Autonomous BEV Chrysler Portal is a window to the future

By |2017-03-22T07:59:23-07:00January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Autonomous vehicles, Consumer Electronics Show (CES)|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is fast becoming the first auto show of the year. The battery-electric-powered (BEV) Chrysler Portal concept autonomous vehicle was unveiled today at CES 2017 in Las Vegas. The Chrysler Portal is a pillarless autonomous minivan that brings a new definition to openness. Pillarless? Not really, the B-Pillar is built into the [...]

Aston Martin DB11 car designers

By |2017-03-22T07:59:26-07:00September 27th, 2016|Categories: Aston Martin, Automobiles and Energy|Tags: , , , , |

Ahead of the Paris auto show the new Aston Martin DB11 won the prestigious Autonis Design Award for the sports car category, with the Aston Martin DB11 receiving 36.2% of the votes, ahead of Porsche 911 (31.6%) and Jaguar F-Type SVR (13.7%). Marek Reichman, Chief Creative Officer and studio head at Aston Martin [...]

Ed Welburn on the Chevy Onix, spark, sonic and Buick Encore design on Driving the Nation

By |2018-06-30T16:06:16-07:00November 28th, 2012|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India, China), Buick, Car designers, Chevy, Video, youtube.com|Tags: , |

Sao Paulo, Brazil - Ed Welburn is General Motors' Vice President of Global Design. Welburn talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about the Chevy Onix platform. The Onix might be on the same platform as the Chevy Spark and the Buick Encore, but the car is produced and sold in Brazil. Welburn emphasizes the [...]

JC Pavone on designing the Volkswagen Jetta

By |2020-01-02T08:49:42-08:00August 21st, 2010|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Car designers, Manufacturers, Video, Volkswagen, youtube.com|Tags: , |

Twin car designers designing for VW JC Pavone and Marco are twin brothers. They are both designers for Volkswagen. Pavone talks about his childhood and what brought him and Marco to design for Volkswagen. When they were twelve-years-old, living in Brazil, the Pavones sent a letter to the head of Brazil of design. He responded [...]

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