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FCA Product Design Office Names Three High School Students as Winners of a Seventh Annual Drive for Design Contest

May 7, 2019

, Auburn Hills, Mich.

Some of a country’s tip automotive designers and special guest decider Josh Welton collected this week to establish a formula of a FCA US 2019 Drive for Design contest. They reviewed any and each entrance perceived from U.S. high propagandize students in grades 10-12 who were challenged to pattern a ultimate standing car regulating any FCA brand. Three students from Florida, Washington and Michigan rose above a foe and have been named winners formed on their innovative, forward-thinking sketches.

“We are always tender by a subsequent era of talent that competes in a annual Drive for Design contest, yet this year a expectations were vastly surpassed formed on a turn of extensive art work submitted. And, identical to a real-world blueprint review, after many debate, a winning designs came down to a cultured details,” pronounced Mark Trostle, Head of Performance, Passenger Car and Utility Vehicle Design for FCA – North America. “Even yet it’s a flourishing field, automotive pattern can mostly be ignored by students entering a workforce, so a idea with this foe is to change that viewpoint and inspire earnest talent to pursue opportunities where they could pattern a vehicles of a future.”

Trostle knows firsthand what it’s like to be given an event to surpass in this field. In 2013, he introduced Drive for Design, that is formed on a foe he won as a high propagandize student. He credits that knowledge as something that led him to his stream veteran role, streamer a pattern efforts for some of a many preferred vehicles on a road. Today, he’s flitting a flame to 3 earnest automotive designers.

The 3 tyro winners of a 2019 Drive for Design foe are:

  • First place – Maximillian Cooper, Design and Architecture Senior High, Miami, Florida
  • Second place – Mason Ross, Kennedy Catholic High School, Burien, Washington
  • Third place – Vincent Piaskowski, Ernest W. Seaholm High School, Birmingham, Michigan

All 3 students will accept an exclusive, behind-the-scenes debate of a FCA US Product Design studios in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and one-on-one time with heading automotive designers. Each will also accept a extend to attend a Precollege Summer Experience Transportation Design program during College for Creative Studies, a heading art and pattern college in Detroit. The summer module curriculum includes a fundamentals of gestural sketching, viewpoint for both interior and extraneous automotive concepts and how to interpret designs into 3D models.

Additionally, a FCA US Product Design Office partnered with EyesOn Design, that focuses on a automotive village and students entrance together to commemorate, simulate and conclude a craftsmanship and beauty of classical and complicated car design. Drive for Design winners accept their awards on Friday, Jun 14 during EyesOn Design’s “Vision Honored” Black Tie Gala and Silent Auction and will offer as youth judges during a prestigious EyesOn Design Car Show, hold each Father’s Day weekend during a ancestral Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan.

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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 awards gifted students with prizes and singular opportunities to serve rise their pattern skills.

About CCS
The College for Creative Studies (CCS) is a nonprofit, private college certified by a Michigan Education Department to extend bachelor’s and master’s degrees. CCS, located in midtown Detroit, strives to yield students with a collection indispensable for successful careers in a energetic and flourishing artistic industries.

Founded in 1906 as a Detroit Society of Arts and Crafts, CCS plays a pivotal purpose in Detroit’s informative and educational communities. A private, entirely accredited college, CCS enrolls some-more than 1,400 students, posterior Master of Fine Arts degrees in Color and Materials Design, Interaction Design, Integrated Design and Transportation Design and Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Advertising Design, Art Education, Crafts, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design and Transportation Design.

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.
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 is an general automotive organisation 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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