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2010-02-04 03:15:00

MILAN, February 4 /PRNewswire/ -- A' Design Award and Competitions is looking for the best designs, design ideas, concepts, prototypes and finished products by talented designers, artists, artisans and design oriented companies to award them with the A' Design Award at http://www.adesignaward.com. A' Design Award and Competitions This year the world's most methodological and result oriented design competition launches; A' Design Award and Competition. This particular design...

2010-01-20 08:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Engineers at Ford's immersive Virtual Evaluation lab (iVE) and United Space Alliance's imagery lab are working together, exchanging their expertise in the use of virtual reality animation software, which now has clear-cut uses that benefit both industries Ford engineers use the virtual tools to design vehicles that improve the driver's comfort and experience behind the wheel; USA researchers use it to find safer and more efficient ground...

2010-01-12 14:20:00

ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- OnCars.com, a new automotive video review site celebrated its first full calendar year of operations with 33,243,432 video views delivered in 2009 according to Google Analytics Event Tracking. Video consumption on OnCars.com grew from 2,087,668 views during the first quarter of 2009 to 6,211,407 views in the 2nd quarter and then rose to 8,750,011 views in the 3rd quarter. OnCars.com ended the year by soaring to 16,068,108 views during the 4th...

2009-12-22 12:28:00

DEARBORN, Mich., Dec. 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ford Motor Company is the only automaker to use the same type of motion-capture software in its virtual engineering labs as Hollywood employs to create such motion pictures as "Avatar," "Lord of the Rings," "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" and "Polar Express" Ford uses motion-capture software for a variety of automotive applications including the study of human movement for better ergonomics, immersive virtual driving experiences,...

2009-12-17 16:34:00

HILLSBORO, N.H., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- OSRAM SYLVANIA, the world's leading manufacturer of automotive lighting and College for Creative Studies (CCS), one of the world's preeminent schools of transportation design have announced the winners of the first OSRAM Automotive Lighting Design Challenge. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091217/DE28290 ) The 2009 OSRAM Automotive Lighting Design Challenge is designed to educate future transportation designers on the many benefits...

2009-12-03 16:30:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Nissan V2G was announced as the winner of the Los Angeles Auto Show's 2009 Design Challenge. This year's theme, Youthmobile 2030, asked automotive design studios to envision what a new generation of drivers - raised with cell phones, online communities and webcams - will demand from their vehicles in the year 2030. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060612/LAM005LOGO) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091203/LA20521)...

2009-11-11 08:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Are cars becoming mundane transportation or does the future hold an exciting and innovative new era in auto design? This is one of many questions being addressed by a panel of prominent auto designers during the Los Angeles Auto Show on Dec. 3. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20060612/LAM005LOGO) Daniel Lyons, Newsweek's Technology Editor, will moderate a revealing discussion with a renowned group of designers including Ian Callum,...

2009-11-05 08:31:00

LONDON, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Gordon Murray Design and Zytek Automotive today announced an all-electric 3-seater city car, made possible through a 4.5m pounds Sterling (US $7.48M) investment from the UK-backed Technology Strategy Board. With a total cost of 9m pounds Sterling (US $14.9M), a new research and development project will allow the consortium to develop four prototypes by February 2011. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070702/AQM026LOGO) The 16-month project has...

2009-10-08 08:51:00

HILLSBORO, N.H., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- OSRAM Sylvania, the world's leading manufacturer of automotive lighting and College for Creative Studies (CCS), one of the world's preeminent schools of transportation design are proud to announce the kick-off of the first annual OSRAM Automotive Lighting Design Challenge on Oct. 8, 2009. The 2009 OSRAM Automotive Lighting Design Challenge is designed to help educate future transportation designers on the many benefits of advanced LED (Light...

2009-09-17 06:27:00

FRANKFURT, Germany, September 17 /PRNewswire/ -- - Coventry Student Wins Top Prize in Global Awards Ceremony The automotive design community celebrated the industry's top future designers at a glamorous awards ceremony during the Frankfurt motor show last night. An alpine sports vehicle from Coventry University student Philip Woodman was selected as the best overall in this year's Interior Motives Design Awards. Woodman's concept vehicle made a huge impression on the expert...