FCA US Product Design Office Kicks Off Sixth Annual ‘Drive for Design’ Contest

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AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ —

  • Drive for Design contest invites all U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design a Jeep® Wrangler for the year 2030
  • Winners will receive a personal one-on-one day of design inside the FCA Product Design Office
  • Prizes also include a two-week summer automotive design course at Lawrence Technological University
  • Student entries must be submitted by April 27, 2018, via www.FCAdrivefordesign.com

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.

Returning for the sixth consecutive year, the Drive for Design contest challenges all U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design a Jeep® Wrangler for the year 2030. The FCA design team also is continuing its partnership with EyesOn Design and Lawrence Technological University for this year’s contest.

“The Drive for Design contest is a unique competition designed to help expose young artists to the various career opportunities in automotive design,” said Mark Trostle, Head of Performance, Passenger Car and Utility Vehicle Design, FCA – North America. “This year, we are offering aspiring designers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet and work side-by-side with designers of some of the hottest vehicles on the road today.”

EyesOn Design focuses on the automotive community and students coming together to commemorate, reflect and appreciate the craftsmanship and beauty of vehicle design. Winners will receive their awards on Friday, June 15 at the organization’s “Vision Honored” Black Tie and Silent Auction, an event that kicks off the annual EyesOn Design Automotive Design Exhibition that takes place each Father’s Day weekend at the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House in Grosse Pointe Shores, …

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