|RENAULT AND CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS, UAL ANNOUNCE WINNER OF AUTONOMY-FOCUSED CAR INTERIOR OF THE FUTURE DESIGN COMPETITION .|
|◾Winning group is Oura, a wearable vehicle suit with gesture-controlled, virtual reality in-visor display
◾Three finalist groups ideas included a mobile office with inflatable seats and an interactive picture window, and a configurable three-wheeler party wagon inspired by product designer Verner Panton
◾Nine groups participated – with more than 25 Central Saint Martins students involved in total
◾Winning group revealed at 'Conversations with Clerkenwell' discussion session on 25th May at Cle...[Read more...]|
|NYIAS 2016: ELECTRIC VOLKSWAGEN BUDD-e CONCEPT MAKES U.S. AUTO SHOW DEBUT|
|New Concept showcases new MEB electric platform and offers a glimpse of next-generation connectivity and infotainment concepts
• First VW based on the new Modular Electric Toolkit (MEB)
• Features 101 kWh battery that enables up to 373** miles of pure electric range
• New interfaces signal next-generation display and ergonomic concepts
• BUDD-e becomes integral part in the Internet of Things and links Smart Home and Smart Car technology
• Gesture control 2.0 enables intuitive operat...[Read more...]|
|VOLVO CAR GROUP AT THE 2014 BEIJING MOTOR SHOW|
|Volvo Cars forecasts record sales of at least 80,000 cars in China in 2014
China is poised to replace the US as Volvo Car Group's (Volvo Cars) largest market in 2014 with sales of at least 80,000 cars, up from 61,146 in 2013, highlighting the company's growing presence in the world's fastest growing automobile market. Sales in the US in 2014 are expected to increase in line with the broader market.
The emergence of China as Volvo Cars' leading market represents an important step tow...[Read more...]|
|MICHELIN DESIGNS NISSAN ZEOD RC'S TIRES FOR LE MANS|
|OYAMA-CHO, Japan – Nissan ZEOD RC's invitation to participate at Le Mans next year from the Automobile Club de l'Ouest is a tremendous technological development opportunity for the automaker, but also a ready laboratory for next-generation tires, says Michelin Director Serge Grisin.
Michelin makes more than half the tires for vehicles competing at Le Mans, but the Garage 56 status, reserved for cars with new technology, has special allure.
Grisin, speaking with the Global Media Cent...[Read more...]|
|Spark Racing Technology Announces Partnership With Williams Advanced Engineering|
| ||Spark Racing Technology announces partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering to power FIA Formula E Championship
PARIS (11 June, 2013) - Spark Racing Technology (SPARK) today confirmed a prestigious new partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering to design and assemble the batteries that will power its fully-electric SRT_01E car for the FIA Formula E Championship.
Williams Advanced Engineering, part of the Williams group of companies that includes the world famous Will...[Read more...]|