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39Australia's Sunswift claims new EV distance speed world record

Solar Panels Were Switched Off During 311-Mile Attempt

With a name like Sunswift, optimism must abound. So let's start with the fact that the team behind it has built a great looking solar-powered car. And Australia has plenty of road and more than enough sun, the pieces are coming together.

27Ferrari crowns winners in World Design Contest

The models have been made. The designs have been scrutinized. The talents have been exhibited, the ballots have been cast, and the prizes have been awarded for the 2011 Ferrari World Design Contest.

41Report: MI towing co. files $750k lawsuit against student over Facebook page [w/video]

T&J Towing suing Michigan student for $750,000 – Click above to watch the video

13RCA design students collaborate with Bentley on the Flying B of the future

Royal College of Art design students work with Bentley – Click above or below for high-res image gallery

21Coco's Ride: What if Chanel designed automobiles?

Click above for a high-res gallery of the Chanel Fiole concept car

5What to do with those empties - Mustang made from beer cans

We'll avoid the trite jokes about Jack Kirby's Mustang sculpture being a "nice car, bud." Ouch. There, it slipped out anyway. Now we can just move on. Rather than just stack up the red, white, and blue swill cans to the ceiling, as would most college students, the art and design scholar built a car instead. Kirby's chef d'oeuvre came to be when Budweiser rolled out its UK-only "Budbucks" promotion this summer – grand prize, a 1965 Mustang, Jack's favorite car. Whether or not he wins the co

9GM seeks next great car designer in Detroit high schools

In March General Motors partnered with the College for Creative Studies and began visiting 15 Detroit area public high schools to seek out and encourage the next generation of car designers coming up the ranks. Seasoned car designers from GM's Design Center and students from CSS provided instruction to the students who were charged with designing a vehicle for the 17-25 year-old crowd. The 50 lucky students chosen for the program, which is called "You Make a Difference," were invited to also par

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