Design

Hispano Suiza joins Auto Design & Sketching course launched by the Petersen Automotive Museum and Yellowbrick
Company News, Design, Education

Hispano Suiza joins Auto Design & Sketching course launched by the Petersen Automotive Museum and Yellowbrick

Francesc Arenas, Hispano Suiza Design Director, is one of the prominent figures who has joined the Auto Design & Sketching online course recently launched by the Petersen Museum and the Yellowbrick online education platform. “It´s an honour and a real pleasure to be included amongst the designers of the future. […]

Students challenged to design the next generation of electric Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles
Competitions, Design, EVs

Students challenged to design the next generation of electric Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Motability Operations and CALLUM are working in partnership to secure the future of electric wheelchair accessible vehicles, by hosting a competition to find an inspiring solution from the next generation of automotive design and engineering talent. Students from Coventry University and Glasgow School of Art have been tasked with designing […]

The Gordon Murray Group tops out phase one of all-new global HQ and Technology Campus
Company News, Design, Motorsport

The Gordon Murray Group tops out phase one of all-new global HQ and Technology Campus

Gordon Murray Group today announces the topping out of the first phase of an all-new global headquarters and technology campus construction in Windlesham, Surrey. Construction work on the historic site, encompassing an all-new manufacturing facility, R&D and customer sales suite, officially started in June 2021. The state-of-the-art facility is on […]

Skills shortage may stunt the auto industry’s software ambitions
Design, Education, Recruitment

Skills shortage may stunt the auto industry’s software ambitions

The automotive industry’s new-found interest in software as a product differentiator is at risk of being compromised by a lack of quality computer science graduates, warns connectivity pioneer VNC Automotive. Key players such as Volkswagen and Volvo have stated their intention to become software companies first and foremost, signalling a […]

The Flip - automotive one-off to promote technology skills for future generations
Design, Education, STEM

The Flip: automotive one-off to promote technology skills for future generations

Mercedes-AMG’s collaboration with multi-platinum American musician, tech entrepreneur, philanthropist and TIME 100 IMPACT Award winner will.i.am has gone from strength to strength since its launch in September 2021 and is now culminating in an extraordinary project launching May 5, 2022 in Miami and at www.will.i.am. Under strict secrecy, “The Flip”, […]

Stellantis Awards $22,000 As College Teams Tackle First Hackathon
Competitions, Design, Research

Stellantis Awards $22,000 As College Teams Tackle First Hackathon

The first Stellantis Hackathon has delivered a glimpse of the global automaker’s future as a mobility tech company. The three-day event, held April 22-24 in Detroit, engaged tech enthusiast and creative problem solvers college students to “gamify” driving in pursuit of safer and more fuel-efficient mobility.  Over the course of […]

Design, Education

The Alpine A4810: The latest concept unveiled by students at the IED Design School

Today, twenty-eight Masters students studying Transportation Design at the IED presented their own take on the concept of sportiness with the ‘A4810 Project by IED’: a hydrogen-powered, two-seater supercar based on a brief from the Alpine design team. The A4810 is a car that embraces next-generation technologies while also championing […]

Design

Hispano Suiza and the´Istituto Europeo di Design’ in Turin design the sports car of the future

Hispano Suiza has worked with the students of the ‘Istituto Europeo di Design’ in Turin (IED) to develop a creative project linked to the 120th Anniversary of the brand, which will be celebrated in 2024. The third-year students of IED Turin Triennial Course in Transportation Design, thanks to their knowledge […]

ŠKODA students transform Kamiq SUV into Dakar rally special
Apprentices, Design, Motorsport

ŠKODA students transform Kamiq SUV into Dakar rally special

Since its inception seven years ago, the ŠKODA apprentice car (or Azubi) programme, has produced some remarkable cars. This year, students are collaborating with ŠKODA Motorsport to build a one-off special helping to celebrate 120 years since ŠKODA’s entry into competitive motorsport. The eighth project will see the pupils transform […]