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    Official: Infiniti Synaptiq concept 'spinal lock attachment' makes you one with your car

    The theme of this year's LA Design Challenge is "Sensing the future" and asks, "How will cars interact with us in 2029?" Infiniti has kicked off entries in the LA Auto Show's yearly visionary party with its low, wide and versatile Synaptiq concept. Less a car and more of a set of interlocking ...

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    Official: LA Design Challenge entrants take CHiPs to 2025

    This year's theme for the LA Design Challenge was announced back in September and focuses on creating a "Highway Patrol Vehicle 2025," and with the Jon and Ponch long into retirement, we get our first glimpse of what a CHiPs of the future might look like. BMW, General Motors, Honda, Mercedes-Benz ...

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    Official: Highway patrol car of the future picked as this year's LA Auto Show Design Challenge theme

    For the last nine years, the Los Angeles Auto Show Design Challenge has been part of the LA Auto Show, pitting design studios from around the world against each other in a forward-thinking competition. In the past, there have been a variety of challenge themes, including last year's "movie cars" ...

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    Poll: LA Design Challenge concepts toast Tinseltown

    As we revealed last month, the theme for this year's LA Design Challenge is Hollywood – more specifically, what the silver screen's next iconic automobile might be. For some reason, this year's challenge features a lot fewer entrants than year's past. In fact, half of the field comes from ...

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    This year's LA Auto Show Design Challenge is going Hollywood

    Hollywood and the automobile have had a long and storied relationship together. Iconic vehicles routinely appear on the silver screen, and end up earning a place in the hearts of millions of fans. When you see a highland green Mustang, you think McQueen and San Franciscio. A Delorean will push ...

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    LA 2010: Mercedes-Benz shows off Biome concept for LA Design Challenge

    Mercedes-Benz Biome Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Each year the LA Auto Show plays host to the Los Angeles Design Challenge, where aspiring designers partner with automakers to envision the future of mobility. This year's theme was to create the 1,000-pound car, and ...

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    LA Auto Show Design Challenge entrants reveal 1,000-pound car concepts

    Nissan iV concept – Click above for high-res image gallery of all 2010 LA Auto Show Design Challenge entrants
    The LA Auto Show is once again knocking at the door, and with it comes the annual Design Challenge competition. This year the competition has extended invitations to Japanese and ...

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    Autoblog speaks with Nissan 370Z designer Randy Rodriguez at 23rd annual Z Car Convention

    Randy Rodriguez, designer of the Nissan 370Z – Click above to read the interview
    It's a rare thing to see a car penned by someone who's a die-hard fan. More often than not, designers are assigned to vehicles they have little or no emotional attachment to, and as such, the car buying public ...

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    LA Auto Show Design Challenge reveals Youthmobile 2030 design entries

    Mazda Souga Concept from LA Design Challenge 2009 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    This year's iteration of the annual Design Challenge at the LA Auto Show asks the question: How will a new generation of drivers age 16-23, raised with cell phones, web cams and online communities, ...

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    LA 2008: Mazda takes top honors in Design Challenge

    Click above for more renderings of the Mazda KAAN concept
    It wasn't the number one pick of our readers (earning the silver medal in your voting), but Mazda managed to take the top honors at the LA Design Challenge with its KAAN concept. The design itself is a fanciful look into a future where all ...

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    2008 LA Design Challenge releases full field of contenders

    Click above to view all LA Design Challenge contenders after the jump
    This year's LA Design Challenge has chosen "Motorsports 2025" as its theme, and we've already shown you Mitsubishi's entrant: the MMR25 Rally Racer. We're close enough to the show that the rest of the field has finally revealed ...

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    L.A. Auto Show Robocar: 2057 Volkswagen Slipstream

    Click the image above for more high-res pics of the Volkswagen Slipstream.The Car: Volkswagen's people car ethos has a downside: everyone has a car – and it's even worse in 2057. In an effort to combat the unimaginably dense future, VW has taken a page out of Toyota's book and created an ...

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    L.A. Auto Show Robocar: 2057 Mazda MotoNari RX

    click above image for full gallery of the 2057 Mazda MotoNari RXThe Car: The 2057 Mazda MotoNari RX is not so much a car you drive as a mobile suit you wear. Once the driver dons the MotoNari RX, he and the car become virtually indistinguishable. A suit worn by the driver is one interface through ...

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    L.A. Auto Show Robocar: 2057 Honda 124 Solar Hybrid

    click above image for more views of the 2057 Honda 124The Car: Based on the assumption that future populations will be redistributed to the suburbs (didn't that already happen?), Honda's solution is a commuter car called the 124 (pronounced 1 to the fourth) that's actually four cars in one. The 124 ...

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    L.A. Auto Show Robocar: 2057 GM OnStar Ant

    click above image for more views of the 2057 GM OnStar AntThe Car: We use the term "car" loosely here, as the 2057 GM OnStar Ant resembles one of those geometric jungle gyms from our youth. Anchored in each corner of its triangular base are Nanorb wheels, and carbon nanotube batteries that we ...

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    L.A. Auto Show Robocar: 2057 Audi Virtuea Quattro

    The annual LA Auto Show Design Challenge entries have been revealed and we'll be showing off the entire series today on Autoblog. The challenge's theme this year is "Robocar 2057" and we think each team tells a story with their design of how that particular automaker views the future in 50 years. ...


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