The Car Design News team would like to thank you for attending this year's Car Design Night Beijing. We hope you had a great evening with industry friends and colleagues.
View the full library of photographs from this year’s event here.
Car Design Night presents:
Founded in 1972, Alcantara represents a prime example of Italian-produced quality. As registered trademark of Alcantara S.p.A. and result of a unique and proprietary technology, Alcantara® is a highly innovative material, offering an unrivalled combination of sensory, aesthetic and functional qualities. Thanks to its extraordinary versatility, Alcantara is the choice of leading brands in a number of application fields: fashion and accessories, automotive, interior design and home décor, consumer-electronics. These features, together with a serious and certified commitment to sustainability, make Alcantara a true icon of contemporary lifestyle: the lifestyle of those who want to fully enjoy their everyday life, while respecting the environment.
Since 2009 Alcantara has been certified 'Carbon Neutral', having defined, reduced and offset all the CO2 emissions derived from its activity. To mark out the path of the company in such a field, every year Alcantara draws up and publishes its own Sustainability Report, certified by BDO authority and available on the corporate website.
Headquartered in Milan, Alcantara's production site and R&D department are located in Nera Montoro, in the heart of the Umbria Region (Terni).
Alcantara Company contact email:firstname.lastname@example.org
HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things. With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world.
HARMAN is driving the future of the entire in-cabin experience with connected, integrated and secure solutions across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. The company’s strong portfolio of world-class brands, each with a distinctive DNA and design language, offers automakers a key differentiator for consumer connection and appeal.
Honpe Prototyping was established in 1999. We are a professional prototype manufacturer specialising in automotive, digital, home appliance and metal parts. At present, there are over 700 employees. Our Shenzhen facility, covering an area of 30,000 square metres, contains 300 CNC machines, including 16 five-axis milling machines.
With our capability to provide good quality with a fast lead time, we have a strong presencein European and the US markets, and we have established a long, good relationship with customers for the automotive and home appliance industry
Magna Exteriors brings together design, materials science and technology to help its customers boldly imagine and create the car of the future. A leader in lightweighting and composites, Magna researches, develops and implements new materials to help automakers lower emissions and improve fuel economy without sacrificing styling and performance.
This expertise is evident in several market-leading innovations, such as a carbon fiber hood, a visible active grille shutter, a carbon fiber grille opening reinforcement, a plastic skid plate with a silver metallic look and many more; all of which won innovation awards from the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). These examples have been implemented for high-volume, production programs across the world and represent Magna’s constant drive to innovate and its strong partnerships with auto manufacturers worldwide.
Magna is also investigating new applications for lightweight materials throughout the vehicle, including the current development of a carbon fiber subframe that weighs 34 percent less than a steel subframe.
The Magna Exteriors portfolio of products includes access systems such as liftgates, exterior trim, modular systems, front-end modules including fascia, active aerodynamic systems and other lightweight structural components for automotive, commercial truck and other industrial markets.
Technicon Design has three inter-related businesses, managing design projects, sourcing high-quality design personnel and delivering design related training.
Segula Technologies, a Worldwide engineering group, acquired Technicon in 2017 as part of its strategy to internationalise key markets.
With strategically located offices Technicon continues to offer design services to the global transport industry.
With over 15 years of experience, LUMISCAPHE imagines, integrates and deploys immersive solutions for real-time 3D modeling and viewing, developed for companies who need to experience new products before they exist.
Pushing the limits of imagination and innovation is no longer merely an industry dream.
Increased efficiency, incomparable real-time performances, reduced production cycles, improved digital continuity, innovative customer relations: LUMISCAPHE’s passionate teams will boost your future growth thanks to 3D real-time technology.
Founded in 1958, X-Rite Incorporated is a global leader in the science and technology of color and appearance. With its wholly owned subsidiary Pantone, X-Rite is the expert in blending the art and science of color, providing complete end-to-end color management solutions for our clients.
As a global leader in color science and technology, X-Rite has taken an ambitious step beyond color to tackle the more significant challenge of capturing and managing appearance. Total Appearance Capture (TAC™) Ecosystem, allows you to capture the exact visual characteristics of materials and enables an unmatched level of realism and efficiency in digital material capture and 3D design. The TAC™ Ecosystem is an award-winning appearance solution that brings product designs to life with digital material representations and consistent shared material appearance information that reduces design approval cycles and accelerates time to market.