The top performing institutions in the history of the China Awards.

By Mark Andrews

Car Design News. 06/01/2021

Design standards in China have progressed rapidly since the inaugural China Awards in 2010. Car Design News highlights some of the most successful institutions from the last decade of the competition and speaks to the alumni and design heads that form this burgeoning creative design scene

When Car Design News launched the China Awards in 2010 the boom in China’s auto industry was still in its early stages. China had just surpassed the US to become the world’s largest car market. However, most joint ventures simply produced their world designs in China and few local producers took design that seriously.

Fast forward a decade and that has all changed. Chinese producers with increasingly global ambitions have fully fledged design departments. Feeding those departments are universities and colleges offering graduates in subjects such as industrial design and transport design.

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Mark Andrews has written about everything from Japanese houses to heli hikes on New Zealand glaciers, test drives of Chinese cars to bar and restaurant reviews. He currently specialises in travel articles and reviews of Chinese cars plus articles about the Chinese auto industry.

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