Insights

Design Essay: Are smart roads just around the corner?

Design Essay: Are smart roads just around the corner?

In order to remain relevant, the car must constantly evolve. But while almost all attention focuses on four wheels, the roads that facilitate an automob...

07 May 2014
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Is Car Culture in Los Angeles really dead?

Is Car Culture in Los Angeles really dead?

For the last decade or so, it has been fashionable - even obligatory - in journalistic circles to proclaim the death of car culture in Los Angeles. Crit...

10 April 2014
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CDR Trend Insight - Headlamp Wallpaper

CDR Trend Insight - Headlamp Wallpaper

As lamps become recessed and cars gain more plan shape at their corners, the lower, inner surface of the unit grows in depth and becomes more noticeable...

28 March 2014
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Trendwatch: Durability

Trendwatch: Durability

Trendwatch: Durability

26 February 2014
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IMM Cologne 2014: Trend Report

IMM Cologne 2014: Trend Report

For all of us car designers, the auto shows are very important not only to meet and greet, but to see the latest concept and production cars. However, f...

14 February 2014
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Trendwatch: Global pattern

Trendwatch: Global pattern

This report was first published by our partners WGSN-homebuildlife on 30 December.

07 January 2014
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Trendwatch: Refined Industrial

Trendwatch: Refined Industrial

This report was first published by our partners WSGN-homebuildlife on 22 November.

03 December 2013
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Volvo's research proves car design invokes basic human emotions

Volvo's research proves car design invokes basic human emotions

Car design and human emotion are inexorably linked, according to new research from Volvo.

28 November 2013
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Design Essay: CDR Trend Insight - Premium/Economy

Design Essay: CDR Trend Insight - Premium/Economy

Brands are evolving their offer towards a premium and economy sub-brand pairing as the car market changes. Each brand is taking a different approach, bu...

21 October 2013
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Why small sedans are the next big thing in South America

Why small sedans are the next big thing in South America

Despite the recent boom of the Brazilian economy and a growing middle class population being able to buy their first car, new cars are still relatively ...

06 August 2013
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