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  • CDN Magna competition 2019 NA winner Zehao Zhang Theme A, life etension
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    Magna Global Bold Perspective design competition announces US winner

    2019-08-23T12:15:00Z

    Magna’s student design competition asked young designers based in Europe, North America and China to develop innovative vehicle exterior designs for 20-30 years into the future. The winners of the North American region have just been decided, and the winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize and will join the other finalists at the Maorinews News LA Forum, which takes place just before the Los Angeles auto show in November 2019.

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    Interior Motives

    GAC Entranze - designed to share experiences

    2019-08-23T12:02:00Z

    Chinese automotive company GAC used virtual reality technology to connect the China and LA studios’ together to design this striking crossover-MPV for the Detroit auto show in 2019. Look inside and the fresh approach to the MPV typology becomes even more apparent - led by Pontus Fontaeus, its interior materials, textures and shapes create some really interesting themes for travelling with friends or family in the connected age

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    News

    Who’s Where: Juho Suh moves from NIO to Hyundai

    2019-08-22T14:28:00Z

    Former Shanghai design studio head for NIO becomes VP and head of Hyundai Design Innovation Group

  • 2004 Fiat Trepiuno - Guy B & Roberto G chat3
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    Exclusive: Roberto Giolito on the 2004 Fiat Trepiuno

    2019-08-21T14:38:00Z

    In the second of our series exploring the Fiat Heritage Hub, head of the new facility, Roberto Giolito, reveals a few secrets behind one of its most influential exhibits and his most famous design, the trailblazing 2004 Trepiuno…

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    Interior Motives

    Interior Focus: Trim & Materials

    2019-08-21T13:45:00Z

    From Interior Motives magazine: New materials, textiles and techniques are enabling greater experimentation and creativity in the automotive sector, driven by design curiosity, a genuine desire for development, and changing consumer tastes and demands, particularly with regard to sustainability. Attention is being paid to both raw materials and end-of-life recycling – with some quite startling sources for new textiles and fabrics making their industrial debuts 

  • CDN Hycan SUV sketch rear 34 2019
    Article

    ‘HYCAN+’ Design Challenge begins: call for entries from designers worldwide

    2019-08-14T14:26:00Z Sponsored by HYCAN

    Design the principal graphics for new Chinese clean energy brand, win over $11,000

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    Article

    Exclusive: Roberto Giolito on the Fiat ESV 1500

    2019-08-08T12:22:00Z

    In Part 1 of this series, Fiat’s design maestro takes CDN on a tour of his favourite designs in the Fiat Heritage Hub in Turin

  • Flavio Manzoni at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2019
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    Flavio Manzoni and the one-of-a-kind Ferrari P80/C

    2019-08-07T12:56:00Z

    The Ferrari Senior Vice President of Design talks to CDN about one-offs and design inspirations

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    Article

    Providing the freedom to reshape seat design

    2019-08-06T12:42:00Z Sponsored by Magna Seating

    Magna Seating has devised a new solution to create moulded seating trim using a foam laminate which frees up the design possibilities for automotive seating

  • CDN Human Horizons HiPhi launch12
    Article

    First Sight: Human Horizons HiPhi 1

    2019-08-05T11:22:00Z

    At a spectacular launch event last week, Shanghai-based Human Horizons showed us its first production-ready protoype, a shooting-cross