Category: INDUSTRY NEWS


  • VRED Performance and Scalability with Silverdraft

    VRED Performance and Scalability with Silverdraft

    by Amy Gile – Co-Founder and CEO, Silverdraft Real-Time rendering is not a valid pain point! It has been solved for years, it has just become a workaround, and once that workaround has been removed, it is amazing what can be created, saving time and money. When I founded Silverdraft, my goal was to free […]


  • AIF 2022: The On-Demand Experience

    AIF 2022: The On-Demand Experience

    As promised, we’re thrilled to offer our Autodesk Automotive community the AIF On-Demand Experience. If you were unable to attend our live event in Munich this year, or if you weren’t able to take in all the presentations, we’ve curated a virtual experience for you. Head over to the AIF Content Hub and start your […]


  • AIF 2022: The Agile Design Studio Keynote

    AIF 2022: The Agile Design Studio Keynote

    Our first full AIF in two years took place in Munich, Germany. Hotel restrictions meant a reduction in our usual capacity, but we were pleased to host 250+ attendees from 20 countries. One of the Day 1 Highlights was our Design Studio Keynote presentation, featuring Autodesk’s Marek Trawny, Brandon Tasker, Phil Botley and Lukas Fäth. […]


  • Think Beyond: Automotive Innovation Forum 2022

    Think Beyond: Automotive Innovation Forum 2022

    With so much disruption in industries across the world, businesses are being challenged to Think Beyond. The 2022 Automotive Innovation Forum (AIF) aims to do just that. This limited, in-person event in Munich features industry leaders and in-demand guest speakers, including: Silverdraft PIXMOVING NIO Varjio BMW Autodesk’s Marek Trawny, Brandon Tasker, Phil Botley and Lukas […]


  • The Biggest Disruption of the Last Century: Car Design Dialogue Panel

    The Biggest Disruption of the Last Century: Car Design Dialogue Panel

    Changing Demands, New Technologies and How Transportation Design is Meeting the Challenge Moderated by Car Design News’s Abel Sampson, this February 2022 Panel engaged one of the biggest questions the vehicle design industry is facing: how to navigate the most fundamental disruption of the last century. Customer demands are changing as disruptive technologies become more […]


  • Car Design News “Car Design Dialogues 2022 – Americas Virtual Event”

    Car Design News “Car Design Dialogues 2022 – Americas Virtual Event”

    Car Design News hosted their first-ever Virtual Car Design Dialogues event last year in North America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific region.  The event was very well attended, and there were a host of companies represented. While the world is slowly starting to open up, the ongoing coronavirus pandemic is still making travel to automotive […]


  • Autodesk University 2021: Automotive On Demand

    Autodesk University 2021: Automotive On Demand

    Over the course of two weeks, more than 100,000 attendees representing 175 countries attended sessions in seven languages. If you joined us, we hope you had a fantastic experience. And if you didn’t, we hope you’ll consider it for next year. We know the value of time these days, so we wanted to share with […]


  • Everything you need to know about AU 2021

    Everything you need to know about AU 2021

    It’s that time of year! We’re excited to post this info / logistics piece on Autodesk University 2021 piece to ensure that your participation in this year’s AU is seamless. We’re virtual again and look forward to connecting with our AU community and sharing what’s new and exciting. Getting Started Head over to our AU […]


  • A Society 5.0 & Vehicle-to-Everything World

    A Society 5.0 & Vehicle-to-Everything World

    When I started research on the concept of V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything) about three years ago, I came across the Community Analysis Bureau of Los Angeles. I wanted to find the defining moment for the start of smart cities in North America—who was the first to begin using data to improve the day-to-day lives of their occupants. […]


  • Autodesk at the NVIDIA GTC

    Autodesk at the NVIDIA GTC

    The NVIDIA GPU Technology Conference, or GTC, is NVIDIA’s flagship conference. As a technology partner, Autodesk works very closely with NVIDIA, among other collaborations on supporting and testing their latest hardware with Autodesk VRED, 3D visualization, and virtual prototyping software for automotive designers. This year, Autodesk is featured prominently in several industry tracks, including: Graphics, […]


  • Automotive Innovation Forum 2021

    Automotive Innovation Forum 2021

    Discover the solution of choice for the next generation of automotive, transportation, mobility and premium Design Studios. Iterate faster and master the journey of digital transformation with more collaborative and connected workflows and with more agile and automated processes. What’s the future of automotive design? Discover it with us at the Automotive Innovation Forum. Join […]


  • Car Design News Car Design Dialogues – EMEA Virtual Event

    Car Design News Car Design Dialogues – EMEA Virtual Event

    On the heels of the incredibly successful Car Design News Car Design Dialogues event held for North America in December, CDN is hosting another virtual event for its customers in Europe March 17th and 18. Car Design News has been well known for their Designer Night Events around the major auto shows. Held around the […]


  • Announcing: Automotive Innovation Forum 2021

    Announcing: Automotive Innovation Forum 2021

    We are excited to invite you, our customers and users, to the Automotive Innovation Forum April 28-29, 2021. This is your chance to join industry leaders in exploring the major shifts facing the automotive industry. It’s also an opportunity to learn more about the journey of digital transformation, or what we call the Agile Design […]


  • The Call of the Future: Project Arrow and the Winning Team

    The Call of the Future: Project Arrow and the Winning Team

    What does the APMA do in response to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s call to action for a net-zero emission economy by 2050? Engage young, fresh, and motivated minds. Cue Project Arrow. As Canada’s national association for OEM producers, the APMA has led several innovative and collaborative projects within Canada’s automotive industry since 2014. But […]


  • Ford’s Realtime Design Review a conversation with the team behind the scenes

    Ford’s Realtime Design Review a conversation with the team behind the scenes

    Back in May, when the world was deep in the grips of the Covid crisis, Car Design News and Ford shared a look into their virtual design review process, which Lukas Faith reviewed in June on the Design Studio Blog. Since then, we have been working with the Ford team behind the scenes, to gain […]