5 Trends Spotted At The Olympics Of Product Design
Put almost 5,000 products and 38 opinionated design experts in close quarters for one week and then stand back. That's what the organizers of the Red Dot Awards did this year in Essen, Germany, where I had the honor of being a juror in the 2015 Product … Read more on Co.Design
Is the Chevy Volt Destined To Remain GM's 'Niche' Product?
However the compact Volt does have less rear seat room than a mid-sized, 22-mile-e-range Ford C-Max Energi or Fusion Energi. Also unknown is whether a chilling effect has come from GM's own former CEO Dan Akerson hinting at Generation 2 which could … Read more on Hybrid Cars News
RFMD Expands Product Portfolio for the Growing Automotive Wi-Fi Market
GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan 07, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) — RFMD (NASDAQ:RFMD) , a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance radio frequency solutions, today expanded its broad portfolio of Wi-Fi products to include two new … Read more on MarketWatch
www.autobytel.com Autobytel recently caught up with John Shon, the Product Planning Manager for the new 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe. This Crossover SUV is all new for the 2013 model year. The Santa Fe will be released with 2 different wheel base configurations. The first is a short wheelbase dubbed the Sport which can carry up to 5 passengers. The second, extended wheelbase can seat up to 6-7 passengers depending on the trim level you choose. On the outside the sheet metal is all new and follows the Fluidic Sculpture design that Hyundai is known for. The character lines help the exterior design to flow while the chrome accents give this crossover SUV a more upscale look. The 2.0 liter Turbo Sport model as seen here in this video comes with 19-inch alloy wheels. Also standard on this model is a roof spoiler with a twin chrome tip exhaust and power liftgate. The interior of the 2013 Hyundai Santa Fe also received numerous upgrades. The panoramic sunroof gives the interior occupants an expansive view. Also available is the 8-inch touchsceen navigation with integrated rear-view camera. Passengers will be happy to note that heated front and rear seats are available. The rear bench seat features a 40/20/40 split fold for numerous combinations. The base engine on the Sport Model is a 2.4 liter gas direct injected 4-cylinder that makes 190 horsepower while getting 22 MPG in the city and 33 MPG on the highway which is great in the CUV class. The upgraded powertrain on the Sport model … Video Rating: 4 / 5