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<br /> <br /> <br /> Welcome to the third edition of Car Design Review. It's been a<br /> particularly fascinating one to commission, write, edit and compile. The<br /> more designers we spoke to at global automotive, design and tech-<br /> related events over the last 12 months, the clearer it became that 2015<br /> wasn't just another year in car design.<br /> 7KUHHPHJDWUHQGVåFRQQHFWLYLW\LQFUHDVLQJSRZHUWUDLQHOHFWULĆFDWLRQ<br /> and autonomous-driving vehicles which aren't compromised or<br /> decades away – really came to the fore. These trends' impact on design<br /> was seen in both the current-tech infotainment of the production<br /> BMW 7 Series and the future-tech self-driving and connectivity of the<br /> Mercedes-Benz F 015 research vehicle, for example. It's an impact we<br /> expect to accelerate in 2016 and beyond.<br /> 2XUDZDUGZLQQHUVIHDWXUHGLQWKHVHSDJHVDOVRUHć HFWWKH<br /> future-facing mindset of our judges and the book's theme – and,<br /> serendipito<a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 1" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=1"> </a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 2" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=2"> </a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 3" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=3"> Welcome to the third edition of Car Design Review</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 4" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=4"> Who won 2015's segment race? We rank each segment</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 5" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=5"> 9TH Pick-up (10 models) 5 production </a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 6" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=6"> </a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 7" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=7"> Porsche Mission E Concept Car Design of the Year </a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 8" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=8"> Michael Mauer (above) and his design t</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 9" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=9"> Closer inspection reveals be</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 10" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=10"> Volvo S90 Production Car Design of the Year </a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 11" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=11"> </a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 12" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=12"> Superb proportions, not attention-grabbing graphi</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 13" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=13"> Interior design, led by Robin Page (right, in</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 14" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=14"> “We need to make sacrifices in the way we design </a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 15" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=15"> Gilles Vidal Peugeot 127</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 16" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=16"> “The French are known to be very creative – a</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 17" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=17"> too creative and philosophical – so we need to ad</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 18" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=18"> Syd Mead Lifetime Achievement Award “My credit</a> <a title="CDN Yearbook 2015 sampler page 19" href="https://secure.viewer.zmags.com/publication/73dffaa8?page=19"> Syd Mead eyes up a model of his Spin</a>