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3M, Buick Develop Industry-First LED Taillight Design

The Enclave luxury crossover SUV arrived back in 2007. By the end of this year, owners of the new 2013 Enclave will experience the next generation Enclave with advanced exterior lighting, including an industry-first taillight technology. Working with supplier 3M, Buick developed a unique […]

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Lincoln Design Centre Opening Marks New Milestone for Brand

Last week Lincoln opened a new design studio in Dearborn, Mich., the brand’s first new fully dedicated design centre in four decades. The facility, located on the campus of Ford Motor Company’s Product Development Center, is home to a global team of designers, sculptors, […]

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Call for Entries: BASF Car Seat Design Competition

BASF, one of the world’s largest chemical suppliers to the global automotive industry, has just launched “sit down. move.” – a competition to design a car seat. The contest requires designers to envisage a car seat using BASF materials in a unique and innovative […]

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Multiple Wins for BMW and Mercedes in German Design Awards

Famous rivals BMW and Mercedes-Benz have both scored wins across different categories in a series of German design awards. The principal competition is the German Design Award, headed by a 30-strong jury from the German Design Council that comprises design experts from a range […]

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Tronatic Everia Concept

Tronatic Production is a French design studio specialising in 2D and 3D visualisation. They have sent us these images of a concept vehicle that they are calling a “French electric muscle car.” Full technical details are scant at present. Not surprising, really, as the […]

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