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VR Essential in Developing Futuristic EV Coach with Central Driving Position

Designer Cor Steenstra made use of the latest VR tools when he was tasked to design the unique and futuristic aerodynamic long distance zero emission coach for Thunder Sky Winston Energy Group and GFMI Metalcrafters Inc. featured in an earlier post here. Since aerodynamics on a long distance zero emission coach are from ...

2016 Hyundai Santa fe

Text and photos by Gabriela Gorvena Galvan Car Design TV has had evaluated the Hyundai Santa Fe several times throughout the past 11 years, and each time the Santa Fee keeps on getting better. When comparing it to the similar class vehicles from Toyota, Nissan, the VW group etc., it is clear that Hyundai is putting in a ...

Design Impressions from the LA Autoshow

Text Cor Steenstra, Photos Chris

2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited

Text and photos by Gabriela Gorvena Galvan I have to admit to having mixed feelings about this 2017 Hyundai Elantra Limited, and that all due the fact that the previous one was so good in its design. Similar to what Hyundai has done with the Sonata, they seem to have been shocked by the success of the previous generation ...

2017 Nissan Titan XD Platinum 4×4 (with 360 Turntable and Pano Views)

By Dan Ellis, Michele Straniero It had been a while since I have driven a truck. The last one was a Chevy Silverado in Black trim, a single cab version. In comparison, this Nissan Titan is HUGE! Not only is it the the double cab version with plenty of space up front as well as in the rear, but it also is tall and wide, ...

The All-New 2017 BMW 5 Series: Performance, Redefined

The formula for success continues with the 7th generation of the most successful premium sedan, the all-new BMW 5 Series.  Over 7.6 million BMW 5 Series have been sold worldwide since 1972 and since 1975 over 1 million units in the U.S. alone. The 2017 BMW 5 Series has been entirely newly developed allowing for a significant ...

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

By Dan Ellis, Michele Straniero The 2016 Mitsubishi is a clearly updated and face-lifted model of the one introduced in 2011. When we tested it back then we flawed it for the lack of perceived quality, with the cheap choice of materials and the bad sound proofing materials. When we took delivery of this updated ...