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Newport Beach, CA, United States, 2014/06/18 - Helix Motors International, Ltd, announced today that it has partnered with Istituto Europeo di Design, one of the world’s leading creative design schools with nine campuses worldwide.
They challenged students to “dream big” and help design the next generation Helix vehicle based on its three-wheeled platform. Helix Motors combines the best aspects of cars and motorcycles to create the ultimate global vehicle.
Helix engaged students from Istituto Europeo di Design’s Transportation Design campuses in Barcelona, Spain and Turin, Italy, to be a part of transportation’s future by participating in its Helix of Tomorrow vehicle styling design competition.
“We’re honored that such a prestigious design school as Istituto Europeo di Design is participating in the Helix design of tomorrow,” said Helen Lee, president, Helix Motors International. “The passion of these students for the future of transportation has been evident in the creative designs submitted thus far.”
Professionals from some of the world’s best known companies are part of the competition. These include Car & Driver editor Aaron Robinson, representatives from Volvo and Here (a Nokia Company) and Auto & Design Magazine, as well as a Swiss racing champion.
Everyone can cast a vote for the Public Choice Awards from July 7 - 28, 2014. Prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place finalists in both the professional and public choice categories. The public can win prizes including a Montblanc Special Edition Fountain Pen with inset diamond. Registered voters are automatically entered into the raffle at Helixmotors.com.
“Working with the Istituto Europeo di Design team School Director Alessandro Manetti, Design Director Horge Perez and the IED professors has been inspiring,” said Helix Motors vice president Robin Lee. “Their leadership and support has channeled some of the best and brightest thinking into the future of Helix vehicle design.”
About Helix Motors International Ltd
Helix Motors International (helixmotors.com) was founded to create innovative, aerodynamic and environmentally-friendly solutions to the growing global transportation crisis. The company’s first vehicle, a three-wheeler, combines the DNA of cars with motorcycles into an efficient transportation solution that can be adapted for all legal speed worldwide. Compact, efficient and fun to drive, it is an engineering masterpiece.