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Fiat 500 wins 2009 Design Car of the Year

The Fiat 500 has been elected 2009 Design Car of the Year by 59 journalists from around the world, beating 51 short listed cars from the world’s top car makers. The Fiat 500, along with the Citroën C5 and the Jaguar XF, were selected as the finalists for the last round of judging at the [...]

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CVSTOS Challenge-R High Fidelity Chrono Watch

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Champagne cork to be replaced by metal top

It is a sound associated with celebration around the world, but the pop of a traditional champagne cork could soon be replaced by the click of a metal cap if one leading producer’s experiment takes off. Duval-Leroy, one of the larger Champagne houses which produced more than 6 million of the 320 million bottles of [...]

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Palmer Johnson’s eco-friendly superyacht concept

Palmer Johnson is preparing to take on the world with a 82-meter (267-foot) Ice Class expedition yacht designed by Nuvolari & Lenard, aptly named the “World”. Having acquired the Norwegian shipyard Flekkefjord Slipp & Maskinfabrikk’s, PJ has now positioned themselves to build “world” class expedition yachts. True to the Palmer Johnson identity, Italian designers Nuvolari-Lenard [...]

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Pininfarina to refurbish Eurostar

Eurostar has selected Italian consultancy Pininfarina to undertake design work for the mid-life refurbishment of the 28 high-speed trains used on services from London to Paris and Brussels. Pininfarina will be responsible for the full interior design including styling and engineering, as well as new exterior livery. The Italian designers responsible for styling some the [...]

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Steve McQueen vs. Lewis Hamilton

Time piece maker Tag Heuer has created a clever new promotional video using clips of Steve McQueen’s famous car movie, Le Mans. The premise is a duel between the racing driver/hard man McQueen in his Gulf-liveried Porsche 917 and current F1 golden-boy Lewis Hamilton in his McLaren Mercedes. Check out the clip below or click [...]

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