Technology change the way how the companies are projecting their corporative vision through the new volumetric design for their logos.
Currently, the materials, textures and high end quality graphics are on demand for a new generation of graphic artists. I will say: "3D graphic designers".
Google Chrome and Sony Ericsson's logos are a good examples.
Illustrator and their vector quality always will be the leader for printing material in order to keep the perfect smooth shape without distortions of pixelation.
Here are some examples of logos that I designed for the following industries: Transportation, Financial Software design and Clothing.