The “Drive for Design” contest
Is open to all United States High School student in grades 10-12. The contest is run by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles of North America. Students are to design a Jeep Wrangler for the year 2030. The prizes include a two-week automotive design course at Lawrence Technological University. The winner will receive a one-to-one day of design at the FCA Product Design Office. Winners will receive their prize at a black-tie event in Michigan.
Entries must be submitted by April 27th, 2018.
FCA has been running this contest since 2013, with previous winners ending up working or getting internships with FCA. This is great opportunity to not only inspire youth automotive designers but to give them a glimpse into the world of an automotive designer. Do you know someone who is talented in artistry with cars and/or engineering? Be sure to let them know about this huge opportunity.
Mark Trostle, Head of Performance, Passenger Car and Utility Vehicle Design, FCA – North America says, “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”.
Design a Jeep Wrangler for 2030. Entrants work must be original (ie. don’t copy someone else’s design) and submitted on the http://www.fcadrivefordesign.com/#/ website. Entries are to be submitted in a .pdf or .jpg format not bigger than 11″x17″.
Entrants are limited to submitting one design. Exterior or interior designs are acceptable.
For inspiration check out this page and students can follow all competition news on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the hashtag #DriveForDesign.