Transportation Design News
Yves Béhar Designs 'Model Eleven' Smart Electric Scooter for Unagi
Yves Béhar has designed a 'smart' electric scooter for Unagi, a company redefining urban, local travel with its best-of-breed portable electric scooters.
24th International Bicycle Design Competition (IBDC)
The 24th International Bicycle Design Competition (IBDC) is now open for submissions.
Black Tea Motorbikes Starts Production of Bonfire Off-road Electric Motorcycle
Black Tea Motorbikes has started production of its first model, Bonfire. This off-road electric motorcycle combines the best of both worlds, the offroad capability of Enduros and the convenience of scooters for commuting.
Seymourpowell and Angel Trains Unveil post-Covid Railway Carriage Concept
Seymourpowell has unveiled its recent conceptual work with Go-Ahead and rolling stock company Angel Trains, creating a 'post-Covid' rail interior with a flexible passenger experience in mind.
Seymourpowell Transforms Passenger Experience for Flytoget
Seymourpowell has unveiled its latest major transport project for Flytoget - Oslo Airport's famous high-speed rail link.
Polestar Design Contest 2021
Polestar has launched its 2021 global design contest geared to inspire and promote automotive creativity. The contest sets out to find the most creative, design-led ideas that drive electric mobility into a more socially progressive and sustainable future - that does not need to be a car.
Rolls-Royce Unveils Coachbuilt 'Boat Tail'
Rolls-Royce has unveiled a unique coachbuilt 'Boat Tail' commission. Based on a true commission model, 'Boat Tail' represents a collaborative exploration of luxury, design and culture between the marque and commissioning clients.
Umeå Institute of Design Digital Graduate Exhibition 2021
On June 1st, Umeå Institute of Design's graduating students will present their degree projects - ranging from autonomous taxi boats in the year 2086, to a crisis device for producing your own electricity, to a culinary tasting box with edible insects. The grad projects can be explored in the virtual 'UID21 | Project Gallery,' presenting a 360-degree view of all works, including; concept videos, images, interactive 3D models and prototypes.
Clariant Releases Automotive Styling Shades 2025 Trendbook
Clariant has released its latest color trend forecast for the automotive industry. The new Automotive Styling Shades 2025 Trendbook also includes an interactive digital version for the first time.
JPD Launches GOOD DESIGN AWARD 2021
The Japan Institute of Design Promotion is calling for entries for the 2021 GOOD DESIGN AWARD, an international design award gathering entries from 45 countries and regions.
Chris Bangle Wins 2021 American Prize for Design
The Chicago Athenaeum has named Chris Bangle as this year's laureate of the American Prize for Design. Chris Bangle is the prolific American automobile designer known best for his work as Chief of Designer for BMW Group, where he was responsible for the BMW, Mini, and Rolls-Royce motor cars.
CAKE Wins 2020 Good Design Award for Ösa
CAKE has received a 2020 GOOD DESIGN Award for its Ösa electric motorcycle in the transportation category.
BMW Motorrad Unveils 'Spirit of Passion' R 18 Custom Bike by Kingston Custom
BMW Motorrad recently collaborated with Kingston Custom for the second custom edition of BMW R 18 in the 'SoulFuel' series.
Good Design Award Names Lucid Air 'Best Car Design for 2020'
The Chicago Athenaeum has awarded Lucid Air with a Good Design Award for 2020.
Rossinavi Delivers 52m Superyacht Florentia
Rossinavi recently delivered its 52meter superyacht Florentia, previously launched during a private ceremony in June.
Pininfarina 90+1 Design Contest
On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, Pininfarina has launched an international design competition that challenges students from all around the world to create something that expresses their dreams for the future
Rossinavi Launches Vector 50 Superyacht 'EIV'
Rossinavi recently launched 'EIV,' a tailor-made superyacht commissioned by a private American owner. Previously known as Project Vector 50, EIV is a tri-deck luxury performance vessel entirely designed with the client in mind.
Red Dot Award: Product Design 2021
The 2021 Red Dot Award: Product Design will open for submissions on October 12. Designers and companies from all over the world are invited to enter their best products in 50 categories as diverse as medical technology, watches, or packaging.
Tangerine Unveils 'Metamorphosis' Design Concept for Metro Travel Post Covid
tangerine has unveiled 'Metamorphosis,' a metro concept designed to help operators better plan for future pandemics by enabling them to readily adapt the train interior to minimize the risk of germ transmission during periods of local disruption created by novel viruses.
Taipei Cycle D&I Awards 2021
Submissions are now open for the 2021 Taipei Cycle D&I Awards. The competition is open to all designers, manufacturers and retailers in bicycle-related industries.
Gordon Murray Automotive Unveils T.50 Supercar
Gordon Murray Automotive has unveiled its T.50 supercar. Murray's design for T.50 was the 50th in a prestigious line of race and road cars he's penned over his illustrious 50-year career - both reasons combining to name the car T.50.
Post Opulence: Rolls-Royce Reveals Super-luxury Consumer Insights That Informed New Ghost
More than six years ago, a team of luxury intelligence specialists, designers, engineers, and craftspeople assembled to begin the development of the new Rolls-Royce Ghost.
Good Design Show Europe 2020
Good Design annually awards distinguishing designers through for excellence, creativity, and novelty; talented creators who promote the design as the art of evolution, the art of a better future.
Polestar Launches Global Design Contest
Polestar has launched a new and unique design contest geared to inspire and promote automotive creativity. The competition is open to both students and professional designers.
Milestones in Contemporary Design 2020-2021
Milestones in Contemporary Design 2020-2021, on view at the Red Dot Design Museum from June 23 through May 31, 2021, features the 76 winners of the Red Dot Product Design Award.
Art Lebedev Designs eRopeway Concept for Bosch
Art Lebedev has developed an overground transport concept for Bosch. The eRopeway marries the advantages of cable cars with the ability to hop on and off whenever you want.
Gogoro Unveils Eeyo 1 Ultralight eBike
Gogoro has unveiled Eeyo 1 ebike, designed to address the daily challenges of city life and takes a different approach to traditional ebikes by prioritizing agility over utility.
VoloPort Wins Gold in 2020 German Innovation Award
VoloPort, the world's first Vertiport prototype for electrically powered air taxis, has been awarded Gold in the 2020 German Innovation Award.
Spark Design Awards 2020
Submissions are open for the 2020 Spark Design Awards. The competition encourages fresh thinking and innovation across all design disciplines and levels of expertise.
Jaguar Launches Design Masterclass Series
Jaguar has launched a four-part masterclass series that gives insight into the creative design process of Jaguar.