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New Land Rover Defender wins major industry award

The new Land Rover Defender has claimed a major automotive industry honour at the World Car Awards.

The new Defender has been declared the 2021 World Car Design of the Year.

The Defender emerged triumphant in a vote by 93 international journalists from 28 countries that make up the World Car Awards jury panel.

It is the sixth World Car Design of the Year win for Jaguar Land Rover, placing the Coventry car maker at the top of the awards’ design league table, with no other manufacturer claiming as many.

The coveted award has previously been won by the Jaguar

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Wiregrass wins 15 golds at the SkillsUSA State Championship

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Wiregrass Tech Top in Awards Count SkillsUSA State Championship

Valdosta, GA— Wiregrass Georgia Technical College had an overwhelming showing at the 2021 SkillsUSA State Championship held virtually at college campuses across the state.   The college brought back fifteen gold, eight silver, and three bronze medals in the skills competitions against other colleges.  The college medaled in 93% of the contests the students competed in and 90% of Wiregrass students who competed earned a medal.  Wiregrass has won the most medals in the state for the last four years of the competition. 

Kelley Wetherington, Director of Campus Life and SkillsUSA

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Volkswagen ID.4 wins 2021’s World Car of the Year

Volkswagen has captured its first World Car of the Year award since 2013 when its popular Golf took the award back home to Germany. Now, the ID.4, Volkwagen’s first sport-utility vehicle to utilize the MEB platform, has captured the award once again, receiving the most votes from 93 international motor journalists across 24 countries.

“The World Car of the Year award marks a great success for our entire ID. Team,” Board Member for Development at the Volkswagen brand Thomas Ulbrich said. “We have succeeded in developing a car that starts the system change to e-mobility in the world’s most important

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CUPRA Formentor wins the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2021





13.04.2021: The Crossover SUV won the accolade after convincing the 50-strong international judging panel of its excellence


The CUPRA Formentor came out on top thanks to its ability to mix the needs of the everyday with the passion and emotion of a performan


    The Crossover SUV won the accolade after convincing the 50-strong international judging panel of its excellence

    The CUPRA Formentor came out on top thanks to its ability to mix the needs of the everyday with the passion and emotion of a performance vehicle

    Winning the Red Dot Award for

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Moto Manipal team wins National Online E-Bike Design contest

Students from Moto Manipal, the official electric bike team of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), have secured first place in the National Online E-Bike Design Competition, Season-2, organised by the Fraternity of Mechanical and Automotive Engineers (FMAE).

The team members said that the final presentation was held recently for the competition. In fact, the team had participated in the National Online E-Bike Design Competition, Season-1, and had emerged champions last year too.

The team from Manipal Institute of Technology has been working for the competition for the last five months. “For the National Online E-Bike Design challenge Season-2, we

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ASCE chapter wins nine awards in 2021 regional conference | News | School of Engineering

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Share this on LinkedInASCE chapter wins 9 awards at annual Southeast Student Conference

Vanderbilt civil engineering undergraduates reimagined infrastructure of a future megacity to support vertical gardens as an answer to food shortages. They devised ways to make in-person conferences more sustainable. In a timed transportation engineering challenge, they tasks such as documenting traffic light signal timing and redesigning an existing street for safer pedestrian use.

Those were among the competitions in the American Society of Civil Engineering 2021 Southeast Student Conference on March 25-27. Vanderbilt and Lipscomb universities “hosted” the event, which involved more than 400 students from about 20

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