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Top 70 Autos Trends in April

From Autonomous Cargo Delivery Bikes to All-Purpose E-bike Launches

— May 2, 2020 — Autos
Aside from a strong visionary dedication to innovation, the April 2020 autos round-up spotlights some pf the very interesting side initiatives of automakers. For example, Lexus has created a six-part podcast series, featuring acclaimed author Malcolm Gladwell who visits the company's headquarters in Japan and interacts with executives and engineers. Nissan, on the other hand, focuses its attention on little ones by launching the Nissan LEAF Dream Drive--the world's first zero-emission lullaby that is expected to help parents lull inconsolable children to sleep.

The April 2020 autos category calls attention to the cutting-edge designs and technology that are being tapped in sports vehicles. For example, Apex launched an AR Race Coach that assists drivers in reducing lap times, while Czinger debuted a 3D-printed hypercar that is priced at a whopping $1.7 million.
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Activity
Freshness
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Long-Range EV Production Agreements
Long-Range EV Production Agreements
Tesla Received Permission to Produce Its Model 3 Cars in China
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69
Autonomous Navigation Projects
Autonomous Navigation Projects
An MIT System Cam Help Autonomous Cars in Poor Weather Conditions
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68
Race Coach-Equipt EVs
Race Coach-Equipt EVs
Apex's 'AP-O' Will Have an AR Race Coach to Help Drivers Reduce Lap Times
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67
Anti-Excess Automotive Campaigns
Anti-Excess Automotive Campaigns
Volkswagen Launched an Ad Series Titled 'The Accountant'
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66
Autonomous Driving Testing Permits
Autonomous Driving Testing Permits
Cruise Received a Permit to Transport Passengers in California
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65
Hybrid Propeller Airplanes
Hybrid Propeller Airplanes
The VoltAero 'Cassio 1' Has Two Electric and One Gas-Powered Propellers
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64
EV Prototype Heat Tests
EV Prototype Heat Tests
BMW is Stress Testing Its iNext Prototype in a South African Desert
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63
Baby-Targeting Sleep-Inducing Car Features
Baby-Targeting Sleep-Inducing Car Features
Mercedes-Benz Boasts the Baby Protocol to Help Parents
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62
Expandable Electric SUVs
Expandable Electric SUVs
The Renault MORPHOZ Concept Has a Modular Design for Enhanced Comfort
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61
Plug-In Hybrid Variant Announcements
Plug-In Hybrid Variant Announcements
Mercedes Announced Hybrid Versions for Three Different Models
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60
Adjustable Drive Mode Cars
Adjustable Drive Mode Cars
The 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 4 Features Six Different Driving Modes
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59
Autonomous Cargo Delivery Bikes
Autonomous Cargo Delivery Bikes
The IAV Smart Cargobike Has a Zero-Emissions Design
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58
Economic Rideshare Impact Reports
Economic Rideshare Impact Reports
Lyft Impact Shows How the Brand Improves People's Lives
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57
Car-Branded  Zero-Emission Lullabies
Car-Branded Zero-Emission Lullabies
The Nissan LEAF Dream Drive Lulls Your Baby to Sleep
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56
EV Factory Production Efforts
EV Factory Production Efforts
Tesla is Now Allowed to Continue Building Its German Gigafactory
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55
Two-Toned Luxury Sportscars
Two-Toned Luxury Sportscars
Aston Martin Revealed the DB11 V8 Shadow Edition Limited to 300 Makes
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54
Four-Door Racing Sedans
Four-Door Racing Sedans
Alfa Romeo Created Two Exclusive Versions of the Giulia Quadrifoglio
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53
Virtually Transitioned Race Leagues
Virtually Transitioned Race Leagues
Formula 1 Drivers Will Compete in Virtual Grand Prix Races
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52
Data-Based Car Insurance Discounts
Data-Based Car Insurance Discounts
Ford is Collaborating with Nationwide on Usage-Based Insurance
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51
3D-Printed Car Seats
3D-Printed Car Seats
These Porsche 3D-Printed Seats Can be Customized to Firmness Preferences
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50
Bespoke Luxury SUV Launches
Bespoke Luxury SUV Launches
Aston Martin Will Add the DBX SUV to the Q by Aston Martin Program
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49
Collection-Worthy Luxury Car Releases
Collection-Worthy Luxury Car Releases
Bentley Will Release a Vehicle in Its Collections Portfolio
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48
Branded Automotive Podcasts
Branded Automotive Podcasts
Lexus Created a Six-Part Podcast Series with Malcolm Gladwell
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47
Electrically-Powered Utility Vans
Electrically-Powered Utility Vans
The 2020 Ford Transit Will Be Available in the US and Canada
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46
Compact Eco City Cars
Compact Eco City Cars
The Electric Fiat 500 Delivers Up to 199 Miles of Driving Range
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45
Flagship EV Park Reveals
Flagship EV Park Reveals
Porsche Will Open the Largest EV Charging Park in All of Europe
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44
Spy Film-Inspired Luxury Cars
Spy Film-Inspired Luxury Cars
David Brown Automotive Created a Car Inspired by a James Bond Film
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43
Racing-Ready Dashboard Trackers
Racing-Ready Dashboard Trackers
The 'RaceBox' Drag Meter and Lap Timer Offers 99.5% Accuracy
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42
Real-Time Vehicle Monitors
Real-Time Vehicle Monitors
The SmartStick OBD2 Offers Ample Automobile Data
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41
Curated Luxury Car Apps
Curated Luxury Car Apps
Rolls-Royce Revealed a High-End App for Luxury Goods and Experiences
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40
Adaptable EV Battery Designs
Adaptable EV Battery Designs
General Motors Revealed Its New Ultium Batteries for Electric Cars
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39
Motorcycle-Integrated Information Systems
Motorcycle-Integrated Information Systems
Harley-Davidson Announced Android Auto Compatibility
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38
Limited-Edition 3D Printed Cars
Limited-Edition 3D Printed Cars
Czinger Will Release Only 80 Versions of Its 3D Printed Hypercar
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37
Rideshare Ad Company Acquisitions
Rideshare Ad Company Acquisitions
Lyft Purchased an Ad Startup Company Named Halo Cars
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36
Electric Off-Road Hyper-SUVs
Electric Off-Road Hyper-SUVs
The Conceptual 2030 Vehicle by GFG Style Has a Capable Design
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35
Electric Moped Acquisitions
Electric Moped Acquisitions
Tier Mobility Purchased Coup's Left Over Electric Scooters and Mopeds
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34
Fighter Jet-Like Supercars
Fighter Jet-Like Supercars
The Ferrari 'Stallone' Concept Car Has a Mid-Mounted V12 Turbo Engine
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33
Modular Quadricycle Cargo Vehicles
Modular Quadricycle Cargo Vehicles
The 'EAVcab' is Being Developed by EAV and Revonte
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32
Multifunctional Mini Camper Vans
Multifunctional Mini Camper Vans
The Fifth-Generation Volkswagen Caddy is Multipurpose
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31
Drone-Friendly Adventure SUVs
Drone-Friendly Adventure SUVs
The Brabus 800 Adventure XLP Offers 789 Horsepower and More
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30
Off-Road-Ready Concept Cars
Off-Road-Ready Concept Cars
Gemballa Created the Avalanche 4x4 Concept Which is a Reworked 911
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29
Motorcycle-Branded Pickup Trucks
Motorcycle-Branded Pickup Trucks
The Ford Harley-Davidson F-250 is Expertly Appointed
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28
Multi-Platform Off-Road Campaigns
Multi-Platform Off-Road Campaigns
Jeep is Launching a Campaign to Promote the Off-Road Community
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27
Stunning Street-Legal Supercars
Stunning Street-Legal Supercars
The Second-Generation BAC Mono Has a 170mph Top Speed
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26
Transparent Vehicle Decals
Transparent Vehicle Decals
The New BMW Logo Has a Flat, Futuristic Design
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25
Balanced Suspension Scooters
Balanced Suspension Scooters
The FatBear Fat Grizzly Scooter Delivers Up to 20 Miles of Range
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24
Everyday Off-Road Vehicles
Everyday Off-Road Vehicles
The MANSORY Xerocole is Based on the Can-Am Maverick
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23
Chic Micro-Transport Designs
Chic Micro-Transport Designs
Micro Releases Four Electric Vehicles, Part of Its Near-Future Vision
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22
Electrically Powered Nostalgic Vans
Electrically Powered Nostalgic Vans
Volkswagen Produced an EV Van Concept with Help From eClassics
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21
Demanding Environment SUVs
Demanding Environment SUVs
The UAZ Hunter Expedition is Built to Withstand Rugged Conditions
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20
Electrified Classic Car Releases
Electrified Classic Car Releases
Zero Labs Created an Electric Version of the Ford Bronco
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19
All-Purpose E-bike Launches
All-Purpose E-bike Launches
Jeep is Accepting Pre-Orders for Its New E-Bike with 40-Miles of Range
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18
Spacious Autonomous Vehicle Designs
Spacious Autonomous Vehicle Designs
The Audi e-tron GT Concept Has an Aerodynamic Design
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17
Visionary Electric Concept Cars
Visionary Electric Concept Cars
The Polestar Precept will Debut at the Geneva Motor Show
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16
Automotive Camping Window Vents
Automotive Camping Window Vents
The ROADIE Overnighter SUV Window Tent Enhances Ventilation
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15
Joystick-Equipped Electric Vehicles
Joystick-Equipped Electric Vehicles
The Hyundai Prophecy Concept Has an Unlikely Control System
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14
Panoramic Seating Sports Cars
Panoramic Seating Sports Cars
The Bentley Centanne Concept Has a Loveseat in the Rear
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13
Telescoping Camping Trailers
Telescoping Camping Trailers
The Hitch Hotel Traveler Measures Just 39-Inches in Length
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12
Off-Road-Ready Camping Trailers
Off-Road-Ready Camping Trailers
The Lumberjack Camper Trailers 'Birdsville' is Well-Equipped
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11
Winter-Ready Car Rooftop Tents
Winter-Ready Car Rooftop Tents
The SkyLux Hard Shell Rooftop Tent Offers Space for Four
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10
Modular Exploration Camping Trailers
Modular Exploration Camping Trailers
The 2020 Airstream Basecamp Can be Used with an Optional Tent
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9
Private Ride-Sharing Concepts
Private Ride-Sharing Concepts
Seymourpowell's New Concept Boasts Air-Purifying Tech and More
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8
Futuristic One-Piece Shipping Trucks
Futuristic One-Piece Shipping Trucks
The Bugatti Hyper Truck Concept Has a Single-Shell Design
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7
Efficient Single-Wing Airplanes
Efficient Single-Wing Airplanes
The Conceptual 'Flying-V' Aircraft Has an Expansive Cabin Design
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6
Future-Ready Electric Motorcycles
Future-Ready Electric Motorcycles
The Switch eSCRAMBLER Has a Top Speed of 93mph
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5
Multifunctional Camper Van Designs
Multifunctional Camper Van Designs
The Flowcamper Max is Based in a Mercedes Sprinter Van
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4
Off-Grid Adventure Trailers
Off-Grid Adventure Trailers
The TAXA Outdoors 2020 Tiger Moth Camping Trailer is Feature-Rich
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3
Stratospheric Friction-Powered Airplanes
Stratospheric Friction-Powered Airplanes
The Conceptual 'Eather One' Has a Carbon-Efficient Design
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2
Aerodynamic Z-Shaped Motorcycles
Aerodynamic Z-Shaped Motorcycles
The 'Z-Motorcycle' Rethinks the Design of the Motorcycle
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1
Family-Friendly Mobile Homes
Family-Friendly Mobile Homes
The In Tenta 'Tenzo' Tiny House Accommodates a Family of Six
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