Update: ACCD Car Classic – One of a Kind

ArtCenter’s annual Car Classic features unique, custom, specially built vehicles that will include early coachbuilt cars, custom hot rods and motorcycles, concept cars, bespoke supercars, and specially modified vehicles from all eras—classic to modern to concept.

Chrysler Hosts Nationwide High School Automotive Design Competition

Auburn Hills,November 10, 2014 , 0, 2014) - All U.S. public high school students grades 10-12 can turn their artistic talents in to prizes, including a $60,000 scholarship to the College for Creative Studies (CCS), one of the nation’s leading art and design schools. Chrysler Group’s Product Design team announced today details of its third annual Detroit Autorama High School Design Competition. Now bigger and better for 2015, the “Detroit Autorama High School Design Competition 2015” invites participants to look to the future and design a next-generation Dodge brand vehicle for the year 2025.

Innovation, Technology and Performance Take the Stage at SEMA 2014

While OEMs have the money and manpower to develop next-gen cars that are technical wonders, they aren't the only ones. Both Hyundai and Kia are turning to tuners that may not have ultra deep pockets, but they have moxie! The results are a blend of production car perfections, and aftermarket insanity. But, don't let us sway your opinion, check this out for yourself.

Volkswagen Group Of America Proudly Supports The Museum Of Modern Art’s Award-Winning Online Art Courses

New York, October 29, 2014 – Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. proudly supports The Museum of Modern Art’s (MoMA) award-winning online art courses. MoMA’s premium online courses, which were launched in 2010 and are available via, are the first of their kind, providing self-guided as well as instructor-led formats and featuring exclusive video demonstrations and insights from curators, conservators, and artists. The most recent courses were created in partnership with Coursera (, for primary and secondary school teachers all over the world, and provide museum teaching strategies and techniques free of charge

Constellium Joins MIT Led Consortium to Improve Auto Structural Design

NEW YORK, (Sept. 11, 2014) -- Constellium N.V. announced today that it has joined the Industrial Fracture Consortium established by Professor Tomasz Wierzbicki from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The consortium will engage in research to develop and improve modeling and mathematical simulations software designed to predict the behaviors of the structural components during forming and crash, which are amongst the most important performance evaluation criteria in automotive engineering.

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APT MotoVox Group, Inc. Announces Acquisition of MotoPeds

KANSAS CITY, Mo., (Sept. 12, 2014) -- APT MotoVox Group, Inc. (OTC BB: MTVX) today announced the acquisition of MotoPed, which debuted last December in a breakaway Kickstarter campaign that quickly went viral. The MotoPed design (soon available in Beach Cruiser, Downhill, and Black Ops Survival bike models) is a radical new mash-up fusing the unique combination of a downhill mountain bike, a motocross motorcycle, and a moped. The MotoPed utilizes a patented jackshaft pedal drive system and various lightweight low-displacement engine packages in order to yield a 115 pound "Frankenbike" of sorts that gets up to 160 miles per gallon as a commuter, while letting its riders slam a back-country trail on the way home.

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Calty Design Draws Inspiration from Maker Faire, Urban Lifestyle Trends

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (Sept. 10, 2014) – The do-it-yourself movement is transforming cities with invention-focused Maker Faire events, growing entrepreneurship, and a new Toyota concept to fit these trends. Inspired by a growing innovative spirit in urban areas, Toyota revealed today the Urban Utility concept vehicle – or U2 – at a private panel discussion hosted by Make: magazine in San Francisco. Vehicle elements reflect the lifestyle and needs of an entrepreneurial, urban driver discovered through interviews with Maker Faire participants and internal Toyota market research.

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Auto And Technology Leaders Define The New Auto Industry at CCE

LOS ANGELES, (Sept. 9, 2014) -- Connected Car Expo® (CCE), the auto industry's authoritative gathering of automotive and technology leaders, announced today its line up of news and speakers that are helping define and shape the future of transportation. Breaking news from Audi, Hyundai, Volvo, KPMG and several other exhibitors will highlight a full day of expert presentations in conjunction with Los Angeles Auto Show's Press & Trade Days.

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Modernism Week Announces Fall Preview Schedule Weekend of Events

PALM SPRINGS, CA (September 10, 2014) – Modernism Week will host its Fall Preview in Palm Springs over the Columbus Day holiday weekend (October 10-13, 2014). Highlights include a festive opening night poolside beach party and outdoor movie at Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club, a sneak peek of the Palm Springs Art Museum's soon-to-open Architecture & Design museum, the first fall edition of the annual Modernism Show & Sale, exclusive tours of Frey House II and Steel House #1, architectural walking and bike tours, Premier Double Decker Architectural Bus Tours, a cocktail reception showcasing photographs of the Salton Sea, and a sunset reception celebrating the architecture of Albert Frey, the Modernism Yard Sale, and the popular "Lost, Saved and Endangered" lecture.

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