Automotive Design

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This zone includes interviews with top designers, information on software and design tools as well as design strategies used by automakers and automotive suppliers.


  • Automotive Design
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  • Automotive Design
  • On the 2016 Honda Pilot

    Honda put its people in California, Ohio and Alabama to work to develop an all-new, third-generation three-row crossover, the Pilot.

  • Automotive Design
  • Volvo's Second-Generation XC90

    It’s been a long time both in terms of years and corporate changes since the first XC90 was introduced in 2002. Now the company is almost reintroducing itself to the world with the second-generation vehicle, a vehicle that states Volvo is back like never before.

  • Automotive Design
  • On the 2016 Sonata Hybrid & Plug-in Hybrid

    While gas is comparatively inexpensive as Hyundai introduces its new hybrids, the company knows that things can change. To say nothing of the fact that there are issues like CAFE to be addressed.

  • Automotive Design
  • Developing the 2016 Nissan Maxima: The Eighth Generation



    Mazda & Design

    Mazda—as we’ve said in this space many times—is the mainstream manufacturer that has consistently had the best design for its products across the board.

    Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

    While the drive to reduce emissions from cars and trucks is on-going, the automakers are faced with adding technology to vehicles that cost consumers money, but which can’t be appreciated the same way, say, LED headlamps or satellite radio can.

    Petersen & Pixar

    A couple weeks ago we mentioned that one of the places that Gearheads need to go at some point in their lives is the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. . .but not until December 2015, when the museum, which is undergoing massive refurbishment, reopens.