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Multi-Material Design is the Key to Future Lightweight CAFE-Compliant Vehicles, According to Fraunhofer ICT Expert Frank Henning

In an exclusive interview preceding the Lightweighting AutoPlastics 2012 Conference in Michigan (USA), Dr. Frank Henning shares his views on the USA’s Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards and discusses some of the polymer composite technologies that could be utilized to achieve the light […]

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New Maserati Quattroporte Set to Debut at 2013 NAIAS in Detroit

Maserati has just announced that its new Quattroporte will be unveiled at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit in January 2013. “Maserati stands today at the edge of an unparalleled strategic and industrial growth that will see our presence in the […]

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Design as Strategic Factor for Chinese Automakers: Pininfarina and Angori at the Aachen Colloquium in Beijing

Silvio Pietro Angori, incumbent CEO of Pininfarina, has delivered the following speech as keynote speaker at the Aachen Colloquium China, a major conference on innovations in automotive technology, arranged today and tomorrow in Beijing by Aachen University, one of the most prestigious faculties of automotive […]

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Lexus to Foster and Mentor Emerging Talent with Design Scholarship

Lexus has launched a comprehensive scholarship and sponsorship program to support and foster emerging industrial design talent in both Australia and overseas. The Lexus Design Awards, which we reported on last week (full details here), and Lexus Design Scholarship aim to provide a mentoring […]

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Renault and Caterham Form Alliance to Design Sports Cars

Renault and Caterham Group have today announced their decision to join forces in pursuit of a common project: to design, develop and build future sports cars. The future vehicles will aim to carry the respective DNA of both Alpine and Caterham Cars, the automotive […]

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