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Design Impressions from the LA Autoshow

Text Cor Steenstra, Photos Chris

Photo Report of the 2016 LA Autoshow

Photos by Chris Jones Dan Ellis, Michele

BMW Motorrad VISION NEXT 100: The Great Escape

In 2016, its centenary year, the BMW Group is looking further into the future than ever before and developing a series of Vision Vehicles to address people’s mobility needs in about three decades from now. Its solutions are based on the assumption that mobility is set to become increasingly multifaceted and ...

The Changing Face of Automotive Identity

With the electric vehicles becoming more and more popular and being produced by more and more companies, there is an interesting conundrum that designers face: "What to do with the face?" The original VW Beetle stood out because of it's unique front end, due to the rear mounted, air cooled engine. There was no need for ...

Renault takes the wraps off TREZOR, its latest concept car, at the 2016 Paris Motor Show

In 2010, the DeZir concept car embodied the renewal of Renault’s brand identity by inaugurating a new styling signature founded on simple, warm and sensuous lines. As the worthy successor to the DeZir, TREZOR marks the beginning of a brand new design cycle. https://youtu.be/yr8kqArpQuM Groupe Renault Chairman ...

The ultimate in luxury: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

With its sensual, emotional design ("hot") and intelligent details ("cool"), the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 represents the ultimate in luxury. The classic aesthetic proportions of the show car – the extremely long bonnet, the low roof line and the rearward positioning of the greenhouse – recall the aero coupés of ...

2016 VW Tiguan

Admittedly, I have been a VW fan since my early childhood. My dad's first car was a used VW Beetle, his first new car was a 1972 VW Beetle, he subsequently had a 411, anew Passat Variant followed by a Beetle and a Polo for us kids and another Passat before he switched to Nissan. VW owners are loyal people and the company ...