Writer Stuart Schwartzapfel takes a critical look at customized cars and concept vehicles
The first gathering of independent Chinese automakers at a recent conference analyzed ways to create truly local designs
As Ford looks for a buyer for its troubled luxury marque, its latest vehicle aims to take Jaguar back upmarket. Critics say the design isn't radical enough
New materials are allowing greater experimentation within auto design
Matt Vella went to the L.A. Auto Show to preview the best and brightest in car design at the nation's most high-profile auto exhibit
How the privately held, rapidly growing company is rewriting the rules on auto "buff books"
Slide Show: Edmunds' Race-Inspired Workspace
Glitzy car design took center stage at the Los Angeles Auto Show in November
The carmaker's enterprising designers have entirely remade the iconic GT-R sports car, and it's coming to America
Slide Show: Nissan's Born-Again Legend
How J Mays, Ford's chief designer, is trying to make the carmaker cool again with retro-inspired design
The German luxury brand's executive design director discusses how design is helping the company catch up to BMW and Mercedes-Benz in the U.S.
Under design director Franz von Holzhausen, Mazda has unveiled a steady stream of sexy concepts. But the effort has yet to translate into any actual products
Slide Show: Mazda's Mighty Concept Models
Frank Saucedo, the head of the automaker's advanced design studio, talks about the challenges of creating futuristic vehicles that may never hit the road