FCA US Design Team Announces Winners of Drive for Design Contest

Jan 19, 2016, 10:00 ET from FCA US LLC

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The FCA US LLC Design team today announced four winners in this year's Drive for Design contest.

The FCA US Drive for Design contest challenged U.S. high school students in grades 10-12 to design a Dodge SRT Hellcat for the year 2025.

"The Drive for Design contest continues to be a great way for the FCA US Design team to connect with students that show an interest in art and design," said Mark Trostle – Head of Dodge and SRT Design, FCA US LLC. "We always look forward to seeing each student's creative perspective and hope to inspire them to explore automotive design as a potential career."

The four student winners include:

  • First place – Ben Treinen, Archbishop Moeller High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)
  • Second place – Harrison Kunselman, Mount de Sales Academy (Macon, Georgia)
  • Third place – Hwanseong Jang, Bloomfield Hills High School (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan)
  • Fourth place – Andrew Gombac, Loyola Academy (Wilmette, Illinois

All four winners will be recognized and awarded with prizes on Feb. 26 at the 64th annual Meguiar's Detroit Autorama at Cobo Center in Detroit. The four winning sketches will remain on display in the Mopar booth at the Detroit Autorama Feb. 26-28.

Prizes include Apple products, a three-week summer course at the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit, three passes to the Detroit Autorama, a three-day/two-night stay in Auburn Hills, Michigan, and dinner with members of the FCA US Design team.

About Drive for Design

The FCA US Product Design team created its Drive for Design contest as a creative way to educate young artists about careers in automotive design. Starting locally in Detroit, Drive for Design has grown to become a national contest that has awarded talented students with prizes and rare opportunities to help further develop their design skills.

About FCA US LLC

FCA US LLC is a North American automaker with a new name and a long history. Headquartered in Auburn Hills, Michigan, FCA US is a member of the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. (FCA) family of companies. FCA US designs, engineers, manufactures and sells vehicles under the Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram and FIAT brands as well as the SRT performance vehicle designation. The company also distributes the Alfa Romeo 4C model and Mopar products. FCA US is building upon the historic foundations of Chrysler, the innovative American automaker first established by Walter P. Chrysler in 1925; and Fiat, founded in Italy in 1899 by pioneering entrepreneurs, including Giovanni Agnelli.

FCA, the seventh-largest automaker in the world based on total annual vehicle sales, is an international automotive group. FCA is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "FCAU" and on the Mercato Telematico Azionario under the symbol "FCA."

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