From Gear-Hauling Trailers to Interactive Musical Vehicles

By: Rebecca Byers - Aug 4, 2015
The top August 2015 autos trends include cutting edge safety tools in the form of smart auto parts and innovative services that incentivize ownership.

As an enticing incentive to driving electric vehicles, a variety of services have emerged that offer free car charging stations and priority parking in busy urban parking lots.

Smart steering wheels, like the one developed by Hoffman and Krippner and Guttersberg Consulting, have the potential to eliminate several driving dangers including drowsiness at the wheel.

Meanwhile, heartbeat-monitoring cars provide the power for a chameleon-like coat of exterior paint that changes with the pulse of the driver.

The top August 2015 autos trends highlight a range innovations that speak to consumer desires around eliminating inherent driving risks and the general interest in customization features.