FCA US Product Design Office Kicks Off Sixth Annual ‘Drive for Design’ Contest

February 15, 2018

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

High propagandize students, it’s time to rev adult your artistic engines! The FCA US Product Design Office is looking for determined immature artists with a passion for automotive pattern to attend in a 2018 Drive for Design contest.

Returning for a sixth uninterrupted year, a Drive for Design foe hurdles all U.S. high propagandize students in grades 10-12 to pattern a Jeep® Wrangler for a year 2030. The FCA pattern organisation also is stability a partnership with EyesOn Design and Lawrence Technological University for this year’s contest.

“The Drive for Design foe is a singular foe designed to assistance display immature artists to a several career opportunities in automotive design,” pronounced Mark Trostle, Head of Performance, Passenger Car and Utility Vehicle Design, FCA – North America. “This year, we are charity determined designers a once-in-a-lifetime eventuality to accommodate and work corresponding with designers of some of a hottest vehicles on a highway today.”

EyesOn Design focuses on a automotive village and students entrance together to commemorate, simulate and conclude a craftsmanship and beauty of automobile design. Winners will accept their awards on Friday, Jun 15 during a organization’s “Vision Honored” Black Tie and Silent Auction, an eventuality that kicks off a annual EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition that takes place any Father’s Day weekend during a Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan.

Lawrence Technological University, a private university that offers some-more than 100 programs by a doctoral turn in a Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management, will offer a foe winners a two-week summer automotive pattern course.

Just like a genuine universe of automotive design, Drive for Design entrants face a severe deadline. Entries contingency be submitted by April. 27, 2018, around www.FCAdrivefordesign.com.
 
Three winners will accept a following prizes:
 
First place:

  • Day of Design – Contest winners will have an disdainful behind-the-scenes debate of a FCA US Product Design studios and a eventuality to work one-one-one with veteran automotive designers 
  • Two-week summer automotive pattern march during Lawrence Technological University (includes housing, dishes and margin trips)
  • Attend EyesOn Design “Vision Honored” Black Tie and Silent Auction with a FCA pattern team
  • Entry to a EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan
  • Three-day/two-night stay in Michigan (includes flight, hotel and let car)
  • Wacom MobileStudio Pro 16 – A full-featured, Intel®-powered mechanism that offers a incomparable space for drawing, minute judgment art, 3D sculpting and painting, suit graphics and modernized picture modifying for retouching

Second and third places:

  • Day of Design – Contest winners will have an disdainful behind-the-scenes debate of a FCA US Product Design studios and a eventuality to work one-one-one with veteran automotive designers 
  • Two-week summer automotive pattern march during Lawrence Technological University (includes housing, dishes and margin trips)
  • Attend EyesOn Design “Vision Honored” Black Tie and Silent Auction with FCA pattern team
  • Entry to a EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan
  • Three-day/two-night stay in Michigan (includes flight, hotel and let car)
  • An Apple iPad and Apple Pencil

Contest manners and information can be found during www.FCAdrivefordesign.com. Updates will be posted on a Drive for Design Facebook page (Facebook.com/DriveForDesign), a FCA US Facebook page , Twitter (@FiatChrysler_NA) and Instagram (@FiatChrysler_NA) regulating a hashtag #DriveForDesign.

About EyesOn Design
A advantage for a Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO), a not-for-profit corporation, EyesOn Design is a vital source of income for a DIO’s research, preparation and support organisation programs for a visually impaired. The DIO is a multiplication of a Department of Ophthalmology of a Henry Ford Health System.

About Lawrence Technological University
Lawrence Technological University (LTU) was innate 80 years ago in a center of an creation blast that would change a world. None other than Henry and Edsel Ford helped launch a insubordinate examination that would turn LTU, providing superintendence and space in their sprawling former Model T public plant for a fledgling school.

Today, a propagandize is still changing a world. Since those early beginnings students and alumni have left on to pattern and operative a tools, buildings and products that helped conclude their generations. And tomorrow’s LTU students will do a same.

Lawrence Tech is about “Theory and Practice” – holding epitome ideas into a genuine universe to solve tomorrow’s problems. Its repute comes as most from what we’re doing now as it does from a storied past. 

If you’re a thinker, a visionary, a builder … if you’re extraordinary … afterwards you’re Lawrence Tech. Come hurl adult your sleeves and dive in during one of the nation’s best schools for engineering, architecture, scholarship and practical technology.

About Drive for Design
Launched in 2013, a FCA US Product Design Office combined a Drive for Design foe as an innovative approach to teach immature artists about careers in automotive design. Starting locally in Detroit, Drive for Design has grown to turn a inhabitant foe that has awarded gifted students with prizes and singular opportunities to assistance serve rise their pattern skills.

About FCA US LLC
FCA US LLC is a North American automaker formed in Auburn Hills, Michigan. It designs, manufactures, and sells or distributes vehicles underneath a Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, FIAT and Alfa Romeo brands, as good as a SRT opening designation. The Company also distributes Mopar and Alfa Romeo tools and accessories. FCA US is building on a ancestral foundations of Chrysler Corp., determined in 1925 by attention idealist Walter P. Chrysler and Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino (F.I.A.T.), founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli. FCA US is a member of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. (NYSE: FCAU/ MTA: FCA).

FCA, a seventh-largest automaker in a universe formed on sum annual automobile sales, is an general automotive group. FCA is listed on a New York Stock Exchange underneath a pitch “FCAU” and on a Mercato Telematico Azionario underneath a pitch “FCA.”

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