Automotive design is the process of developing the appearance, and to some extent the ergonomics, of motor vehicles, including automobiles, motorcycles, trucks, buses, coaches, and vans.
Automotive design as a professional vocation is practiced by designers who may have an art background and a degree in industrial design or transportation design.
Designers at work in 1961. Standing by the scale model’s left front fender is Dick Teague, an automobile designer at American Motors Corporation (AMC).
The terminology used in the field is found in the glossary of automotive design.
- Design new products or modify existing ones
- Troubleshoot and solve engineering problems
- Plan and design manufacturing processes
- Researching, designing, developing and producing vehicles and components
- Preparing cost estimates and design specifications
- Predicting vehicle or component Behavior under different conditions using computerized models
- 2d Drafting & Annotation
- 3d Modelling & Design
- Productivity Tools
- Automotive Chassis Design
- 50 Hours Theory
- 50 Hours Practical
- 20 Hours Project work