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Top 100 Autos Trends in February

From Autonomous Delivery Cars to Hovering Police Cruisers

— February 24, 2018 — Autos
As the Beatles famously sang, "Baby, you can drive my car", but if the Fab Four wrote that song after having taking a peek at the February 2018 autos trends, they might very well have ended up singing "AI, you can drive my car." Automakers and technology companies are continuing the push for autonomous vehicles, but who's to say whether consumers will love them.

With the North American International Auto Show having concluded in January, automotive companies having had the chance to display some of their most advanced vehicle concepts, and those come through in the February 2018 autos trends. Much of the hubbub was toward the autonomous driving mentioned above, but companies have also been applying tech to the inside of consumer vehicles. This includes facial recognition in the drivers' seat for automatic ignition and voice assistant car accessories.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
99
Preventive Fleet Software
Preventive Fleet Software
collectiveFleet Helps Stop Vehicle Breakdowns Before They Happen
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98
Sound-Focused Automotive Ads
Sound-Focused Automotive Ads
The Audi RS 4 Avant Ad Has No Soundtrack or Driving Clips
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97
Brain-Reading Car Systems
Brain-Reading Car Systems
Nissan is Enhancing the Driving Experience with Brain-to-Vehicle Tech
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96
Carsharing-Only Parking Spots
Carsharing-Only Parking Spots
New York City is Doing a Pilot Program for Car-Share Parking Spaces
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95
Crowdsourced Car Selling Platforms
Crowdsourced Car Selling Platforms
InstaCarro Helps Owners to Easily Sell Their Used Cars
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94
Steering Wheel-Free Cars
Steering Wheel-Free Cars
GM Revealed Its Cruise AV Without a Steering Wheel or Pedals
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93
Sunroof Airbag Systems
Sunroof Airbag Systems
Hyundai's Innovation Protects Passengers from Being Thrown from the Vehicle
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92
Amber-Encased Luxury Trucks
Amber-Encased Luxury Trucks
Mercedes-Benz Sealed a 1979 G-Class in Synthetic Amber Resin
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91
Limo-Ordering Apps
Limo-Ordering Apps
SuperShuttle Lets San Antonio Locals Order Black Cars to the Airport
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90
Proposed Upscale Charging Stations
Proposed Upscale Charging Stations
Tesla Announced a New Supercharger Station Concept
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89
Interconnected Smart Vehicle Displays
Interconnected Smart Vehicle Displays
Bosch Unveiled a Next-Generation Car Interior at CES 2018
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88
Car-Shopping Bots
Car-Shopping Bots
The 'Kian' Bot from Kia Motors Helps Users Shop the Automaker's Line-Up
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87
Versatile Fleet Management Platforms
Versatile Fleet Management Platforms
Element Fleet Offers End-to-End Services for Consumers
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86
Eco Energy Supply Systems
Eco Energy Supply Systems
The Audi Smart Energy Network Combines Solar Power, Storage and More
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85
Cardboard Car Campaigns
Cardboard Car Campaigns
SKODA is Celebrating the Release of the SKODA Karoq With a Paper Replica
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84
Cross-Country Car Care Clinics
Cross-Country Car Care Clinics
Hyundai Motor India Ltd. Offers a Discounted Car Clinic
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83
Plug-In Fleet Managers
Plug-In Fleet Managers
'Automile' Turns Any Vehicle into a Smart, Trackable Fleet Member
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82
Anti-Distraction Driving Scripts
Anti-Distraction Driving Scripts
Audi's Safety Code Hopes to Stop Distracted Driving
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81
Complimentary Autonomous Vehicle Rides
Complimentary Autonomous Vehicle Rides
Lyft is Partnering with nuTonomy to Give Free Rides at CES
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80
Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars
Hydrogen Fuel-Cell Cars
The Hyundai NEXO Features Fuel-Cell Power and Smart Safety Features
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79
Interview-Conducting Cars
Interview-Conducting Cars
Volvo is Using AI and Its S90 Model to Recruit Prospective Technicians
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78
Angelic Car Fresheners
Angelic Car Fresheners
The Guardian Angel Car Freshener Emits Fresh Scents
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77
Expert Mechanic Platforms
Expert Mechanic Platforms
Fiix Helps Connect Users With Experienced Car Maintenance Professionals
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76
Rugged Car Brand Smartphones
Rugged Car Brand Smartphones
The Land Rover 'Explore' Withstands Extreme Temperatures and More
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75
Voice Assistant Car Accessories
Voice Assistant Car Accessories
The Anker 'Roav Viva' Brings Amazon Alexa to Your Vehicle
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74
Retro Electric Bikes
Retro Electric Bikes
The Scrambler from 'Vintage Electric Bikes' Fuses Gadgets with Retro Style
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73
Smart Bike Security Systems
Smart Bike Security Systems
The MAT Dock was Honored at the CES 2018 Innovation Awards
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72
Musical Car Alarm Stunts
Musical Car Alarm Stunts
This Lyft Grammy Stunt Rigged Five Cars to Play Hit Songs
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71
Tokenized Exotic Car Platforms
Tokenized Exotic Car Platforms
The Bitcar Cryptocurrency Lets You Profit From Exotic Car Ownership
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70
Peer-to-Peer Garage Rentals
Peer-to-Peer Garage Rentals
Garage Time is Like an Airbnb for Vehicle Workspaces
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69
Black Car Concierge Platforms
Black Car Concierge Platforms
'Blacklane' Offers High End Cars for Medium-Length Trips
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68
Luxury Electric Vehicle Rentals
Luxury Electric Vehicle Rentals
The Mall of America and Tesla Opened a Car Rental Service
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67
Speed Trap-Spotting Devices
Speed Trap-Spotting Devices
The Escort Max 360c Connected Radar and Laser Detector is Handy
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66
Facial Recognition Crossover Concepts
Facial Recognition Crossover Concepts
This Vehicle Lets Drivers Control Features Using Their Face
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65
Youthful Automotive Fashion
Youthful Automotive Fashion
Forever 21 and Honda Collaborated on a Line of Vintage Race Wear
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64
Hovering Police Cruisers
Hovering Police Cruisers
The 'Scorpion 3 Hoverbike' is Being Tested by the Dubai Police Force
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63
Self-Balancing Skateboards
Self-Balancing Skateboards
The Onewheel+XR Uses a Single, Large Wheel for a Balanced Ride
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62
Cloud-Based Fleet Management Services
Cloud-Based Fleet Management Services
Fleetio's Products Help Manage and Track Vehicles
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61
Nature-Inspired Vehicle Concepts
Nature-Inspired Vehicle Concepts
The 'E-Jiffy' Electric Vehicle is an Efficient Way to Get Around
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60
Kid-Designed Car Concepts
Kid-Designed Car Concepts
GoCompare Tasked Kids with Designing the Car of the Future
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59
AI-Driven Autonomous Vehicles
AI-Driven Autonomous Vehicles
Nvidia's Drive IX is Powered by VW and Uber Autonomous Vehicles
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58
Self-Driving Detachable Rooms
Self-Driving Detachable Rooms
The Honda Ie-Mobi Introduces Electric-Powered Autonomous Transport
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57
High-Tech Electric Taxis
High-Tech Electric Taxis
London's TX Electric Taxi is on the Roads and is Ready to Lead the Future
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56
Automotive-Backed eSports Leagues
Automotive-Backed eSports Leagues
An Overwatch and Toyota Partnership Introduces a Great Union
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55
Modular Autonomous Car Dashboards
Modular Autonomous Car Dashboards
Samsung DRVLINE Shows Off Connected Features at CES 2018
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54
Connected Rearview Car Cameras
Connected Rearview Car Cameras
The Nonda 'Zus' Smart Backup Camera Can be Installed in Minutes
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53
Voice Control Dash Cams
Voice Control Dash Cams
The '70MAI' Smart Dash Camera Records in Crisp Full HD
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52
Wall-Scaling Vehicle Concepts
Wall-Scaling Vehicle Concepts
The 'Ventooz' Drives Both Horizontally and Vertically
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51
Tech-Infused Mirrorless Vehicles
Tech-Infused Mirrorless Vehicles
Mitsubishi's Mirrorless Car is Set to Hit the Market Next Year
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50
Featherweight Luxury Supercars
Featherweight Luxury Supercars
The Lotus Evora GT410 Sport is Designed For Low Weight & High Speed
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49
End-to-End Domestic Energy Solutions
End-to-End Domestic Energy Solutions
Nissan Energy Solar Tackles Home Energy Management
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48
Production-Testing Concept Cars
Production-Testing Concept Cars
Toyota is Using Its New GR Super Sport to Test Future Sports Cars
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47
Conceptual Space Exploration Vehicles
Conceptual Space Exploration Vehicles
The Rümker Exploration Truck is Prepared for Any Environment
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46
Wind Turbine-Integrated Vehicles
Wind Turbine-Integrated Vehicles
The 'Sam' Electric Vehicle Creates Renewable Energy When Driving
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45
Hydrogen-Powered Bicycles
Hydrogen-Powered Bicycles
Pragma Industries' 'Alpha' Uses a Hydrogen Fuel Cell in Lieu of Li-Ion
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44
60s Film-Inspired Luxury Cars
60s Film-Inspired Luxury Cars
The Ford Mustang Bullitt Comes in Dark Highland Green
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43
Manual Drive Electric Cars
Manual Drive Electric Cars
The Genovation GXE Sports the First Electric Manual Transmission
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42
Ridesharing Brand Beers
Ridesharing Brand Beers
Lyft and Baderbrau Brewing Collaborated on a Craft Lager
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41
Accessible Commuter E-Bikes
Accessible Commuter E-Bikes
The Elby 9-Speed Offers Comfort, Storage, and Versatility
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40
Tree-Shaped Car-Charging Stations
Tree-Shaped Car-Charging Stations
COBE Unveiled a New Concept for Modular Electric Car Charging
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39
Youth-Focused Cruise Ships
Youth-Focused Cruise Ships
The Norwegian Bliss Boasts Laser Tag and a Race Track
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38
Impenetrable Enforcement Cars
Impenetrable Enforcement Cars
The Autonomous Police Vehicle Displays Alerts to Motorists
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37
Velvet Vehicle Wraps
Velvet Vehicle Wraps
Velvet Cars Dresses Up Vehicles with Its Deluxe Wraps
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36
Quick-Charge Electric Vehicles
Quick-Charge Electric Vehicles
The BYTON Concept Impresses with 250 Miles of Range at CES 2018
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35
In-Car Sampling Campaigns
In-Car Sampling Campaigns
'Cargo' is Teaming Up with Red Bull for the Super Bowl
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34
Flood-Proof Parking Structures
Flood-Proof Parking Structures
The 'Pop-up' Structure Withstands Flooding by Floating Above it
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33
Supercharged American Crossovers
Supercharged American Crossovers
The 2019 Ford Edge ST Boasts 335 Horsepower and Much More
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32
Hourly Car Rental Apps
Hourly Car Rental Apps
The Socar App Lets Users Rent Out Cars on Flexible Timelines
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31
Celebratory Restored Cars
Celebratory Restored Cars
A Restored Original Land Rover Celebrates the Brand's 70th Anniversary
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30
Autonomous Flying Sculptures
Autonomous Flying Sculptures
Studio Drift x BMW's Immersive Project Was Shown at Art Basel 2017
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29
Architect-Designed Car Showrooms
Architect-Designed Car Showrooms
The 'Genesis Gangnam' Was Designed by Prada's Store Architects
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28
Autonomous Delivery Cars
Autonomous Delivery Cars
Nuro's Self-Driving Delivery Vehicle Only Transports Goods, Not Humans
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27
Electric Sports Cars
Electric Sports Cars
Ampere Motor USA's Low-Slung Budget Electric Car Only Has Three Wheels
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26
Urban Folding Bikes
Urban Folding Bikes
The Seattle Cycles MetroBike Has Been Introduced at CES 2018
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25
Swordfish-Inspired Vessels
Swordfish-Inspired Vessels
The 'Kathreen' Sailing Yacht Has a Modern, Elegant Aesthetic
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24
Tactile Automotive Displays
Tactile Automotive Displays
The 3D Touch Surface Display Has Bumps & Grooves for Comfortable Use
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23
Signalling Commuter Bags
Signalling Commuter Bags
The 'Turn Signal Commuter Backpack' Shows Cyclists' Intentions
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22
Customizable Car Accessories
Customizable Car Accessories
MINI Yours Customized Lets Individuals Design and 3D Print Car Parts
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21
Rideshare-Accommodating Vehicles
Rideshare-Accommodating Vehicles
The Mercedes-Benz 'Smart Vision EQ' is Ready for the Future
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20
Designer Auto Fragrance Diffusers
Designer Auto Fragrance Diffusers
The CLEMT DM1 Premium Perfume Diffuser Smells Extravagant
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19
Smart Bike Lights
Smart Bike Lights
The Smart Bicycle Light Comes Equipped With Safety Features Like Turn Signals
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18
Connected Rent-a-Car Fleets
Connected Rent-a-Car Fleets
Avis' Wireless Fleet of Cars Was Tested in Kansas City
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17
Tactical First Aid Kits
Tactical First Aid Kits
The My Medic 'MyFAK' is Designed to be Rugged and Functional
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16
Electric Three-Wheeled Coupes
Electric Three-Wheeled Coupes
The Vanderhall Edison was Unveiled by the Company at CES 2018
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15
Chinese Electric Concept Cars
Chinese Electric Concept Cars
The Enverge is GAC's Attempt to Break into the Electric Car Market
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14
Sculpted Italian Supercars
Sculpted Italian Supercars
The Lamborghini Belador Merges Design and Technology Together
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13
Compact City-Friendly Trucks
Compact City-Friendly Trucks
The 'Mini Square' Urban Pickup Truck Concept has a Modular Design
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12
Energy Generating Monorails
Energy Generating Monorails
This Suspended Monorail Concept Has Turbines to Capture Wind Energy
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11
Miniature Vehicle Dash Cameras
Miniature Vehicle Dash Cameras
The YI Compact Dash Cam Records Footage in Crisp HD
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10
Remoteless Electric Skateboards
Remoteless Electric Skateboards
The Starkboard is the First Electric Skateboard Without a Remote
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9
Luxury Vintage SUVs
Luxury Vintage SUVs
Mercedes-Benz Redefined Its Vintage Collection with Modern Tech
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8
Autonomous Retail Vehicles
Autonomous Retail Vehicles
'e-Palette on Demand' is Toyota's Plan for the Future of Shopping
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7
Limited-Edition Electric Motorcycles
Limited-Edition Electric Motorcycles
The Cake 'Kalk' Motorcycle Offers Impressive Performance
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6
Angular Electric Sports Cars
Angular Electric Sports Cars
The 'Lumen' Electric Supercar Offers 250 Miles of Range
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5
Luxurious Night Buses
Luxurious Night Buses
The Simba Snoozeliner Contains Sleeping Pods With High Tech Bus Beds
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4
Multipurpose Bike Accessories
Multipurpose Bike Accessories
Seatylock Allows You to Lock Your Bike with Your Seat
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3
Road-Ready Electric Bikes
Road-Ready Electric Bikes
UBCO Electric Bikes are Now Legal to Drive in the USA
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2
Grocery-Hauling Car Concepts
Grocery-Hauling Car Concepts
The Robomart Brings Vegetables and Produce To Your Door
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1
Lightweight Vehicle Campers
Lightweight Vehicle Campers
The GFC Platform Off-Road Popup Camper Weighs in at Just 199 Pounds
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