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Top 100 Auto Trends in February

From 3D-Printed Auto Opportunities to Drifting Go-Carts

— February 21, 2015 — Autos
Auto and tech shows have been taking place recently, which have helped beef up this collection of February 2015 auto trends in exciting ways. From conceptual designs to hi-tech implementations, there are tons of ways that the industry is addressing the needs and wants of modern societies. These also include examples from other transportation sectors including bicycles and boats.

What makes these February 2015 auto trends particularly exciting is the focus on connectivity. Although the home has already seen huge strides in this vein, the car is starting to align as well. From expected developments such as ones addressing drivers and cyclists to more unexpected ones that connect the home and vehicle, there are many ways in which auto technology is linking to other industries.
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Activity
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Car-Promoting Webisodes
Car-Promoting Webisodes
This Web Series from Ford Canada Uses Humor to Show Off the Ford Focus
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99
Distracted Driving Simulators
Distracted Driving Simulators
Toyota Uses Oculus Rift Headsets to Simulate Texting and Driving
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98
Morbid Safety Marketing
Morbid Safety Marketing
This Stunt Delivers a Grim Message About Pedestrian Safety
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97
Driver Assessment Programs
Driver Assessment Programs
CES 2015 Announces GM OnStar Will Start Tracking How Well Drivers Drive
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96
Third Party Onsite Inspections
Third Party Onsite Inspections
WeGoLook Ensures Online Listings are Verified for Sound Purchases
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95
Luxury Off-Road SUVs
Luxury Off-Road SUVs
The Bentayga Bentley SUV Brings Comfort and Capability to Any Road
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94
Revamped Compact Cars
Revamped Compact Cars
The MINI John Cooper Works Model Premiers at the Detroit Auto Show
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93
Auto-Enabled Thermostats
Auto-Enabled Thermostats
Nest Smart Thermostat Partners with Automatic Smart Driving Monitor
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92
Fantastical Car Stunts
Fantastical Car Stunts
Nissan's Flash Dress Up Has Its Dayz Model Perform Magic
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91
Car Control Systems
Car Control Systems
Launched at CES 2015, Ford SYNC 3 is a Powerful Infotainment System
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90
Powerful Luxury Sedans
Powerful Luxury Sedans
The Lexus GS F is Set For Unveiling At the Detroit Auto Show
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89
Blistering Sports Cars
Blistering Sports Cars
The Donkervoort D8 GTO Bilster Berg is a Special Edition Model
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88
Nostalgic Auto Ads
Nostalgic Auto Ads
This BMW Super Bowl Commercial Goes Back in Time to 1994
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87
Smart Bicycle Handlebars
Smart Bicycle Handlebars
The smrtGRiPS Can Be Added to Any Flat Handlebar
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86
Redesigned Hatchback Cars
Redesigned Hatchback Cars
The BMW 1-Series Has Received Proper Styling Updates
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85
Luxurious Hybrid Cars
Luxurious Hybrid Cars
The Mercedes C350 Plug-In Hybrid Was Rolled Out At the Detroit Auto Show
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84
Carbon Fiber Convertibles
Carbon Fiber Convertibles
The Alfa Romeo 4C Spider Was Unveiled At the Detroit Auto Show
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83
Storytelling Car Campaigns
Storytelling Car Campaigns
Land Rover Works with an Author for This Mysterious Car Marketing Stunt
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82
Luxe Streamlined Super Cars
Luxe Streamlined Super Cars
The 2016 Acura NSX Marries Luxurious and Sporty Details
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81
Speedy Transit-Finding Services
Speedy Transit-Finding Services
The Shift Transportation App Offers Users a Five Minute Guarantee
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80
Blessed Motorbike Auctions
Blessed Motorbike Auctions
This Harley-Davidson FLSTC 103 Has Been Blessed By Two Popes
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79
Flagship Sedan Concepts
Flagship Sedan Concepts
The Buick Avenir Concept was Unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show
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78
Plug-In Hybrid Cars
Plug-In Hybrid Cars
The 2016 Hyundai Sonata Plug-In Was Unveiled At the Detroit Auto Show
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77
Endurance Racing Cars
Endurance Racing Cars
The Lamborghini Huracan GT3 Will Tackle the Blancpain Endurance Series
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76
Amphibious Car Auctions
Amphibious Car Auctions
Four Amphicars Are Set To Be Auctioned Off In January
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75
Car-Controlled Smartwatches
Car-Controlled Smartwatches
The Hyundai Android Wear App is Demonstrated at CES 2015
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74
Smartphone Integrated Interfaces
Smartphone Integrated Interfaces
Alpine's Apple Carplay Receiver Was Unveiled at CES
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73
Sporty Coupe Concepts
Sporty Coupe Concepts
The Infiniti Q60 Concept Was Unveiled at the Detroit Auto Show
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72
Budget-Friendly Connected Car Kits
Budget-Friendly Connected Car Kits
The Hyundai Display Audio System is Designed for Lower-End Cars
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71
Sporty Electric Cars
Sporty Electric Cars
Chevrolet's 2016 Volt Was Introduced At the Detroit Auto Show
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70
Premium Pedal-Powered Cars
Premium Pedal-Powered Cars
This Luxury Bicycle Vehicle Requires You to Work from the Waist Down
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69
Predictive Automotive Gadgets
Predictive Automotive Gadgets
Honda's Intelligent Adaptive Cruise Control
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68
Winter Rescue Apps
Winter Rescue Apps
This App Lets Volunteer Audi Drivers Help Others Stuck in the Snow
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67
Tourist Simulator Billboards
Tourist Simulator Billboards
This Travel Marketing Stunt Gives a Real-Time Tour of NYC
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66
Automotive Web Shops
Automotive Web Shops
Rockar Hyundai Makes Buying a Car as Easy as Online Shopping
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65
Motorized Roller Skates
Motorized Roller Skates
Acton RocketSkates Power Each Foot for Assisted Pedestrian Transportation
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64
Latino Automotive Marketing
Latino Automotive Marketing
The Toyota Total Strategy Amps Up Marketing to Hispanics
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63
Online Car Part Catalogs
Online Car Part Catalogs
K-eCommerce Lets Mechanics Find Auto Components by User-Friendly Means
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62
3-Wheeled Utility Vehicles
3-Wheeled Utility Vehicles
The Innvelo Three Car is Compact While Promising Great Practicality
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61
Motorcycle Ride Sharing Platforms
Motorcycle Ride Sharing Platforms
The Spyke App Provides Speedy and Stylish Transportation
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60
Motorcycle Cluster Concepts
Motorcycle Cluster Concepts
Visteon Develops Electronic Driving Features for Motorcyclists
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59
Historic Motorbike Auctions
Historic Motorbike Auctions
The BSA Gold Star is Expected To Break Auction Records
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58
Connected Luxury Car Concepts
Connected Luxury Car Concepts
Maserati's Qualcomm Concept Car Enhances Safety and Entertainment
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57
Crossover Truck Concepts
Crossover Truck Concepts
The Hyundai Crossover Truck Concept Was Revealed at the Detroit Auto Show
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56
Automotive E-Commerce Templates
Automotive E-Commerce Templates
Sophio Provides Mobile-Ready Webstores for Car Part Sellers
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55
Compact Medical Vehicles
Compact Medical Vehicles
This Firefighting Vehicle was Designed to Drive Down Narrow Indian Alleys
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54
Automobile Virtual Reality Headsets
Automobile Virtual Reality Headsets
The Audi Virtual Reality Headsets Aid Car Configuration
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53
Aerodynamic Supercars
Aerodynamic Supercars
The New Ford GT Has the Most Powerful EcoBoost Production Engine Ever
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52
Car-Unlocking Smartwatches
Car-Unlocking Smartwatches
The Yet to Be Released Audi Smartwatch was Announced at CES 2015
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51
Tiredness-Tracking Headbands
Tiredness-Tracking Headbands
Impecca's Driver-Targeted Alert Band Will Be on Display at CES 2015
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50
Tech-Infused Pickups
Tech-Infused Pickups
The Nissan Titan XD Has an Imposing Presence
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49
Tech-Equipped Dashboards
Tech-Equipped Dashboards
The Audi Q7 Virtual Cockpit Aids Drivers and Passengers
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48
Efficient Fuel-Cell Vehicles (UPDATE)
Efficient Fuel-Cell Vehicles (UPDATE)
Honda FCV Gets Power from a Stack Two Thirds the Usual Size
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47
Powerful Electric Coupes
Powerful Electric Coupes
The Renovo Coupe Was Unveiled At CES 2015
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46
Hybrid Skateboard Segways
Hybrid Skateboard Segways
IO Hawk Makes the Convenience of Powered Boarding Accessible to Many
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45
Traffic Jam-Maneuvering Systems
Traffic Jam-Maneuvering Systems
Bosch Autonomous Driving Technology was Introduced at CES 2015
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44
Glamorized Tractor Calendars
Glamorized Tractor Calendars
Bauforum24's 2015 Annual Celebrates the Power and Beauty of Machinery
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43
Responsive Home Systems
Responsive Home Systems
Peq Watchdog is a Smart Home & Car Monitor Launched at CES 2015
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42
On-Demand Test Drives
On-Demand Test Drives
Peugeot's New Car Test Drive Lets Twitter Users Try Out a Car Immediately
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41
Drifting Go-Carts
Drifting Go-Carts
The Crazy Cart XL is Designed For Adults
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40
Affordable Electric Car Concepts
Affordable Electric Car Concepts
The Chevrolet Bolt EV Concept Costs Only Around $30,000
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39
Bike Light Lampshades
Bike Light Lampshades
Sombra Bicycle Tail Light Diffuser Makes Cyclists Visible from All Angles
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38
Soap-Shaped Supercars
Soap-Shaped Supercars
The Porsche 911 GTS Club Coupe is Designed For Porsche Aficionados
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37
Solar-Powered Planes
Solar-Powered Planes
The Solar Impulse 2 Will Fly Around the World in Five Months Without Any Fuel
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36
Psychedelic Single-Track Transport
Psychedelic Single-Track Transport
A Colorful Monorail Concept Has a Spectral and Abstract Design
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35
Car-Detecting Bicycle Radars
Car-Detecting Bicycle Radars
The Garmin Backtracker Helps Cyclists Detect Cars in Their Vicinity
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34
Smart City-Enabling Technology
Smart City-Enabling Technology
The Veniam Wifi Vehicle Network Connects Methods of Transportation
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33
Commuter Maglev Cars
Commuter Maglev Cars
The M.U.C. Vehicle Would Streamline City Driving for Efficient and Eco Aims
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32
Digital Car Dashboards
Digital Car Dashboards
The Nvidia Drive CX Platform is Set to Power an Autonomous Vehicle
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31
Record-Setting Vehicle Auctions
Record-Setting Vehicle Auctions
The Toyota Tacoma Polar Expedition is a World Record Holder
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30
Limited Edition Jeep Models
Limited Edition Jeep Models
The Land Rover Defender Celebration Series Honors a Lasting Legacy
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29
Frugally Powerful Cars
Frugally Powerful Cars
The Mercedes C 450 AMG
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28
Futuristic Concept Cars
Futuristic Concept Cars
The Volkswagen Golf R Touch is Being Shown Off At CES 2015
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27
Self-Balancing Personal Vehicles
Self-Balancing Personal Vehicles
The InMotion R2 Transporter Caught the Eye At CES 2015
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26
Van Delivery Services
Van Delivery Services
Cab Company Uber is Trying Out a New Logistics Service in Hong Kong
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25
Wind-Powered Freight Ships
Wind-Powered Freight Ships
The Vindskip's Hull Harnesses the Power of the Wind
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24
Smart Unicycle Segways
Smart Unicycle Segways
The Tokyo Smart Wheel Would Be an Automatic Guide for Tourists in Japan
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23
Coffee-Carrying Trikes
Coffee-Carrying Trikes
The Wheelys 2 Electric Trike Serves Coffee On The Go
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22
Human-Powered Velomobiles
Human-Powered Velomobiles
The Future People's 'Zeppelin' & 'Cyclone' Vehicles Push the Boundaries
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21
Bespoke Electric Bikes
Bespoke Electric Bikes
Customizable Motorcycle Body is Ideal for Ads and Consumer Personalization
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20
Smart Networked Scooters
Smart Networked Scooters
The Gogoro Smartscooter Was Announced At CES 2015
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19
Motorist-Monitoring Autos
Motorist-Monitoring Autos
Smart Supervising Car Switches to Autonomous Mode If Your Skills Falter
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18
Skateboard Scooter-Bikes
Skateboard Scooter-Bikes
This Scooter-Bike-Skateboard Hybrid is Pretty Rad
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17
Sharp Eco Jetskis
Sharp Eco Jetskis
The Environmentally Friendly Marlin Hydrofoil Mimics Nature in its Mechanics
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16
Futuristic Railway Pods
Futuristic Railway Pods
French Design Studio hehe Imagines Urban Railroad Surfing Vehicles
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15
3D-Printed Auto Opportunities
3D-Printed Auto Opportunities
Researchers Point the Way to Innovative Applications in Car Making
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14
Hidden Handlebar Bike Lights
Hidden Handlebar Bike Lights
MagVis Bicycle Accessories Pull Out of the Handgrips to Prevent Theft
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13
Honeycomb Three Wheelers
Honeycomb Three Wheelers
The Spira4u Three-Wheeler is Undergoing Pilot Production
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12
Light-Embedded Bicycles
Light-Embedded Bicycles
These Built-In Bike Lights Eliminate the Fuss of Detachable Reflectors
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11
Ice-Fishing Go-Karts
Ice-Fishing Go-Karts
The Ice Auger Machine Runs On Snowmobile Skis
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10
Lightweight Pickup Trucks
Lightweight Pickup Trucks
The Ford F-150 Raptor is Both Powerful and Fuel-Efficient
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9
Square-Shaped SUVs
Square-Shaped SUVs
The Cross Coupe GTE Has a Very Square Form
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8
3D-Printed Cars (UPDATE)
3D-Printed Cars (UPDATE)
This Cutting-Edge Local Motors Creation is Now Production-Ready
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7
Automotive E-Bike Designs
Automotive E-Bike Designs
This Electric Bicycle Has an Aerodynamic Body Inspired by Sports Cars
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6
Transfixing Laser Bike Lights
Transfixing Laser Bike Lights
The &B Laser Beam Light Casts Colors, Patterns and Logos on the Road
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5
Spherical Drone Docks
Spherical Drone Docks
Pylons Dronairports Would Serve as Charging Stations and Safe Storage
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4
Revolutionary Auto Announcements
Revolutionary Auto Announcements
The Mercedes Benz F 015 Luxury in Motion Concept Stuns at CES
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3
Gold-Plated Supercars
Gold-Plated Supercars
This Lamborghini Aventador Roadster Celebrates Qatar Day in Dubai
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2
Enclosed Snowmobiles
Enclosed Snowmobiles
The Snow Crawler is a Futuristic Concept Powered by an Electric Drive System
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1
Slide-Out Camper Modules
Slide-Out Camper Modules
The Bett Mobil Slides In To Volkswagen Multivans.
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