Rush Magazine- issue 2 featuring thoughts from Automotive Styling.

https://www.rushmagazine.co.uk/post/the-art-of-speed

Cyberuckus

Wired Magazine – CYBERTRUCK news article

Now that the hype, the hoopla, the circus, etc has died down… (do you see why Tesla did it?) what do you all think of the Tesla Cybertruck? WIRED Magazine called me on the day of the reveal, hours after seeing it- I had to give some kind of opinion- which wasn’t easy. A few days later the esteemed Eric Gallina wrote an insightful piece which almost nailed what most designers were thinking… and there were other thoughtful takes on it. The vehicle divided opinion, and certainly shocked everyone. Shock was the universal truth- and that is exactly as intended. Meanwhile… here’s the original Yankee-origami-wedge vehicle… (no not the DeLorean).

Form Trends article.

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1980 Vector W2 Twin Turbo concept

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Apple’s $1 Billion Bet on Didi Chuxing, & 12 Big Questions About What’s Next for Cars

Apple’s $1 Billion Bet on Didi Chuxing, & 12 Big Questions About What’s Next for Cars

Big news story here, for the future of the automotive business.

End of the car age: how cities are outgrowing the automobile

End of the car age: how cities are outgrowing the automobile

As an automotve design teacher, this is possibly one of the best and most important articles I’ve read recently. I have urged all my students to read it, this is the future we are entering, and it sounds very interesting and exciting. Vehicles will still need designing, and even private vehicles will continue to exist for recreational and non-urban use.

my job = teaching these guys

2015 is the year that our first Vehicle Design students will graduate. To showcase their skills they collaborated on a project led by a professional car designer. The project gained recognition in the automotive design world, being featured on Auto&Design Facebook page and kickstarting a lot of local press attention too.

http://blogit.lamk.fi/ajoneuvomuotoilu/2015/03/17/mercedes-benz-quantum/

Question Of The Day: Why Are Automakers Still Allowed to Use Combination Turn Signal Brake Lights?

Question Of The Day: Why Are Automakers Still Allowed to Use Combination Turn Signal Brake Lights?

Another fun observation on the details of automotive design legislation here.