March 21, 2023
For this year’s competition, high school students in grades 10-12 are challenged to sketch an innovative design for the next-generation Ram electric truck. The top prize is an incredible opportunity to work as an intern (if eligible) in the Ram Truck Exterior Design Studio this summer.
Ralph Gilles was appointed chief design officer for the Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep®, Ram, Maserati and Fiat (Latin America) brands in January 2021.
November 15, 2022
The Detroit Institute of Ophthalmology (DIO) proudly announces Stellantis Chief Design Officer Ralph Gilles as the 2023 winner of the EyesOn Design Lifetime Design Achievement Award. EyesOn Design celebrates automotive design excellence of the past, present and future by drawing attention to the importance of design in the industry.
March 22, 2022
The Stellantis Product Design Office is celebrating 10 years of its annual Drive for Design contest and it’s upping the ante for the top 10 contest winners. For the first time, as part of the 10-year celebration, all top 10 winners will be invited to participate in a virtual networking session.
May 20, 2021
Their challenge was to design an electrified Jeep® vehicle of the future within a 10-week timeframe. Entries from across the country were compiled, reviewed and judged by members of the Stellantis North America design team.
March 10, 2021
The 2021 Drive for Design contest challenges U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to sketch an electrified Jeep® vehicle of the future. And, just like in the professional world, there is a level of urgency – entries are due by May 14, 2021. Three students will be named winners from all valid entries received.
August 17, 2020
For the new 2021 Ram 1500 TRX, the design team integrated both rugged and refined elements with the most prominent design statements, visually telegraphing the extreme performance and functional attributes of the truck.
May 8, 2020
Three students from Michigan and California have taken the top spots in this year’s FCA Drive for Design contest. Entries submitted from high school students in grades 10-12 from across the country were reviewed virtually by FCA’s automotive design team and special guest judge Josh Welton. This year’s 10-week competition asked students to sketch a Ram truck of the future.
February 20, 2020
The 2020 Drive for Design contest challenges U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to sketch a Ram truck of the future. And, just like in the professional world, there is a level of urgency – entries are due by May 1, 2020. Three students will be named winners from all valid entries received.
May 7, 2019
Some of the country’s top automotive designers and special guest judge Josh Welton gathered this week to determine the results of the FCA US 2019 Drive for Design contest. They reviewed each and every entry received from U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 who were challenged to design the ultimate status vehicle using any FCA brand.
February 19, 2019
The 2019 Drive for Design contest challenges U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design the ultimate status vehicle using any FCA brand. Entries are due by April 27, 2019. To kick off this year’s competition, FCA Design Heads Mark Trostle and Mark Allen will participate in an “Ask Me Anything” Facebook LIVE broadcast on Wed., Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. Eastern.
May 18, 2018
Pencils down! Votes have been made and the results are in for the FCA 2018 Drive for Design contest. Three talented high school students from Miami, Florida, and Buffalo, New York, have earned top honors in the 2018 Drive for Design contest, sponsored by the FCA US Product Design Office.
February 15, 2018
High school students, it’s time to rev up your creative engines! The FCA US Product Design Office is looking for aspiring young artists with a passion for automotive design to participate in the 2018 Drive for Design contest.
November 28, 2017
The all-new 2018 Jeep® Wrangler features a sculptural design aesthetic that’s bold and functional, with a wide stance and trapezoidal wheel flares. Wrangler’s wide, muscular stance stays true to the original design while providing a fresh, modern take on an iconic profile.
June 16, 2017
Long, flowing shapes accented with razor-sharp edges, inlets and exits that tap into cooling airflow with minimal drag, and wheels sized to leave little room for anything else – these are the design keys for Dodge three decades from now.
April 21, 2017
High school students face plenty of deadlines – term papers, school applications, prom tickets are just a few of them. Here is one for young aspiring automotive designers: Just one week remains to submit your sketch for the FCA US 2017 ‘’Drive for Design’’ contest.
November 17, 2016
The all-new 2017 Jeep® Compass features a premium, sculptural design aesthetic reflecting its larger sibling, the Jeep Grand Cherokee, delivering an upscale take on classic Jeep design cues. Its wide muscular stance signals the rugged capability inherent in a Jeep SUV.
February 7, 2017
The FCA US Product Design Office is looking for aspiring young artists with a passion for automotive design to gear up and participate in the 2017 “Drive for Design” contest, challenging all U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design a Dodge vehicle 30 years in the future.
January 3, 2017
The Chrysler Portal concept, created by millennials for millennials, explores the possibility of what a family transportation vehicle could look like for the millennial generation as their lifestyles evolve. The flexibility, adaptability and technology features also make it ideal for business and commercial applications, such as ride hailing, car sharing and delivery services.
September 29, 2016
When creating an extreme use vehicle, certain aspects of a vehicle’s exterior and interior design must give way to a functional goal. The Ram Rebel TRX concept is an example of molding design around a chassis engineered to take on rough terrain at speeds greater than 100 mph.
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