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Top 95 Auto Trends in April

From Gigantic Jet Engines to Bespoke Fixie Bicycles

— April 29, 2018 — Autos
Cars have long been known as automobiles or autos — perhaps for longer than they've even been known as cars — but the April 2018 auto trends show that the term is taking on new meaning. The rise of autonomous vehicles has been reported on for years, and despite recent events shaking public confidence in their reliability, self-driving cars are too efficient and convenient to be held back for long.

AI can be applied to many different areas of the road. Vehicles themselves can be made autonomous, of course. That's been theorized, albeit not yet put into practice, in vehicles as diverse as taxis, school buses, and even hoverboards. But AI can also be applied to the methods through which traditional vehicles operate, as with taxi dispatch units being controlled by computers rather than people.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Automaker Car-Sharing Services
Automaker Car-Sharing Services
General Motors is Launching its Own Car-Sharing Service
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94
Sketch-Based Steering Wheels
Sketch-Based Steering Wheels
Felix Ros' 'Scribble' is a Steering Device for Self-Driving Cars
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93
AI Taxi Dispatchers
AI Taxi Dispatchers
Toyota's TransLog System is a Learning AI For Taxi Dispatching
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92
Motion-Detecting Dash Cams
Motion-Detecting Dash Cams
The Anker Roav A1 Features NightHawk Technology for Enhanced Clarity
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91
Racing-Inspired Timepieces
Racing-Inspired Timepieces
TAG Heuer and Aston Martin Came Together for an Amazing Design
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90
Luxury Electrified SUVs
Luxury Electrified SUVs
The Bentley Bentayga Hybrid will Launch at the Geneva Motor Show
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89
Autonomous Airport Snowplows
Autonomous Airport Snowplows
Yeti Snow Technology Makes Self-Driving Snowplows to Improve Travel
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88
Air-Purifying Tire Concepts
Air-Purifying Tire Concepts
Goodyear's 'Oxygene' Harvests Energy Through Photosynthesis
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87
HD Navigation Apps
HD Navigation Apps
'Live Roads' Will Launch the World's First Navigation App with HD Maps
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86
Blind-Assisting Road Paints
Blind-Assisting Road Paints
A New Smart Paint is Being Used to Help Blind Students in Ohio
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85
Pi-Shaped Bicycles
Pi-Shaped Bicycles
Martijn Koomen and Tadas Maksimovas Create the Functional Pi Bike
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84
Electric Vehicle Retail Spaces
Electric Vehicle Retail Spaces
Renault's Electric Vehicle Concept Opened in Stockholm
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83
Impressive Electric Crossovers
Impressive Electric Crossovers
The Audi e-tron Quattro is The Company's First Electric Production
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82
Blacked Out Luxury Cars
Blacked Out Luxury Cars
The 570GT MSO Black Collection Is A Striking Car Dressed In All Black
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81
Doppler-Inspired Race Cars
Doppler-Inspired Race Cars
Nissan is Entering Electric Racing with Its Nissan Formula E Car
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80
Sustainable Vehicle Chargers
Sustainable Vehicle Chargers
The Bentley x Starck Power Dock is Crafted from Eco Materials
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79
Encouraging Wanderlust Campaigns
Encouraging Wanderlust Campaigns
Go RVing Launches a Video That is Narrated by the Child Within
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78
Speed-Focused Hypercars
Speed-Focused Hypercars
The Aston Martin Valkyrie AMR Pro is a Celebration of a Return to Racing
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77
Electric-Powered Hypercars
Electric-Powered Hypercars
The Rimac Concept Two is Taking on Tesla with Pure Performance
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76
Handling-Focused Performance Cars
Handling-Focused Performance Cars
The Bugatti Chiron Sport Offers Speed at an Incredible Price
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75
High-Performance Muscle Cars
High-Performance Muscle Cars
The Hennessy Exorcist Camaro Is a High Speed Vehicle With Storage
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74
High-Speed Convertible Supercars
High-Speed Convertible Supercars
The Huracán Performante Spyder Gives the Original a New Makeover
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73
Self-Driving Hoverboards
Self-Driving Hoverboards
The Segway Loomo is an AI-Powered Robot That Users Can Also Ride
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72
Stylish Quick-Charge Electric Vehicles
Stylish Quick-Charge Electric Vehicles
The Jaguar I-Pace Offers Up to 298 Miles of Range
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71
Revived Iconic Racers
Revived Iconic Racers
The Toyota GR Supra Racing Concept Updates a Classic with New Materials
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70
Electric Vehicle Device Chargers
Electric Vehicle Device Chargers
The Tesla Wireless Charging Pad is Packed with Qi Technology
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69
Fully Integrated E-Bikes
Fully Integrated E-Bikes
The Riese & Müller 'New Charger' and 'Supercharger' Offer Expansive Range
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68
Anti-Distraction GPS Mirrors
Anti-Distraction GPS Mirrors
The RoadGear RN03 GPS Mirror Keeps Directions at Eye Level
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67
Golden State-Inspired Convertibles
Golden State-Inspired Convertibles
The 2019 Ford Mustang California Special is Opulently Finished
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66
Unconventional Electric Car Showrooms
Unconventional Electric Car Showrooms
The NIO House is a Showroom for the Company's New Cars
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65
Car-Branded Letter Installations
Car-Branded Letter Installations
Lexus' 'Letters' Exhibit Highlights Positive Customer Reviews
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64
Projecting Safety Headlights
Projecting Safety Headlights
The Digital Light Projection System Takes Road Safety to a New Level
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63
Hill-Climbing Electric Cars
Hill-Climbing Electric Cars
The Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak Hopes to Set New Electric Records
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62
Luxury Two-Door SUVs
Luxury Two-Door SUVs
The 2018 Range Rover SV Coupe is Powerful and Opulently Finished
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61
Accessible Flying Taxis
Accessible Flying Taxis
The Kitty Hawk 'Cora' Could Revolutionize Air Travel
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60
Lightweight Cross-Country Motorbikes
Lightweight Cross-Country Motorbikes
The Enduro GP is Designed For High-Endurance Motorbike Racing
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59
Emission-Free Luxury Cars
Emission-Free Luxury Cars
Aston Martin is Combining Design and Performance in Its Lagonda Vision
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58
Affordable Off-Roading Trucks
Affordable Off-Roading Trucks
Mahindra Created the Roxor as a Tiny 4x4 Truck
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57
Remixed Performance Cars
Remixed Performance Cars
The Next-Gen 911 Porsche Is an Evolution of a Classic Performance Car
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56
Crystal Clear Bike Bells
Crystal Clear Bike Bells
The Spurcycle Bell is Precision-Engineered for a Clear Ring
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55
High-Speed Street-Legal Cars
High-Speed Street-Legal Cars
The Venom F5 Hypercar is Set to Be the Fastest Road Car on Earth
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54
Road-Legal Hypercars
Road-Legal Hypercars
The Zenvo TSR-S Hypercar Leverages Aerodynamics For Optimal Performance
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53
Design-Centric Concept Cars
Design-Centric Concept Cars
The Hyundai Le Fil Rouge Promises Amazing Design in Hyundai's Future
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52
Concealed Car Stowage Units
Concealed Car Stowage Units
This Biometric Stowage Unit is Designed For the Bentley Bentayga SUV
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51
4G Dual-Lens Dash Cams
4G Dual-Lens Dash Cams
The 'Owl Cam' Records Video 24/7 and Sends it to the Cloud
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50
Long-Lasting E-Bikes
Long-Lasting E-Bikes
The Supercharger by Riese & Muller is Equipped with Two Powerful Batteries
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49
Autonomous School Buses
Autonomous School Buses
The SEDRIC School Bus Shows the Capability of Autonomous Transport
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48
Automotive-Inspired Luggage
Automotive-Inspired Luggage
Mercedes Unveiled a Line of Maybach S 650 Luggage
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47
Northern Lights-Inspired Vehicles
Northern Lights-Inspired Vehicles
The BMW M8 Gran Coupe Boasts a Shimmering Exterior
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46
Instantaneous Acceleration Motorcycles
Instantaneous Acceleration Motorcycles
The Saroléa 'ManX 7' Boasts an Electric Powertrain
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45
Electric Concept Sedans
Electric Concept Sedans
Audi Is Hoping the Audi e-tron GT Will Dethrone The Power of Tesla
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44
Aerodynamic Track Cars
Aerodynamic Track Cars
The Senna GTR Tunes Its Performance with Aerodynamic Designs
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43
Gigantic Jet Engines
Gigantic Jet Engines
The GE9X is the World's Largest Airbreathing Jet Engine
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42
Autonomous Ride Sharing Vehicles
Autonomous Ride Sharing Vehicles
The Renault Ez-Go Looks To Bring Stylish Autonomous Car Services
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41
Exclusive Edition Cars
Exclusive Edition Cars
Mercedes-Benz Exclusive Edition S-Class Pushes Existing Luxury
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40
Emissions-Curbing Driving Devices
Emissions-Curbing Driving Devices
The 'DriveTag' Helps Cut Carbon Emissions by Up to 30%
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39
Brewery-Inspired Motorcycles
Brewery-Inspired Motorcycles
A Custom Budweiser Budvar Bike Will be Making 1,000 mile Roadtrip
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38
Luxury Two-Door Roadsters
Luxury Two-Door Roadsters
Rolls Royce Updated the Dawn Aero Cowling for Comfort and Design
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37
Futuristic Concept Motorcycles
Futuristic Concept Motorcycles
Sleek and Stylish is the Only Way To Describe The Bandit9 L-Concept
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36
Drag-Themed Automotive Events
Drag-Themed Automotive Events
Toyota's 'Masters of Self-Expression' Encouraged Dress-Up in Gowns
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35
Speedy Flying Autonomous Taxis
Speedy Flying Autonomous Taxis
The Aerospace 'AirisOne' Carries Four Passengers in Total Comfort
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34
Highway Art Galleries
Highway Art Galleries
The Louvre Abu Dhabi Created a Unique Outdoor Art Gallery for Motorists
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33
Electric Crossover Vehicles
Electric Crossover Vehicles
Porsche's Mission E Cross Turismo Delivers SUV Electric Performance
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32
Modular Electric Military Vehicles
Modular Electric Military Vehicles
The '[S]LOG' Logistics Vehicle Carries Passengers and More
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31
Rugged Touring Motorcycles
Rugged Touring Motorcycles
The 2018 Royal Enfield Himalaya Has Finally Reached American Shores
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30
Motorcycle Navigation Devices
Motorcycle Navigation Devices
Map and KPIT's MaximusPro is a New Digital Platform for Motocycles
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29
Updated Luxurious Limousines
Updated Luxurious Limousines
Mercedes-Mayback Unveiled the Newest Pullman Limousine for 2019
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28
Electric Concept Coupes
Electric Concept Coupes
The BMW i4 Electric Car is the First All-Electric Vehicle for the Company
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27
Blacked-Out Luxury Cars
Blacked-Out Luxury Cars
The Maserati Nerissimo Editions Feature Striking All Black Accents
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26
Speedy Carbon Fiber Skateboards
Speedy Carbon Fiber Skateboards
The KingKong Pro is an Electric Board for All Skill Levels
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25
Limited Edition Distillery Motorcycles
Limited Edition Distillery Motorcycles
The Jack Daniel's Indian Scout Bobber Is an Unlikely Colab
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24
Amphibious Electric Buggies
Amphibious Electric Buggies
The Hyundai Kite Concept Can Tackle Land and Water With Equal Ease
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23
Compact Electric Vehicles
Compact Electric Vehicles
The Eli Zero is Perfect For Short-Distance Rides Around the Neighborhood
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22
Hidden Vehicle Vaults
Hidden Vehicle Vaults
The FoxxVault License Plate Vault Hides in Plain Sight
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21
Accessible Autonomous Vehicle Designs
Accessible Autonomous Vehicle Designs
Renault’s EZ-GO Concept Vehicle is Stylish and Accessible
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20
Lightweight Legacy E-Bikes
Lightweight Legacy E-Bikes
The New Yamaha Pedal Assist Line Features Road and Mountain Bikes
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19
Endurant Military Airplanes
Endurant Military Airplanes
This Aircraft Can Carry Out Surveillance Tasks For Extended Periods
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18
Luxury Hybrid Vehicles
Luxury Hybrid Vehicles
Tesla is Being Challenged Thanks to the Polestar 1 Coupe
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17
Rip-Roaring Electric Sedans
Rip-Roaring Electric Sedans
This Chinese Sedan Blends Breathtaking Speed With Gorgeous Aesthetics
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16
Industrial Autonomous Vehicles
Industrial Autonomous Vehicles
The 'Bend' Unmanned Vehicle Traverses Any Terrain with Ease
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15
Autonomous Flying Car Concepts
Autonomous Flying Car Concepts
The AeroMobil 5.0 VTOL Envisions Vertical Take-Off Capability
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14
Muscular Concept Cars
Muscular Concept Cars
BMW's Concept M8 Gran Coupe Shows Off a Strong and Sporty Design
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13
Bespoke Fixie Bicycles
Bespoke Fixie Bicycles
The PiCycle Pays Homage to a Crucial Mathematical Symbol
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12
Sustainable Energy Concept Cars
Sustainable Energy Concept Cars
The Giugiaro Sybilla Features Bold Design and Incredible Tech
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11
Striking Electric Motorcycles
Striking Electric Motorcycles
The Shanghai Customs eCub 2 Is Set to Bring Style to Electric Bikes
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10
Personal Flying Cars
Personal Flying Cars
The PAL-V Liberty is One of the First Commercially Available Flying Cars
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9
Adorable Compact Electric Vehicles
Adorable Compact Electric Vehicles
The Honda Urban EV is Going into Production in 2019
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8
Four-Door Performance Cars
Four-Door Performance Cars
The 2019 Mercedes-AMG GT Makes Driving an Absolute Adventure
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7
Electric Car Conversion Companies
Electric Car Conversion Companies
Voitures Extravert Transforms Vintage Vehicles to Electric Cars
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6
High-Speed Electric Bikes
High-Speed Electric Bikes
The Swind Eb-01 Bike is the Fastest Eletric Bike on Earth
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5
Hydraulic Tilting Scooters
Hydraulic Tilting Scooters
The Quadro Qooder's Balanced Suspension Units Allow For Thrilling Tilts
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4
Modern Bespoke Cars
Modern Bespoke Cars
The Speedback GT Silverstone Edition Features a Classic Look and Modern Speed
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3
Beastly Geometric SUVs
Beastly Geometric SUVs
The Karlmann King SUV is Crafted by Hand and Takes 30,000 Hours to Complete
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2
Ruggedized Camper Vans
Ruggedized Camper Vans
The Amundsen 540D Offroad is Designed to Handle Off-Road Obstacles
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1
Motorcycle-Inspired Urban Electric Bikes
Motorcycle-Inspired Urban Electric Bikes
Timmermans Fietsen's Inspiration is the Scrambler Hog
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