Michelin announced the new Design Challenge for 2013, the title this time is: “ Half! Lightweight with a passion “. The objective is to create a lightweight family vehicle, registration will begin on 1st of October.
As consumers and governments push for dramatic gains in fuel efficiency, the automotive industry is looking to design and develop lightweight next-generation vehicles.
Designers create the inspirational forms that drive desire for vehicle ownership, but they will also contribute to lightweight vehicle development through materials choices and using the most effective manufacturing techniques. Successful design relies on closer cooperation between design, engineering, manufacturing and planning than ever before.
Participants are asked to explore lightweight vehicle development by designing a family vehicle capable of transporting between four and six people, meeting consumer demands for safety and comfort, usable on the current road infrastructure, and production feasible using materials, powertrain solutions, or manufacturing solutions that are in use today or in development for use in the foreseeable future…
Continue reading and discover all rules for registration clicking: Michelin Design Challenge 2013
Info via Carbodydesign.com
Cardesigncommunity.com in partnership with Scuola Politecnica di Design (Milano) launch International Sketch Fighter Contest for transport designers.
The competition is based on Cardesigncommunity standard: the participants have 1 hour to perform their task. The «Sketch Fighter SPD» will have 5 rounds with a final one which will identify the winner. On September, 9 all the works of the final round, which takes 24 hours, will be evaluated by SPD representatives.
The winner will take 100% educational grant in one of the best schools of design – Scuola Politecnica di Design (Milano), Master’s course, 2011/12. The participants who get the 2nd and 3rd places take 50% educational grant and 30% allowance for education.
check this out new opportunity to win a scolarship thanks to Design competition sponsored by Car Body Design and IAAD design school in Turin Italy. The winners will attend the next Master in Transportation Design at IAAD design school year 2011/12.
Deadline is 2 of September.
Istituto d’Arte Applicata e Design in collaboration with Car Body Design is launching a design competition that gives participants the chance to win three scholarships for attending the Master of Science in Design – Majoring in Transportation Design, in collaboration with Giugiaro Design. (Source Carbodydesign.com)
To get all infos to participate click: IAAD Scolarship infos
The Ferrari World Design Contest has its winners:
Eternità Concept by Kim Cheong Ju (in the photo) (Rep. of Korea), Ahn Dre (Rep. of Korea), Lee Sahngseok (Rep. of Korea) – Hongik University (Seoul)
Xezri by Samir Sadikhov (Azerbaigian) – IED (Turin)
Cavallo Bianco by Henry Cloke (UK), Qi Haitao (China) – Royal College of Arts (London)
To see all the design proposals and photos of the event click: Ferrari Design Contest pics!
Cardesignnews with General Motors, Faurecia and Dassault Systemes launched the new Interactive Design Competition.
We read from CDN:
GM’s four brands: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC have each set a brief, of which students can choose to answer one or several. It’s traditional to focus your design efforts towards the close of a design competition, but GM, and our sponsors, Dassault Systèmes and Faurecia, have mentors standing by to guide your design work, so we encourage you to begin uploading work as soon as you can.
So what are you waiting for? Check how to participate and what are the rules click: Interactive Design Competition
The Automotive Design Social Contest on Facebook has its 3 finalists and its winner.
The winner of this first Design Contest Giacomo Iachini with his proposal very appropriate to the website spirit and well designed and sketched, Giacomo Iachini preferred to draw with pencils and markers and this has been very appreciated. His presentation has also a nice fresh creative look with a very nice overall presentation.
To see other finalists go to Social design Contest on FB