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The Automotive Design Organization


Welcome to AutoDesignO, an organization dedicated to all professionals in the automotive design industry. AutoDesignO encompasses all aspects of the trade providing enhanced business relations and communication, resources for studios, relevant news, special events, and additional global opportunities for members that only an association can provide.

AutoDesignO (the Automotive Design Organization) is a professional association, which is advancing improved access to people, essential information, as well as a culture exchange within the design profession, and beyond the studio walls. The organization strives to expand the presence and prominence of the design industry.

Membership is available to design studios, staff and freelance designers, clay modelers, color and trim, digital design and modeling, fabricators, studio engineers, students, studio design and modeling managers, and similar design professionals, as well as industry suppliers, aftermarket companies, governmental bodies, temp and staffing agencies, media and PR, and other transportation design-related firms and organizations.

 

NEWS NEWS ARTICLES

Coupé Concept Gives a Look at How VW Design Envisions Sport Sedans

posted on 04/22/2014

Wolfsburg / Beijing, (April 20, 2014) -- It's a four-door coupé the like of which has never been seen before in this vehicle class: the New Midsize Coupé concept car. Volkswagen has brought the concept car to Beijing for its world premiere at Auto China 2014. The 'New' part goes without saying: the New Midsize Coupé is as new ... Read More

Design and Technology of the Golf R 400 Concept is Based on Motorsport

posted on 04/22/2014

Wolfsburg / Beijing, (April 20, 2014) -- The latest Golf R production model was introduced just recently. With 221 kW / 300 PS of power. All-wheel drive. It handles the sprint to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and attains a top speed of 250 km/h (governed) – this is the sharpest production Golf ever and one of the most ... Read More

Lexus NX with Available F SPORT Adds Unique Exterior and Interior Details

posted on 04/22/2014

BEIJING – (April 20, 2014) – With the addition of two exhaust gas inlets and two nozzles, Lexus welcomes its first twin scroll turbo charger to its powertrain family at the 2014 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition. The all-new Lexus NX compact crossover offers the brand's first gasoline turbo engine in the NX 200t. The NX 200t turbo will ... Read More

Nissan Execs Discusss the all-new Murano Debuting at the NYIAS 2014

posted on 04/17/2014

NEW YORK (4/15/2014) – The all-new Murano is making its world debut at the 2014 New York International Auto Show. Read more below to see what's featured in the design and details on Nissan's newest entry into the crossover market.

The following is a conversation with Pierre Loing, vice president, Product Planning, Nissan North America and Taro Ueda, ... Read More

Jeep and Mopar Reveal Six New Concept Vehicles for Moab Safari

posted on 04/12/2014

Auburn Hills, Mich. (April 10, 2014) -- The Jeep® and Mopar brands have once again teamed up to develop a variety of vehicles that will debut at the annual Easter Jeep Safari in Moab, Utah, April 12-20. Now in its 48th year, the Easter Jeep Safari will be attended by thousands of die-hard off-road enthusiasts looking to enjoy a ... Read More

Jaguar Wins 2014 Image Award for "Best Car Styling Luxury Brand"

posted on 04/10/2014

MAHWAH, N.J., (April 9, 2014) – British luxury automotive brand Jaguar has been awarded the 2014 Kelley Blue Book Brand Image Award for "Best Car Styling Luxury Brand".

The Brand Image Awards, presented by Kelley Blue Book, recognize automakers' outstanding achievements in creating and maintaining brand attributes that capture the attention and enthusiasm of the new-vehicle buying public. ... Read More

Interview: Take Five, And Living Large With Clay Dean

posted on 11/30/2013

Clay Dean, Design Director for Global Advance Design for General Motors, takes time out from the 2013 LA Auto Show to discuss how General Motors is approaching design. There's been many changes over the years at the general, and it looks like the train is on the right track. This is Clay's take on concepts and branding. ... Read More

Biomimicry & Mobility 2025: 2013 Design Challenge

posted on 11/17/2013

Each year for the past 10 years, the Design Challenge theme is chosen by the DesignLA Board of Directors. The board is made up of a dozen design studio executives. Automotive design studios from around the world are invited to participate and this year, studios from Germany, Japan and the U.S. will compete to design “Biomimicry & Mobility 2025: ... Read More

Getting Green

posted on 05/20/2013

Do the biggest companies and those at the helm understand what needs to be done? Can we go green, save the world and remain profitable? It's not looking too good at the moment. However, CEOs from companies like GM and Proctor & Gamble are on hand to discuss what's working and what's not, and the light at the end of ... Read More

 
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