Car Design News is the leading online news, picture and information service for the international automotive design community. It carries information and photos of: new production and concept cars;
design reviews and design development features; interviews with senior designers; coverage of the major international auto shows (including a Twitter feed during the press preview days); coverage of design competitions; coverage of graduate student shows from most of the leading automotive design colleges worldwide; and extensive photo galleries of hi-res images.
Much of the information is free, with paid membership available to studios or individuals (with a discount for students) to allow access to detailed content and downloads of hi-res images.
Car Design News has a team of editors and has original content provided by both design professionals and correspondents based around the world. It has grown to be considered as one of the leading reference sources for the car design industry, and has subscribers (members) including most major automotive manufacturers.
Core 77 covers many fields of design and particularly industrial design. Car Design News focuses on a subset of industrial design, car design.
The contributor and readership profile is otherwise very similar.