Automotive & Transportation

Mack Anthem

The Mack Anthem highway truck is an important step for the iconic 118-year-old brand, which today is the preferred vocational truck in many countries around the world. The Anthem is an all new generation of Mack highway trucks. Anthem is a Class 8 highway truck designed for both long-haul and regional-haul operations and is intended to re-establish Mack as a significant player in the highway segments. This is the new flagship for the Mack brand, embracing a bold new aesthetic DNA, setting the stage for future models to extend the brand’s identity in a modern way.

Designed by: Vincent Lokers, Lukas Yates, Herve Bertrand and Sid Chiang of Mack/Volvo Trucks NA Product Design for MACK Trucks

Contact: gustavo.guerra@volvo.com

New Volvo VNL

The new Volvo VNL has been redesigned with significant improvements to ergonomics, aerodynamics, fuel efficiency and performance. The selection of VNL sleeper and day cab models covers a wide range of highway applications, all offering unsurpassed drivability, safety and comfort. Inside the new wide sleepers, drivers will find plenty of space to handle day-to-day demands, whether it’s catching up on paperwork, taking a meal break or getting the rest they need for extended days on the road. Connectivity is no longer a question or concern because the infotainment provides for Bluetooth, USB and power connections throughout the cab and sleeper.

Designed by: Volvo Trucks North America

Contact: brian.balicki@volvo.com, www.volvotrucks.us

U1

Niu Technology specializes in electric two-wheel mobility solutions for the urban commute while believing in making a difference as a sustainable lifestyle brand. The U1 scooter was specially designed for use in the city, providing a range of 70 kilometers on full charge, ideal for daily commuting. The NIU E-Scooter application allows users to be constantly connected with their scooter. With integrated GPS tracking and diagnostics, the application alerts the user to the battery level, any malfunctions or when unauthorized movement of the scooter occurs. The U1 scooter is a practical vehicle with better carrying capacity, stronger theft-guard capability and a more pleasing aesthetic.

Designed by: Token Hu of NIU Innovation Lab for Beijing Niu Technology Co., Ltd.

Contact: michael.sher@niu.com, niu.com

F800 Air DASH CAM

F800 Air DASH CAM can help determine the cause of a vehicle accident and the physical elements that led to the accident, as well as possibly deter theft of the vehicle or its contents—by keeping a watchful eye on external threats. It’s the flagship design of THINKWARE with a next generation, minimal form. F800 Air completes the connected car environment by adopting the concept of IoT. An emergency alert service automatically notifies authorities.

Designed by: Seung Ho Lee, Eun Ho Choi of in-house Design Team at THINKWARE

Contact: eunmimi@thinkware.co.kr | www.thinkware.com

Dash Cam F770

DASH CAM F770 helps determine the cause of the accident and the physical elements that lead to the accident using accurate information. Existing dash cams are too large, often impeding the driver's view. F770 is mounted securely to the car window with a sliding system which enables easy attachment and detachment. A minimal, stylish design with newer materials saves on manufacturing costs.

Designed by:  Hyun Ju Lee, Seung Ho Lee, Eun Ho Choi of in-house Design Team at THINKWARE

Contact: eunmimi@thinkware.co.kr | www.thinkware.com

BON

BON is the future airless tire  Natural plant leaves and animal bones have various structural efficiences. In BON, informal pattern structure known as Voronoi, was applied to create structural stability while achieving maximum weight savings. Voronoi resembles cell division, animal patterns, honeycomb and the cell shape of leaves. Existing airless tires have unidirectional structure. BON applies Voronoi to endure the load under any driving conditions.
 
Designed by: Tae-min Kim of Tire Design for KUMHOTIRE Corp.
 

Kia Telluride

The Kia Telluride concept is a striking three-row seven-passenger luxury SUV concept that features a modern and upright shape, a muscular stance and state-of-the-art technology to care for its occupants. It's based on an existing platform and reveals the brand’s interest in potentially offering a new premium SUV.

Designed by: Tom Kearns, Erik Klimisch, Kurt Kahl and Susan Yoo of Kia

Contact: tkearns@hatci.com | www.Kia.com

Horizon

Horizon is a new train seat that allows for 20 to 30 percent more seats per carriage as well as increased standing room. Horizon is designed to provide an immediate solution to cope with overcrowding on mass transit. 

Designed by: Paul Priestman, Kirsty Dias, Son Tran, Nick Moyes and Mike Lambourn of PriestmanGoode for the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB)

Contact: anna@priestmangoode.com | www.priestmangoode.com

Flexup

Nothing can stand in your way with Flexup. This single-wheeled device allows users to weave through city streets effortlessly, providing them unparalleled mobility. With a small repulsive force between individual motions of expanding tread blocks, this electromagnetic force-activated transporter allows smooth riding on obstacles and even on stairs. Flexup can freely turn corners on flat ground by using the tilting principle inspired by skiing motions. The user controls the direction according to the up and down behavior of the left and right footrests. 

Designed by: Seung-ju Kwak and Seung-koo Kang of Hankooktire and Hayden Alexander Lapiska of University of Cincinnati for Hankooktire Co., Ltd.

Contact: bwoo@hankooktire.com | http://www.hankooktire.com/global/

BMW 5 Series Sedan

The BMW 5 Series is the embodiment of the modern business sedan thanks to its dynamic and simultaneously elegant appearance. The challenge was to convincingly meet today’s expectations that are placed on a vehicle of its class: aesthetic athleticism, state-of-the-art technology and connectivity. The interior focuses on balancing dynamic driver orientation with an airy ambience and perfect ease of operation. High-quality materials, excellent seating comfort and intuitive operating concepts are the ingredients for relaxed journeys. 

Designed by: BMW Group

Contact: lisa.petelko@bmw.de

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