What Disruption is not

BRIEF: I have been invited to a conclave of the Society of Indian Automotive Manufacturers (SIAM) in Goa. To run a workshop – and “shake things up”. The session length is 90 minutes, and the target audience is car designers within large Indian auto manufacturing companies. The question is what value can I provide to highly…… Continue reading What Disruption is not

3R-C Concept

Honda to Unveil the Electric 3R-C Concept in Geneva : TreeHuggerNext week ushers in the Geneva auto show, and based on last year’s momentum and the previews thus far, it’s going to be bubbling with alternative vehicles. Honda has released a teaser of its 3R-C, an all-electric single-seater urban mobility concept. With two wheels in…… Continue reading 3R-C Concept

Nissan’s electric cars

The past and the future of Nissan’s electric cars: from 1947 to iPhone apps — Autoblog Green Nissan has made a big splash in the electric car world with its recent Leaf unveiling, but let’s not forget that the company has a long, long history with engine-free motoring. A new press release put out by…… Continue reading Nissan’s electric cars

Car design in India

Automotive design gets ready for a greater role in IndiaThe initial flow of companies setting up design centres has led to as many as 15 institutes introducing courses in automotive or transportation design in the country.Auto design is also getting more classroom space in design centres that have traditionally focused on other industries.The National Institute…… Continue reading Car design in India

Bobby Benz

Now Everyone Can Drive A Mercedes…Well, Almost. | Mark’s Technology News It’s not just adults that appreciate fine automobile design and that’s something Mercedes seems to have caught on to. Their latest creation is a limited edition, tot-sized, ride-on version of their SLK AMG called the Bobby Benz, which joins their smaller, made-to-order model cars…… Continue reading Bobby Benz

The future for GM is in these words

Fueling the Future | The American ProspectMore broadly, we should then ensure that, within a decade, every new car sold in America can run on flexible fuel. We can advance this goal by offering manufacturers a $100 tax credit for every flexible-fuel tank they install before the decade is up.As my friend Tom Daschle details…… Continue reading The future for GM is in these words

Edwin’s Muscle Car

This is Edwin’s Car Design for car sharing. The model is coming along really nicely.  Note the brake disc and shoe assembly.Making the 1:10 Scale Model of the HSV Encore « Edwin Conan