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March 2018


Car design will be more about place than customer

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We all have associations with places we know; where we are from, where we spent an important part of our lives, where we live now. As animals we are instinctively bound to place. But as we travel more and interact with things from a wider range of places, our personal sense-of-place is less singular and less fixed than for those even a short while ago.  

Places themselves are becoming less distinct too, as international businesses deliver singular design solutions across the world: a streetscape in Germany, China, or the US will much share shop branding, fashions being worn, food being consumed — and the cars being driven. 

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Geneva Auto Show — Preview list of new designs

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It's now March, and this month in particular is of key significance to the automotive design calendar — The 88th Geneva International Motor Show shall be taking place between the 8th and 18th, bringing with it a wave of anticipation and curiosity from car fans and industry experts alike. It goes without saying that the CDR team will be in attendance on the press days to look at and get their hands on the latest cars - production designs and concept cars. 

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