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2011-08-17 08:15:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For decades, automobiles have played important roles in some of Hollywood's most popular films. The big screen has seen a steady parade of iconic autos that not only entertained as the emblematic rides of their famous drivers, but also actually stole the show and took leading roles themselves. Thanks to vehicles such as the 1968 Mustang GT that Steve McQueen raced through the streets of San Francisco in Bullitt, to the DeLorean featured in Back To...

2011-06-27 07:00:00

DETROIT, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The General Motors Foundation today announced a $2.5-million donation to the College for Creative Studies (CCS), strengthening a longstanding commitment to the world's leading educator of automotive designers. CCS, a world-class school for art and design education located in the heart of the city, is an economic engine and leading supplier of creative talent in Michigan. The foundation's grant will support the ongoing $145-million redevelopment of...

2011-06-22 13:00:00

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Faurecia (http://www.faurecia.com) today reminded students enrolled in design schools across the United States and Canada that their entries into the Car Design News-General Motors vehicle-interior design competition are due no later than June 30. Faurecia is a sponsor of the interactive competition that invites full-time design students to submit designs online for a car interior and a car exterior based on briefs representing four GM...

2011-05-17 12:41:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- International Automotive Components (IAC) Group, a global tier one supplier, today presented its Ecoblend Environmental Award to Bozenka Shepherd for her outstanding design concept "the beauty of natural woods" that embraced green mobility and renewable materials in vehicle interiors. This award signified the second year of the IAC Ecoblend Award winner during the Ward's Auto Interiors Conference student design competition celebration at the...


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