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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Lots more new car bodies! Lots more new car bodies! Lots more new car bodies!
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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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LikwidX Nov 22 2012, 7:48pm says:

Anyway will it be free? and can you make a .zip way download if, free so we can add own contact.

Is there going be a way we, can make cars to and drive them!!!

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irainz Oct 16 2012, 7:02pm says:

Wait :)

I see multiplayer :D

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irainz Oct 16 2012, 6:41pm says:

voted you up on Steam :)

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Daffyflyer Oct 16 2012, 10:19pm replied:


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luch174 Oct 11 2012, 5:07am says:

Been following this game since you guys started out, real impressive what you've created! Next stage would be teaming up with an epic car company so you can transfer cars you make to the racing game!

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irainz Oct 16 2012, 6:50pm replied:

Me too .. :)

and I totally agree ,, They did create an amazing Tycoon :)

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Dope_Dk Oct 6 2012, 7:56am says:

Will the cars aerodynamic effect how economic the is to drive.

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Daffyflyer Oct 7 2012, 7:42am replied:


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irainz Oct 5 2012, 4:31pm says:

Will there be Street / City view ? To see my cars and Rival cars in the road ?

( like the game "Car Tycoon" )

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Daffyflyer Oct 5 2012, 11:46pm replied:

Probably not, making a nice looking city with traffic and everything is an awful lot of work just to see a few cars driving around ;)

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