Renault: A Journey Through Advertising

Renault: A Journey Through Advertising

The long and glorious passion story between Renault and the French can be told through advertising. By reflecting ̶ and sometimes anticipating ̶ social...

Renault Logo – A Retrospective

Renault Logo – A Retrospective

2015 sees Renault update its logo; not for the first time. We take a look back at 118 years of Renault and its logos.   1898: Birth of a company Renault...

Renault Kwid – Design Process in Images

Renault Kwid – Design Process in Images

The Kwid is Renault’s new product in the Indian and developing economy markets. Designed specifically for those markets in mind, but retaining all the...

Paul Smith’s One-Off Land Rover Defender

Paul Smith’s One-Off Land Rover Defender

Land Rover Defender fan and owner, Sir Paul Smith, collaborates with Land Rover on a ‘one off’ special edition of global automotive icon Bespoke Defender...

Aerodynamic Considerations

Aerodynamic Considerations

Aerodynamic factors, considered carefully, can improve many aspects of a vehicle. Some key aerodynamic considerations have been summarised here. [(vi)...

Aerodynamics

Aerodynamics

Image courtesy & © Ford Motor Company Aerodynamics is a highly refined science that vies for position with other key vehicle design considerations...

Automotive Design

Automotive Design

Welcome to the design section of Car Design Online. This area includes information on most of the pre-production elements of automotive design. These include...

Pressure Sensitive Paint

Pressure Sensitive Paint

With ever increasing demands for refinement in vehicle design, new methods are developed to provide a greater level of detailed information. Special pressure...

New Technologies Mean Better Rear Impact...

New Technologies Mean Better Rear Impact Performance

The Volvo XC60, a small size SUV, has been developed with several technologies designed to give it the edge in whiplash injury crash tests. Twenty five...

Mazda’s Renesis Rotary (Wankel) Engine

Mazda’s Renesis Rotary (Wankel) Engine

The rotary engine was conceived by Felix Wankel in Germany in 1926 with the first functional prototype not actually running until 1957 – this was largely...