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2012-06-15 02:21:21

LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prominent designers from DesignworksUSA, Kia, Mazda and Volkswagen will join the Motor Press Guild (MPG), the largest automotive media association in North America, for its 2012 Design Panel at the Peterson Automotive Museum in Los Angeles on June 18, 2012. Dubbed "Eurasian Persuasion," this year's discussion will explore the cross-pollination of styling ideas and influences coming out of Europe and Asia. The panel will be moderated by...

2012-06-13 06:20:12

TROY, Mich., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair, developer of the popular HyperWorks computer-aided engineering software, today announced that UK-based military vehicle developer Creation UK deployed Altair's HyperWorks simulation tools for a new design of armored vehicles to improve the survivability of occupants in the event of a blast impact. "HyperWorks is my preferred application because it's efficient, intuitive, easy to use, and offers great reporting capability," said Louise...

2012-05-17 10:20:15

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Automotive Components (IAC) Group interior systems are featured extensively on three of the 10 Best Interiors honored today at the WardsAuto Interiors Conference held at The Henry in Dearborn, Mich. IAC also presented a design student from the College for Creative Studies with the third annual Ecoblend Environmental Award, recognizing automotive interior design concepts that feature environmentally-conscious materials and...

2012-05-16 10:25:13

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Building Products, a category leader in high-quality exterior products, has launched a new website for its Exterior Portfolio® brand (www.ExteriorPortfolio.com) that features the updated and expanded custom exterior design tool, Dream Designer®. Dream Designer helps homeowners dream, create and see what multiple new exterior elements look like on their home, and then connect with a contractor to help bring to life...

2012-05-16 10:23:29

COLUMBUS, Ohio, May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Royal Building Products recently unveiled a new website for its Exterior Portfolio® brand, (www.ExteriorPortfolio.com), anchored by the expanded and intuitive Dream Designer® design tool. With a strategic focus on exterior design and a deliberate emphasis on helping pros and contractors better respond to customers' design wants and needs, the new website also features an all-new professionals section, complete with design resources,...

2012-04-30 06:20:25

NEW YORK, April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TNS, a Kantar company and part of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) has today announced a partnership with automotive customer experience specialists, Enprecis, to further extend the company's offering to the industry. The agreement will give TNS access to Enprecis' sophisticated online platform 'Continuous Quality Insight' (CQI), which collects and analyzes data about the customer experience following a vehicle purchase. In addition to the TNS...

2012-04-05 06:21:09

NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show, the Range Rover Evoque was declared the 2012 World Car Design of the Year. Gerry McGovern, Land Rover Design Director and Chief Creative Officer, who led the design team said: "We are honored that the Range Rover Evoque has been named 2012 World Car Design of the Year. This prestigious accolade recognizes the overwhelmingly positive response we've...

2012-03-22 06:20:50

SOUTHFIELD, Mich., March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Small is in, according to global automotive design trends. However, Americans continue to love their trucks, SUVs, minivans and other larger vehicles that promise flexibility that many small modern vehicles can't yet deliver. This was the challenge posted to a group of seniors at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit, MI. The students were tasked with marrying the best of a small vehicle (environmentally friendly and well...

2012-01-24 14:30:00

ALLEN PARK, Mich., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- EcoMotors International, in conjunction with the two premier transportation design institutions in the country - Art Center College of Design (Pasadena) and the College for Creative Studies (Detroit), announces a competition to showcase the automotive design revolution heralded by the remarkably compact EcoMotors opoc® engine. During the Winter/Spring 2012 semester, students at the two colleges will create bold vehicle designs...

2012-01-11 09:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia (http://www.faurecia.com), the world's sixth-largest automotive supplier, and Car Design News today announced the winners of the GM interactive design competition in an award ceremony at the North American International Auto Show 2012 (NAIAS). Brook Banham, a master's student at the College of Creative Studies, was selected by Faurecia as its internship winner based on his GMC interior and exterior concepts. Banham has been awarded...