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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...

2011-05-16 12:41:00

TROY, Mich., May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Rodgers, a Lead Engineer for Interior Systems at Inteva Products, will join other industry leaders at the Ward's Auto Interiors Conference 2011 in a discussion to address innovative technology and industry insights in automotive interiors. Rodgers is a featured presenter at panel session three entitled "What Consumers Need" scheduled for Tuesday, May 17, from 8:00 - 9:15 am EDT, at The Henry Hotel in Dearborn, Michigan. (Logo:...

2011-03-03 12:00:00

LOS ANGELES, March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Motor Press Guild March Dinner. This month's speaker series features a panel presentation by Jim Shaw of Bentley, Jason C. Hill of the eco-friendly Eleven LLC., Troy Sumitomo of Five Axis and Frank Stephenson of McLaren Automotive. Together, these industry veterans are responsible for many of the WHAT: exciting developments in today's automotive world....

2011-03-01 11:59:00

GENEVA, March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- At a press conference hosted by Bridgestone Corporation and the New York International Auto Show at the Geneva International Motor Show, the top three finalists for the World Car of the Year, World Performance Car, World Green Car and World Car Design of the Year awards were announced today. The winners will be declared at the New York International Auto Show on Thursday, April 21, 2011. From an initial entry list of thirty-nine (39) new vehicles...

2011-02-09 11:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continental, one of the world's largest automotive suppliers, announced today a three-year sponsorship commitment with the Chicago Auto Show that will allow the company to showcase its advanced powertrain, safety, connectivity and infotainment technology with automakers, global media and more than 1.2 million consumers annually. In 2011, Continental will focus on technology and products developed in Deer Park, Ill., the global headquarters of the...

2011-02-01 11:01:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ford engineers study the science of touch and movement (haptics) to design switches for new vehicles One single touch can convey quality and security for buyers All-new switches on the 2011 Ford Explorer will become the blueprint for the global Ford brand lineup The crisp click of a door lock or the precise feel of a window switch can make or break a customer's initial experience with a vehicle. That's why Ford engineers seek the perfect...

2011-01-11 14:20:00

DETROIT, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- First introduced at the 2002 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), the Michelin Challenge Design program now celebrates its tenth year. The program has seen dramatic growth in its first decade and will celebrate this milestone by returning to the Auto Show with an exhibit displaying various forms of design innovation and examples of the partnerships necessary to make this kind of program a long-term success. (Photo:...

2010-12-07 08:00:00

WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Silver and black are in tight competition for the title of "world's most popular car color," according to DuPont (NYSE: DD). As the global automotive coatings leader, DuPont issued its 58th Global Automotive Color Popularity Report today, which includes automotive color popularity information and regional trends from 11 leading automotive regions of the world. Each year, the DuPont report reflects data from established and emerging growth...

2010-11-19 11:05:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cadillac Aera concept vehicle won the 2010 Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge, tying with Smart and besting entries from seven other automakers including Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Maybach. GM Advanced Design has now won the honor more times than any other design team; this is its third victory since 2005. This is the seventh year for the contest, and this year designers were asked to envision the "1,000 lb. car" and...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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