Production Design

New Nissan Murano

At the LA Autoshow this model of the Nissan Murano was

Volvo Trucks – How (NOT) to design a completely new truck range

I have to admit that I am in shock after seeing this video, and I think a lot of other truck companies are very happy to see this. Volvo Trucks have removed their iconic  and holy diagonal from their grilles, and placed them as a mere decoration on an artificial peace of plastic under the window. In essence THEY HAVE REMOVED ...


2015 Mitsubishi Outlander

The 2015 Mitsubishi is a clear updated and facelifted model of theone 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 version,it was pointed out that all those ...


Ghostly Classic

With outstanding design it is pretty easy to recognize it, even if it covered, like in this case. It was difficult to find an angle where it was not ...


2015 Chevrolet Impala

Like the Ford Fusion, the Chevrolet Impala seems to reflect the current American trend to make sedans be big, voluminous vehicles. Both seem to have an extra high front end and relatively horizontal lines over the flanks, resulting in quite big vehicles. It is not really clear what necessitates these high fron ends. It ...


2015 VW Beetle Convertible R-Type Turbo

The 2015 VW Beetle R-Type Turbo is a very elegant and fun wolf in sheeps clothing kind of car. You can use it to comfortably cruise along the coast or through the mountains, but it also is there when you really need to step on it to move into lanes on a freeway, or when you just want to let your hair down driving on a fun ...


2015 Nissan Rogue

Text and photos by Cor Steenstra. We drove this Nissan Rogue through Arizona, Utah and Nevada to get a good impression of how it would handle on a long drive. The 2015 Rogue is a pretty non-descript vehicle. It has many styling cues from other Nissan products, but among the vast competition here in the US, it doesn't ...