Transportation Design News
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.
Vripack Unveils 66m Fossil-Free Hybrid Superyacht Concept 'Futura'
Vripack has unveiled Futura, a fossil-free hybrid superyacht concept featuring a cocoon-like glass superstructure resembling the silhouette of a whale.
Goldreed Industrial Design Award 2020
Xiongan Future Industrial Design Institute has announced its inaugural Goldreed Industrial Design Award (GIDA). Drawing from the scientific-technological progress and from the social changes that are currently happening in our society, GIDA aims at using design as a way to suggest new lifestyles, in order to contribute to the balanced development between human and nature.
Fliteboard Wins 'Best of the Best' at 2020 Red Dot Product Design Award
Fliteboard has won the 'Best of the Best' at the 2020 Red Dot Award: Product Design for the the electric powered hydrofoil 'Fliteboard eFoil.'
CAKE Electric Motorcycles Launches Street-Legal Kalk INK SL
CAKE has launched the Kalk INK SL, a street-legal edition of the Kalk INK. Kalk INK SL is built to be a fast, hassle-free electric motorcycle that is as capable of backcountry free-riding as it is zipping around paved roads in an urban setting.
Polestar Unveils Precept Concept
Polestar, Volvo's electric performance car brand, recently unveiled Precept, it's future design vision for an electric age. Precept is a proof point of how avant-garde design and perfect proportions can create a new aesthetic for the electric age.
BMW Motorrad Unveils R 18
BMW Motorrad has unveiled R 18, a supreme cruiser with historical roots. The new cruiser borrows from famous models such as the BMW R 5, shifting the focus back onto the motorcycle essentials: purist, no-frills technology and the boxer engine as the epicentre of riding pleasure, combined with 'good vibrations.'
3T for BMW Trendy Urban Gravel Bike
BMW recently partnered with 3T to create a special edition '3T for BMW,' available in two color variations for the adventure-seeking BMW clientele.
Dynamiq Unveils 50-meter GTT 160
Dynamiq has revealed the first details of its forthcoming GTT 160 project. The avant-garde, full-aluminum 49.5-meter vessel represents what Dynamiq thinks is essential for modern superyachts - cool looking, efficient and focused on sport and well-being.
Sunreef Yachts Unveils 49M Sunreef Power Superyacht
Sunreef Yachts has unveiled the design of the 49M Sunreef Power Superyacht. The multihull will be entirely manufactured at the Sunreef Yachts' construction facilities in the city of Gdansk, Poland.
Seymourpowell Unveils Quarter Car Concept
Seymourpowell has unveiled Quarter Car, an autonomous concept car presenting how the future of ride-sharing will look in urban environments, reinventing the passenger experience through partitions which allow for communal and private journeys within one vehicle.