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Top 35 Commuting Concepts in August

From Superhero Taxi Promotions to Modular Travel Pillows

— August 26, 2017 — Autos
The top August 2017 commuting ideas look to the future of transportation with forward-thinking concepts like modular family-friendly vehicles and personal helicopters designed to simplify morning commutes.

As well as there being an emphasis on overall efficiency in design, some of these commuter vehicle concepts are designed to push the limits of speed. The Accula QX44 Skyster takes the form of a single-person flying vehicle that can reach speeds of up to 666 km/h, while Soyeon Kim's 2023 Volkswagen concept imagines a sporty, high-speed commuter concept.

Although the task of commuting both long and short distances can become a mundane activity day after day, brands are turning this weekday ritual into an exciting event by offering rides in eccentric vehicles. Notable examples of this include the Gett taxi app offering special rides in a Batman v Superman vehicle, Audible commemorating author Jane Austen's death with carriage rides, and cider brand Orchard Pig offering tractor-style 'Traxi' rides in London.
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Superhero Taxi Promotions
Superhero Taxi Promotions
The Gett Taxi App Partnered with 'Batman v Superman' in London
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Metered Taxi Apps
Metered Taxi Apps
This App Helps South African Taxis Use Technology to Compete With Uber
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33
Group Bus-Booking Apps
Group Bus-Booking Apps
The Skedaddle App Makes Getting Out of the City Easier
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32
Artfully Designed E-Bikes
Artfully Designed E-Bikes
This Custom E-Bike from Electric Concepts was Designed by PILPELED
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Efficiency-Focused Commuter Apps
Efficiency-Focused Commuter Apps
BlaBlaLines Works Like a Train to Make Commuting Easier
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30
Tractor-Style Taxis
Tractor-Style Taxis
Orchard Pig is Offering London Taxi Rides in a 'Traxi'
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29
Laser-Engraved Bicycle Toolkits
Laser-Engraved Bicycle Toolkits
'ToolB' Makes Trail-Side Repairs Quickly, Easily and in Style
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28
Commemorative Taxi Carriages
Commemorative Taxi Carriages
Audible is Marking Jane Austen's Death with Taxi Rides in London
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27
Stomach-Covering Travel Pillows
Stomach-Covering Travel Pillows
The Sleep+ Pillow Offers Safety and Comfort for Travelers
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26
Urban Bicycle-Sharing Apps
Urban Bicycle-Sharing Apps
The 'Dropbike' App Lets Users Locate & Rent Bicycles Using Their Phone
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25
Bus-Battery Swapping Startups
Bus-Battery Swapping Startups
This Indian Startup Makes Electric Buses More Convenient To Operate
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24
Modernized Urban Taxis
Modernized Urban Taxis
London's Black Taxi Cab Will Have More Electric Power Than Before
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International Luggage Locators
International Luggage Locators
The Tumi Global Locator Has GSM, GPS and WiFi Connectivity
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22
Quick-Charging Electric Buses
Quick-Charging Electric Buses
Hyundai's 'Elec City' Bus is Fully Charged in Just Over an Hour
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21
Greenery-Adorned City Buses
Greenery-Adorned City Buses
The 'Forest Bus' in Taipai Acts as a Mobile Greenhouse
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20
Eco Taxi Services
Eco Taxi Services
Quebec's Teo Taxis are Equipped With Free Wi-Fi and Tablets
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19
Vehicle-Branded Bike Sharing
Vehicle-Branded Bike Sharing
The Ford Gobikes Offer a New Bike Share Program to the Bay Area
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18
Autonomous Health Care Vehicles
Autonomous Health Care Vehicles
This Self-Driving Concept Car is a Health Clinic on Wheels
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17
Open-Top Commuter Race Cars
Open-Top Commuter Race Cars
Soyeon Kim's 2023 Volkswagen Concept Imagines a Performance-focused VW
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16
Healthy Travel Pop-Ups
Healthy Travel Pop-Ups
'Eat Well. Travel Further.' Lets Travelers Eat Healthy in Transit
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15
TV-Inspired Installations
TV-Inspired Installations
This Better Call Saul Pop-Up Was Installed in Saul, Gloucestershire
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14
Monochromatic Athletic Bags
Monochromatic Athletic Bags
Adidas Expanded its NMD Collection with a Line of Monochromatic Bags
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13
Krautrock-Inspired Bicycles
Krautrock-Inspired Bicycles
The Canyon Kraftwerk is Designed in Kind With the Seminal German Band
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12
Modular Travel Pillows
Modular Travel Pillows
The 'CORI TRAVELLER' Pillow is Optimized for Rest During Travel
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11
Eco-Focused Urban Bike Paths
Eco-Focused Urban Bike Paths
The Radbahn Berlin Would Be Berlin's First Covered Bike Path
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10
Customizable Commuter Pods
Customizable Commuter Pods
'InMotion' Autonomous Commuting Vehicles Boast Changing Interiors
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9
Conceptual Futuristic Family Vehicles
Conceptual Futuristic Family Vehicles
Dennis Cheng's Concept Car Looks Like a Smartphone on Wheels
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8
Single-Passenger Racing Drones
Single-Passenger Racing Drones
The Accula QX44 Skyster Reaches Speeds of up to 666 km/h
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7
Affordable Custom Backpacks
Affordable Custom Backpacks
BARKER Bags Makes Customizable Backpacks for Students
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6
Car-Recharging Drones
Car-Recharging Drones
The Conceptual Tesla Recharge Drone Offers a Charge During Drives
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5
Accessorized Cycling Helmets
Accessorized Cycling Helmets
The 'Villager Helmet' Comes with Three Changeable Visor Options
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4
Last Mile Skate Scooters
Last Mile Skate Scooters
The 'Blizwheel' Operates for Up to an Hour at 15mph
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3
Upscale Overnight Buses
Upscale Overnight Buses
The New Cabin Sleeper Bus is a Luxury Alternative to Last-minute Flights
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2
Oversized Tire Scooters
Oversized Tire Scooters
The Phat Scooter Offers Easy Balancing and Enhanced Shock Handling
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1
Personal Commuter Helicopters
Personal Commuter Helicopters
The Workhorse Surefly Urban Helicopter Simplifies Morning Commutes
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