When the Student Becomes the Teacher
Alijah Dillard has been (mostly) passionate about car design since he was a child. Now studying in Paris for his graduate degree in mobility design, the CCS alumnus makes it clear that a part of that lifelong passion will be in helping others to embrace their own creative expression.
How CCS Alumnus Ralph Giles Pays It Forward
If there's a car you've loved from the Fiat Chrysler family over the past three decades, there's a very strong chance Ralph Gilles had something to do with it. The creative mind behind many FCA designs; he's headed up Dodge, the SRT brand, motorsports, and more—and the son of Haitian immigrants has done all this in an industry where Black executives are scarce.
Jeep Launches Annual Drive for Design Contest for US High School Students
The annual Stellantis Drive for Design contest provides young designers a chance to exhibit their transportation design skills and the winning students are given the opportunity to enhance those skills at CCS's summer design program.
Jerry Wiegert, Creator of the Infamous Vector Supercar, Has Died
Jerry Wiegart, CCS Transportation Design alumnus and creator of the infamous Vector Supercar, has passed away. Wiegert’s work has remained fascinating to behold throughout the decades, something that likely won’t change going into the future.
CCS Alumnus Reflects on 'Deep Orange' Collaboration with Clemson University
CCS Student Wins Magna Global Bold Perspective Award
Chanwoo Park, a CCS Transportation Design student, has claimed the annual Magna Global Bold Perspective Award with his submission titled "Medic Bay 2035." The awards were presented by Magna on December 3rd at a virtual event hosted by Car Design News.
Exhibition at the Detroit Institute of Arts Celebrates the Art of Transportation Design
Detroit designers have always led the way in car design. The futuristic concept cars, roaring muscle cars, and sleek racers designed in and around the city shape our ideas of what a car can be. Working on paper, in clay, and in metal, their ideas drive American car culture and inform the way we get around every day.
Genovation Cars Announces CCS Design Competition Judges
Genovation Cars Inc., announces a prestigious group of judges that will select the winning design of a CCS-student reimagined exterior for Genovation's GXE all-electric supercar, currently holding the world speed record of 211.8mph which was witnessed and certified by the International Mile Racing Association (IMRA).