- Pizzazz vs. profit: Why big sales often produce bland car styling. Lamm, Michael // Automotive News;7/3/2000, Vol. 74 Issue 5882, p2D
Discusses why best-selling automobiles in the United States are the ones with bland styling. Theory that automobile design flourishes in bad economic times; History of car design in the U.S.; How restrictions on car design force designers to create similar styles; Definition of conservatism. ...
- Makers seek room to grow. Halliday, Jean // Automotive News;4/1/2002, Vol. 76 Issue 5977, pM4
Reports the changes in the design of vehicles by luxury automobile makers to reach young buyers in the U.S. Strategies to serve both older and young buyers; Decline in the unit sales od sedan; Increase in sales of upscale trucks.
- Honda unveils concept of larger minivan. Rechtin, Mark // Automotive News;1/12/1998, Vol. 71 Issue 5748, p23
Looks at the design of the Honda Division MV-99 concept version of the full-sized minivan it expects to sell in October 1998. The MV-99 being the biggest vehicle the company has built; The number of units projected for the Alliston, Ontario plant.
- MICHIGAN. // Print;Sep/Oct2002, Vol. 56 Issue 4, p218
Provides information on design activities in Michigan. Deduction in marketing budgets of automotive industry; Contractions in Detroit's design community.
- Dispatches from the design front. DeLorenzo, Matt // AutoWeek;01/27/97, Vol. 47 Issue 4, p9
Presents the author's views about automobile designers. Reason for creation of the `AutoWeek'/NAIAS Design Forum; Variations of styling themes and messages of major automobile manufacturers Chrysler and Ford.
- Letters. // AutoWeek;11/19/2001, Vol. 51 Issue 48, p13
Presents letters related to automobile designs in the United States.
- No frills, no fumes. Boley, John // Automotive News International;Sep2001, p44
Features the tuk-tuks three-wheeled jitneys in Bangkok, Thailand. Association of vehicles with chronic pollution; Introduction of electric tuk-tuks; History of tuk-tuk market; Advantages of the vehicles.
- The co-production challenge. ETTLIE, JOHN E. // Automotive Manufacturing & Production;Dec98, Vol. 110 Issue 12, p16
Focuses on the experiments in modular manufacturing by automotive assemblers and their suppliers in the United States. Difference of co-production from joint production; Examples of co-production manufacturing; Information on General Motors (GM) Corporation's Project Yellowstone.
- Five 1990s redesigns that should have stayed on the drawing board. Catterall, Mark // Automotive News Europe;08/14/2000, Vol. 5 Issue 17, p11
Provides a list of automobile redesigns in the 1990s that should have remained on the drawing board.