Council...

2012-11-30 12:20:18

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Global Design wins the 2012 Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge competition after the presentation of its SHARC (Subaru Highway Automated Response Concept) vehicle. As a futuristic model for 24-hour highway monitoring, the SHARC provides protection and rapid emergency response solutions for Hawaii's highway patrol. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20060612/LAM005LOGO) This year's Design Challenge theme, Highway Patrol...

2012-10-18 15:20:32

DEARBORN, Mich., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lincoln celebrates Design Center opening today; new studio houses approximately 150 designers, craftspeople and engineers dedicated solely to Lincoln production and concept vehicles All disciplines - creative and technical - work collaboratively in one space; first new dedicated Design Center for Lincoln since the 1970s All-new Lincoln MKZ midsize sedan, arriving later this year, first vehicle emerging from the new studio Lincoln celebrates...

2012-10-18 15:20:09

TROY, Michigan, October 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Keynote speeches delivered by Mr. Lawrence Geise, Chief Engineer and Division Director of Body and Interior Design, Honda R&D Americas and Prof. Frank Henning, Head of Polymer Engineering, Fraunhofer ICT (Germany) will outline the sustainable mobility trends and pressures for lightweight vehicle design (CAFE standards in the U.S.) and the technologies that will enable large scale manufacturing of automotive composites. The...

2012-10-15 07:30:53

DETROIT, Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Steel Market Development Institute's (SMDI) Wheels Task Force, in partnership with Michelin and Lawrence Technological University (LTU), recently kicked off its fourth annual Steel Wheel Design Competition at the LTU campus in Southfield, Mich. SMDI is a business unit of the American Iron and Steel Institute. The competition provides LTU's transportation design students real-world experience, while highlighting the significant gains steel wheels are...

2012-07-24 10:20:14

Chrysler Group, Microsoft, NVIDIA, Federal-Mogul and SEMA Present Consumer-Driven Technologies at the 2012 CAR Management Briefing Seminars ANN ARBOR, Mich., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leading innovators in the automotive industry will showcase new ways to attract the next generation of buyers at the "Designing for Technology (and the Consumer) Forum." The new forum is part of the Center for Automotive Research (CAR) Management Briefing Seminars (MBS), August 6-9 in...

2012-07-17 06:21:29

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- If you could design your ideal premium vehicle interior, what would it look like? Faurecia, the world's sixth-largest automotive supplier, is asking the Pinterest community to submit their ideas for a chance to win an iPad in the "Faurecia Pin-spiration" contest announced today. Running July 18 through July 31, the contest asks participants to submit a pinboard titled "Faurecia Pin-spiration" categorized on Pinterest under "Cars and...

2012-07-03 02:20:11

BROMSGROVE, England, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The essential online industry resource just-auto, will carry out another free-to-access webinar on 10 July , where Dave Leggett just-auto's managing editor, will be joined by research analyst Matthew Beecham. Dave will introduce this exclusive webinar on Automotive Glazing [http://bit.ly/LMtWtz ] within the QUBE research sector. Matthew Beecham will discuss and review the key advancements within the rapidly changing world...