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Top 80 Transportation Trends for July

From 5G-Connected Trains to VR Plane Cabins

— July 6, 2018 — Autos
The changing needs of a consumer impacts their journey just as much as their destination, which becomes apparent when looking at this list of July 2018 transportation trends, which offers insights that range from VR airlines to subscription-only vehicle services.

Some exciting new examples featured on this list include the deeper integration of technology into vehicles and other methods of transportation. The recently introduced Volvo M Brand perfectly exemplifies this as its "rethinking traditional car ownership" by creating an AI-infused app that helps a user pick a new car, based on their unique needs.

Other forms of transportation are adaptating technology to make a consumer's travels more comfortable and convenient. An example of this is the new emirates VR cabin, which offers a glimpse of the new plane. Users can also book seats through this app.
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
80
Shared Rider-Focused Redesigns
Shared Rider-Focused Redesigns
The Redesigned Lyft App Places and Emphasis on Shared Riding
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79
Improved City-Wide Network Proposals
Improved City-Wide Network Proposals
The Pennsylvania Partnership is Fighting for a 5G Network
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78
Company Event-Planning Platforms
Company Event-Planning Platforms
'Kabric' Simplifies Planning for HR Professionals
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77
Lightweight Rideshare Apps
Lightweight Rideshare Apps
'Uber Lite' is Data-Conservative and Only Five Megabytes
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76
Autonomous Hill Climbs
Autonomous Hill Climbs
Robocar is an Autonomous Vehicle Taking on the Goodwood Hill Climb
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75
Autonomous Car Communication Devices
Autonomous Car Communication Devices
The 'Stewart II' Informs Drivers of the Vehicle's Intentions
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74
5G-Connected Train Cars
5G-Connected Train Cars
The Sencity Rail Multi Antenna Brings 5G Connectivity to Train Cars
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73
Laser-Based Vehicle Vision
Laser-Based Vehicle Vision
Luminar is Partnering with Volvo to Help Build Autonomous Vehicles
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72
5G Frequency Tests
5G Frequency Tests
Toronto's Rogers Centre Stadium is Set to Expand Its Technology Testing
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71
In-App Airport Ride-Share Functions
In-App Airport Ride-Share Functions
Southwest Airlines and Lyft Formed a Convenient Partnership
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70
Community-Engaging Urban Challenges
Community-Engaging Urban Challenges
Pittsburgh Undertakes Ford's City of Tomorrow Challenge
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69
App-Controlled Self-Driving Cars
App-Controlled Self-Driving Cars
A Fleet of Electric Autonomous Vehicles are Launching in Rouen
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68
5G-Connected Train Systems
5G-Connected Train Systems
KDDI and Samsung Plan to Launch a 5G Train in Japan By 2020
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67
Powerful Hybrid Electric Cars
Powerful Hybrid Electric Cars
The Volvo S60 Polestar Will Compete with BMW's M Series
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66
Internet-Connected Luxury Vehicles
Internet-Connected Luxury Vehicles
Tesla's Premium Connectivity Package Ensure Constant Internet
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65
AI-Assisted Trailer Parking
AI-Assisted Trailer Parking
Volkswagen's 'Trailer Assist' System Helps Park Caravans
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64
Autonomous Vehicle Technology Startups
Autonomous Vehicle Technology Startups
Argo AI is a Entrepreneurial Company, Located in Pittsburgh
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63
5G-Connected Car Systems
5G-Connected Car Systems
Audi and Huawei are Introducing 5G Connectivity to Its Vehicles for 2020
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62
AI Car-Sharing Services
AI Car-Sharing Services
The Volvo M Brand Studies Drivers and Tells Them Which Car to Rent
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61
Usage-Tracking Car Accessories
Usage-Tracking Car Accessories
'KarConnect' Offers Real-Time Driving Monitoring and More
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60
Car-Buying Chatbots
Car-Buying Chatbots
The Valassis Digital Chatbot Can Help Find the Best Car for Any User
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59
Vehicle-Jumpstarting Power Banks
Vehicle-Jumpstarting Power Banks
The NOCO GB40 UltraSafe Jump Starter Charges Devices and More
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58
Toy Car Scavenger Hunts
Toy Car Scavenger Hunts
Hyundai's Scavenger Hunt Features Hidden Toys Throughout LA
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57
Hotel-Partnered Mobile Meditation Studios
Hotel-Partnered Mobile Meditation Studios
The Be Time Bus Will Park Outside James Nomad Hotel
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56
Bike-Securing Rack Accessories
Bike-Securing Rack Accessories
The 'NEXIBI' Acts as a Storage Solution and a Bike Lock
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55
Limited Anniversary Motorcycles
Limited Anniversary Motorcycles
Ducati is Celebrating 25 Years with the Monster 1200
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54
Celebratory Concept Cars
Celebratory Concept Cars
The Porsche 911 Speedster Concept Celebrates the Brand's First Car
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53
Futuristic Air Capture Plants
Futuristic Air Capture Plants
This Plant Reduces the Cost of Converting CO2 Into Purified Gas
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52
Artful 60s-Inspired Toy Cars
Artful 60s-Inspired Toy Cars
These Toy Car Miniatures are Fun for Kids and Adults Alike
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51
Subscription-Only Vehicles
Subscription-Only Vehicles
The S60 T8 Polestar is a Performance-Focused Hybrid Vehicle From Volvo
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50
Family-Friendly E-Bikes
Family-Friendly E-Bikes
Riese & Muller's 'Packster 40' Has Plenty of Comfy Cargo Space
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49
Luxe Car-Transporting Services
Luxe Car-Transporting Services
Etihad's Flightvalet Service Transports Cars to Rich Vacationers
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48
Nomadic Professional Workstations
Nomadic Professional Workstations
The 'City' Table Allows for Quick Disassembly and Transportation
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47
Powerful Urban Eco Scooters
Powerful Urban Eco Scooters
The Ather 450 Scooter is Supported by the AtherGrid Charging Stations
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46
Mass-Produced Autonomous Busses
Mass-Produced Autonomous Busses
A Fleet of Baidu Self-Driving Buses Will Launch in Japan in 2019
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45
Comfy Kid-Carrying E-Bikes
Comfy Kid-Carrying E-Bikes
'The Load' is a New E-Bike from Riese & Muller
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44
Hands-Free Cruising Cars
Hands-Free Cruising Cars
Cadillac's Super Cruise Employs LIDAR Tech for Long Leisurely Drives
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43
Versatile Hybrid E-Bikes
Versatile Hybrid E-Bikes
The Hi-Power Cycles Scout is Both Road- and Trail-Friendly
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42
Adjustable Biomass-Burning Stoves
Adjustable Biomass-Burning Stoves
The FYRO Stove Offers Consistent Heat for Cooking and Grilling
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41
Stand-Up Personal Transportation Aids
Stand-Up Personal Transportation Aids
The 'CrickIT' Offers Multiple Mobility Uses and Functions
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40
Automotive Art Galleries
Automotive Art Galleries
The UX Art Space Shares Artist Interpretations of the Lexus UX
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39
VR Airline Experiences
VR Airline Experiences
A New Emirates VR Cabin Experience Gives Users a Glimpse of a New Plane
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38
Multifunctional Metropolis Transportation Vehicles
Multifunctional Metropolis Transportation Vehicles
The 'LADA L-ego' Electric Vehicle is Futuristic
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37
Autonomous Shared Taxi Vehicles
Autonomous Shared Taxi Vehicles
The 'VOY' Electric Taxi Provides a Semi-Private Way to Get Around
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36
Flexible Travel-Friendly Hangers
Flexible Travel-Friendly Hangers
The 'HandyHNGR' Folds and Bends for Easy Transportation
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35
Architecture-Inspired Supercars
Architecture-Inspired Supercars
The Ferrari Gothica Rossa Concept is Sculpted and Demure
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34
Old-Fashioned Electric Bikes
Old-Fashioned Electric Bikes
The WATT Bikes Electric Bicycles Come in Three Models
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33
Angular Octagonal SUVs
Angular Octagonal SUVs
The 2019 Audi Q8 SUV is Powerful and Packed with the Latest Technology
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32
Digital Motorcyclist Accessories
Digital Motorcyclist Accessories
BMW's Accessory Line Connects the Bike, Helmet and Phone
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31
Emerald Water-Filled Hotels
Emerald Water-Filled Hotels
The Punta Caliza Hotel Offers a Luxurious and Intimate Getaway
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30
Autonomous Electric Car Concepts
Autonomous Electric Car Concepts
The Byton K-Byte Concept Boasts a Host of Modern Features
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29
Design-Forward Autonomous Cars
Design-Forward Autonomous Cars
The Byton K-Byte is the Chinese Company's First Sedan Concept
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28
Rugged Urban Cyclist Shorts
Rugged Urban Cyclist Shorts
The Mission Workshop Loch Shorts are Ready for Commuting or Sport
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27
Folding Last-Mile Electric Bikes
Folding Last-Mile Electric Bikes
The Swagtron 'SwagCycle Pro' Reaches Speeds of Up to 18mph
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26
AI-Powered Cardboard Robots
AI-Powered Cardboard Robots
Smartibot is a DIY Cardboard Robot That Uses Artificial Intelligence
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25
Sleek Eco-Friendly Boats
Sleek Eco-Friendly Boats
The Q30 Electric Boat Offers 42 Nautical Miles of Range
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24
Demure Drone-Inspired Vehicles
Demure Drone-Inspired Vehicles
The DJI Mavic Car is Aerodynamic and Streamlined
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23
Automatic First-Time Motorcycles
Automatic First-Time Motorcycles
The Kalk Electric Motorbike Was Made Just for Beginners
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22
Portable Wireless Charger Kits
Portable Wireless Charger Kits
The Mophie Charge Stream Travel Kit Keeps Users Connected
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21
Floating Car Rooftop Tents
Floating Car Rooftop Tents
The GentleTent 'GT Roof' Tent Serves Multiple Purposes When Camping
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20
Efficient Electric Sports Cars
Efficient Electric Sports Cars
The Porsche 911 Mission E is Aerodynamic and Stylish
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19
Action Cam Toy Cars
Action Cam Toy Cars
The Hot Wheels 'Zoom In' Car was Developed by Mattel and GoPro
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18
Ultra-Wide Wheelbase Sports Cars
Ultra-Wide Wheelbase Sports Cars
The Conceptual Citroën Neutron Takes an Unconventional Approach
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17
Miniature Toy-Inspired EVs
Miniature Toy-Inspired EVs
The 'Spirit City' Electric Vehicle is Designed for Two Passengers
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16
Luxurious Dorky Accessories
Luxurious Dorky Accessories
Fendi Gives the Headband Umbrella a Logo-Centric Fashion-Forward Twist
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15
Low-Maintenance Performance Bikes
Low-Maintenance Performance Bikes
The Priority 600 Bicycle Was Made to Easily Ride On or Off-Road
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14
Conceptual Italian Racer Motorcycles
Conceptual Italian Racer Motorcycles
The BIMOTA EB1 Concept Motorcycle Boasts an Electric Motor
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13
Cost-Effective Commuting Bikes
Cost-Effective Commuting Bikes
The ONYX Motorbike is the Perfect Public Transportation Solution
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12
Affordable Electronic Bikes
Affordable Electronic Bikes
Analog Motion's AM1 Looks and Costs the Same as a Standard Ride
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11
Practical Folding Urbanite Bikes
Practical Folding Urbanite Bikes
The Kruschhausen Cycles 'Fiiz' Collapses in Just 20 Seconds
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10
Ultra-Lightweight Dirt Bikes
Ultra-Lightweight Dirt Bikes
The Freerider Electric Dirt Bike Was Made for Both Teens and Adults
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9
Sporty All-Terrain SUVs
Sporty All-Terrain SUVs
The Suzuki Jimny 4x4 Makes Weekend Excursions Easy
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8
Modern Bike Storage Pods
Modern Bike Storage Pods
The Alpen Bike Capsule is a Unique and Stylish Way to Keep Bikes Safe
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7
Feature-Rich Eco Camper Vans
Feature-Rich Eco Camper Vans
The Nissan NV300 and e-NV200 Campers are Ready for Summer Day Trips
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6
Moving-Friendly Furniture
Moving-Friendly Furniture
The 'Element No.1' Table is Easily Assembled and Disassembled
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5
Futuristic Driver-Encapsulating Motorcycles
Futuristic Driver-Encapsulating Motorcycles
The Bugatti Type 100M Concept Motorbike is Powerful
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4
High-Speed Electric Bikes
High-Speed Electric Bikes
The Ethec Electric Motorcycle is a Sophisticated Travel Option
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3
Luxurious Celebratory Super Cars
Luxurious Celebratory Super Cars
The Limited-Edition Nissan GT-R50 Has a Hand-Assembled V6 Engine
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2
Retro Three-Wheeled Electric Cars
Retro Three-Wheeled Electric Cars
The Nobe 100 is Compact and Easily Upgraded
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1
Ultra-Modern Beach Houses
Ultra-Modern Beach Houses
Dune Road House Offers High-End Finishes as Well as Views of the Ocean
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