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Citizen Plans Future With More Mechanical Watches Like The Calibre 0200

The two most important things Citizen shared with aBlogtoWatch during our recent call with its headquarters in Japan is that we will see a larger volume of high-quality mechanical movement production in the near future and that the Swiss-style watch movement beautification techniques it adapted from in-group watchmaker La Joux-Perret are entirely accomplished in Japan. Citizen is no stranger to mechanical movements — as indicated in this recent Citizen post on aBlogtoWatch here — but it has been over a decade since Citizen has introduced a new mechanical watch movement. This is despite the fact that Japan’s Miyota (a large volume manufacturer of mechanical and other watch movements) is part of the Citizen Group. Rather, most of the recent Citizen watches until now have featured the brand’s high-tech movement technology focused around Eco-Drive and that has made a lot of innovations in the world of GPS, connectivity, and miniaturization over the last several years.
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Velotime Brings The Past And Future Of Cycling To The Wrist With The Evolution Carbon Watch

For over two centuries now, the bicycle has been a constant source of inspiration and innovation to sportsmen and engineers everywhere. From the earliest wooden framed models to today’s ultralight carbon fiber designs, cycles have adapted to meet advances in materials and technology in a never-ending race towards perfection. Velotime, founded by a dedicated team of watch and cycling enthusiasts, has combined the long history of bicycle technology with cutting edge watchmaking to create the Evolution collection. The Velotime Evolution Carbon offers a bold, singular design inspired by the legacy and vibrant color of cycle racing, assembled in a striking and affordable package.

The case of the Velotime Evolution Carbon immediately sets it apart from other timepieces. At 48mm in diameter with a completely lugless design, its shape alone is arresting, but the most immediately impressive aspect is the materials work. The main body of the case is constructed of two stacked segments of forge..

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New Models And Movements Take Grand Seiko Further Into The Future

2020 is an important year for Grand Seiko as it celebrates its 60th anniversary. A unique occasion with they commemorate not only with new watches but also with new movements. As the brand has always been future-minded, they take this year to not only further cement their position with the world of the Haute Horlogerie but also to strengthen their foundation for the future. READ MORE
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Future Classic: Vacheron Constantin Hommage Aux Grands Explorateurs “Marco Polo”

Some watches are too young to be considered a classic, yet despite this firmly on their way of achieving this status as the years will pass. A good example of this is the Vacheron Constantin Hommage Aux Grands Explorateurs “Marco Polo.” Paying tribute to the greatest explorers of all time did Vacheron Constantin map out Marco Polo's travels over the silk road. They do so in cloisonné enamel and dedicate the vast majority of the dial to it. READ MORE
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View Of The Future: Vacheron Constantin Launches New Line Of Ladies Watches

Creating an entirely new collection is always one of the most challenging aspects of being a watch manufacture. To be successful, it needs to be in touch with what clients want right now. However, watch manufactures also have a legacy to think of, which in the case of Vacheron Constantin goes back to 1755. At its best, the new design should be a bit ahead of the curve, giving clients what they have been wanting without knowing it themselves. With the Égérie is Vacheron Constantin is hoping to achieve just that, and they might have a very good chance actually to do so. READ MORE
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The Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR, The Future’s Future

The Mercedes-Benz VISION AVTR is the absolutely head-turning, traffic-stopping car concept inspired by the movie Avatar. The designers at Mercedes-Benz partnered with the team behind one of the highest-grossing films of all time to build the VISION AVTR.

The VISION AVTR has an inside-out design that jumps from the silver screen world of Pandora onto reality. The “One Bow” design shows how much the future of vehicle design is in the hands of Mercedes-Benz. The car’s name is also a play on “ADVANCED VEHICLE TRANSFORMATION”.

On Monday, January 6th, 2020 Ola Källenius, Chairman of the Board of Management Daimler AG and Mercedes-Benz AG unveiled the concept in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). “A visionary car that points far into the future. And a show car that is truly inspired by the fascinating world of Avatar,” he says. “The result highlights completely new ways of intuitively connecting humans and machines – without wooden sticks, plastic knobs or a steerin..