Automation allows the player to become an armchair CEO - to build their own car company from the ground up. Create and run anything from a boutique supercar manufacturer to a mass-market multinational mogul.

With powerful tools like the Engine Designer, the player can create cars and their engines in mind-boggling detail.

The grand campaign starts in the year 1946 and runs until 2020, with the main goal being to build a successful, renowned car company from scratch. All types of car manufacturers can be led to success if managed properly; building the right image over the years is key.

The player’s tasks are to design engines and cars, to manage factories, production, R&D, as well as advertising campaigns. In game, time advances at the pace the player chooses and pauses automatically for events and occurrences.

Automation is comprised of three major game components - the Engine Designer, the Car Designer and the Company Manager.

These components are naturally strung together by the game’s goals, made to be user-friendly and intuitive to use.

A multitude of tutorial missions, videos, and descriptive texts help car novices become experts.

Almost infinite options give the player all the creative freedom to create unique cars with vastly different engines.

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Want to know what the Engine Designer is all about? See below for a "Let's Play" from Conedodger240


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2 comments by Daffyflyer on Mar 10th, 2014

We've been hard at work on the Car Designer, and thanks to the excellent and never ending physics work of vehicle dynamics expert Martin "Der Bayer" Herrmann, we've got some very in depth stat calcualtion for cars as well as a cool test track simulator, as a bit of a bonus feature. 

Below is a big pile of dev update videos by Killrob, outlining all the stuff we've been working on

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ITCyoy543 Jul 12 2013, 9:00pm says:

can i become a beta tester. i played the demo and i already love it and im actually thinking of buying it :D

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CreepyCarl Jul 5 2013, 8:50am says:

is it possible to get hold of the game in a different way? For some reason I can not pay for the game on the internet, and my parents do not want to give out their bank number/card number on the internet

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Daffyflyer Jul 10 2013, 3:22am replied:

Not really, no. What sort of payment method would work for you?

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vladdy290 Jul 23 2013, 8:52am replied:

How about making the full version game on CD's and send them in shops in USA, Europe, Asia etc.

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Daffyflyer Jul 26 2013, 1:11am replied:

Yeaah, that's a massively expensive and complex proposition that would be very difficult for a small developer like us to pull off.

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quintenkock Jul 3 2013, 11:45am says:

Hmm, VirusTotal says there's a backdoor :(

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Daffyflyer Jul 10 2013, 3:21am replied:

Yeah, some anti-virus software seems to throw false positives, sadly we can't seem to stop it :(

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Daffyflyer Jun 16 2013, 11:47pm replied:

Sorry, Im afraid we only speak English and German.

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Guest Jul 12 2013, 9:02am replied:

he said : how i get this game?

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Guest Jun 30 2013, 10:39pm replied:

He is asking, how to have this program (the game) in his computer.

and i wanna ask how i can be a Beta Tester?

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