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MG Announces Seventh Annual SAIC Design Challenge

The SAIC Design Challenge is returning for 2019 with the search on to find the next generation of talented car designers. Now in its seventh year, the competition is run by British brand MG’s Chinese parent company SAIC Motor and, for 2019, will task […]

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Aston Martin Opens New Design Studio in China

Aston Martin has announced the opening of a brand new design studio in Shanghai. The British brand’s first design studio to be located outside of the UK, the ‘Aston Martin Lagonda Creative Lab, NICE 2035’ is a partnership with Shanghai’s Tongji University, which is claimed […]

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Bentley Envisions How Automotive Luxury Will Look in 2050

Bentley has collaborated with design students from the Royal College of Art’s (RCA) Intelligent Mobility programme to envisage the future of British luxury. The students were challenged to imagine how – in what is expected to become an increasingly virtual and digital world – […]

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Hyundai ‘Kite’ Concept Is an Electric Buggy and Jet-Ski All-in-One

Revealed at this year’s Geneva motor show, the Hyundai Kite is a doorless, roofless and windowless vehicle that is claimed to drive both on streets and over water. That’s because the futuristic-looking two-seater is able to transform from a lightweight dune buggy into a […]

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‘Wearable’ Car Wins Renault Design Competition

Renault recently collaborated with London art school Central Saint Martins to offer the college’s MA Industrial Design students the opportunity to experience the French car manufacturer’s Global Design Studios via a futuristic-themed competition. Tasked with the brief of creating an interior for an autonomous-focused car, […]

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