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The Mini: growing up or just growing? by Peter Stevens

The Mini: growing up or just growing? by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

09 February 2015
The ‘A’ pillar - one of the most challenging parts of a car by Peter Stevens

The ‘A’ pillar - one of the most challenging parts of a car by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

26 January 2015
What exactly is the point of ‘concept’ or showcars? - Part 2 by Peter Stevens

What exactly is the point of ‘concept’ or showcars? - Part 2 by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

19 January 2015
Will the autonomous car revive the monovolume?

Will the autonomous car revive the monovolume?

The monovolume body package has a long and storied history in the annals of automotive design. First emerging in the streamlined era of the 1930s, the m...

19 January 2015
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What is the design language of the autonomous car? Google votes for cute

What is the design language of the autonomous car? Google votes for cute

As we return from our festive holidays and sift through the news we've missed, it's the release of the latest version of Google's autonomous car that st...

07 January 2015
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What exactly is the point of ‘concept’ or showcars? - Part 1 by Peter Stevens

What exactly is the point of ‘concept’ or showcars? - Part 1 by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

07 January 2015
Human-Machine Interface - the state of the industry - Part One

Human-Machine Interface - the state of the industry - Part One

As recently as twenty years ago, car interiors featured a handful of mechanical dials showing basic vehicle information and - if you were lucky - a radi...

23 December 2014
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'Getting the details right is the real pleasure in designing’ by Peter Stevens

'Getting the details right is the real pleasure in designing’ by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

22 December 2014
Is purely digital modeling the future for the car industry or is the full-size clay model still best? by Peter Stevens

Is purely digital modeling the future for the car industry or is the full-size clay model still best? by Peter Stevens

This post was re-published with the kind permission of Peter Stevens, one of Britain's most well-known and sought-after automotive and industrial design...

15 December 2014
Could the race to replace the Humvee affect SUV design trends?

Could the race to replace the Humvee affect SUV design trends?

Three US-based defense contractors are battling it out to replace the 120,000 Humvees used by the US military. But could the fallout of the fierce compe...

09 December 2014
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