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Top 60 Auto Ideas in May

From Lightweight Hybrid Vehicles to Gold-Plated Dream Cars

— May 22, 2016 — Autos
While it may seem like electric vehicles are the future of the auto industry, the May 2016 auto trends reveal a continued demand for luxury sports cars. As a result, there is a growing divide when it comes to practical vehicles versus those that are just for show.

On the one hand, many manufacturers are creating practical cars that are better adapted to city life. This largely refers to hybrid vehicles that are more efficient than their gas-guzzling counterparts. New city-specific features also include air filtration systems that eliminate exhaust pollution, as well as safety features that make it easier for drivers to share the road with cyclists and pedestrians.

On the other hand, many manufacturers are still producing dream cars for the luxury market. One example is the Nissan GT-R, which was recently adorned with a gold chrome finish both inside and out. Another example is the brand new Aston Martin Vantage GTS, which features a classic design and high-tech upgrades.
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Eco-Friendly Tech Support Vehicles
Eco-Friendly Tech Support Vehicles
The Best Buy Geek Squad will Now Drive the Toyota Prius c
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59
Remotely Connected SUVs
Remotely Connected SUVs
The New Ford Escape 2017 Allows Drivers Remote Access To Their SUV
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58
Sporty Saloon Cars
Sporty Saloon Cars
The New Jaguar XE S Combines Saloon Functionality With Turbocharged Performance
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57
Iconic Hybrid Vehicles
Iconic Hybrid Vehicles
The Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Offers An Eco-Friendly Driving Experience
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56
Autonomous Public Transportation
Autonomous Public Transportation
Beverly Hills Discusses a Program to Develop Futuristic System
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55
Updated Mid-Sized Cars
Updated Mid-Sized Cars
The New Audi A3 Features an Improved Engine and Safety Upgrades
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54
Fuel-Efficient Hybrid Cars
Fuel-Efficient Hybrid Cars
The Honda Accord Hybrid Offers More Power With Less Fuel
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53
Air-Filtering Vehicles
Air-Filtering Vehicles
The Updated Tesla Model S Features HEPA Air Filtration
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52
Affordable Luxury Cars
Affordable Luxury Cars
The Lexus IS Sedan Blends Luxury, Performance and Affordability
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51
Aerodynamic Sports Cars
Aerodynamic Sports Cars
The New Mercedes-AMG C 63 Cabriolet Comes In Standard and Sport Models
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50
Baseball-Inspired Trucks
Baseball-Inspired Trucks
The Ford F-150 MVP Edition Truck Design Celebrates the Kansas City Royals
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49
Two-Seater Training Cars
Two-Seater Training Cars
This Two-Seater Car is Equipped With Obstacle Detection & Remote Control
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48
Sport-Focused Hybrid Cars
Sport-Focused Hybrid Cars
The Honda Acura MDX Features a Top-Notch Hybrid Powertrain
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47
Turbocharged Race Cars
Turbocharged Race Cars
This Aston Martin Race Car Offers No-Holds-Barred Performance
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46
Purist British Cars
Purist British Cars
This Brand New Aston Martin Features a Three-Pedal Control Setup
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45
Intuitive Car Systems
Intuitive Car Systems
'Toyota Connected' is a Vision for Cars of the Future Created with Microsoft
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44
Self-Driving Software Tests
Self-Driving Software Tests
Model S and X Owners Can Enjoy a Free Month-Long Tesla Autopilot Trial
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43
Exclusive Redesigned Cars
Exclusive Redesigned Cars
The Aston Martin Vantage GTS Will Only Be Sold In the American Market
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42
Luxury Sport Utility Vehicles
Luxury Sport Utility Vehicles
The New Ford Explorer Offers Improved Engine and Design Features
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41
Headlight-Less Cars
Headlight-Less Cars
This Self-Driving Ford Fusion Hybrid Has Night Vision
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40
Premium Mid-Size SUVs
Premium Mid-Size SUVs
The Infiniti QX Sport Inspiration Features Versatile Driving Modes
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39
Impeccable Electric Cars
Impeccable Electric Cars
The Tesla Model 3 Makes Sustainable Transportation Affordable
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38
Turbocharged Grand Tourer Cars
Turbocharged Grand Tourer Cars
The New Mercedes AMG GT R Features a 570-Horsepower Engine
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37
Inclusive Car Showrooms
Inclusive Car Showrooms
This New Vauxhall Showroom Features a Cafe and Kids' Gaming Section
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36
Family-Focused SUVs
Family-Focused SUVs
This Off-Road Vehicle Keeps Families Comfortable During Bumpy Rides
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35
Endurant Race Cars
Endurant Race Cars
This Toyota Race Car Features An Upgraded Aerodynamics Package
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34
Supercharged Police Trucks
Supercharged Police Trucks
The Ford F-150 Special Service Vehicle is Ready for Law Enforcement
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33
Lightweight Hybrid Cars
Lightweight Hybrid Cars
This Re-Engineered Subaru BRZ Features Dual Electric Motors
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32
Flagship Luxury Cars
Flagship Luxury Cars
This New Nissan Infinity Features a Supremely Advanced V6 Engine
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31
Supercharged Luxury Cars
Supercharged Luxury Cars
The Bentley Continental GT Speed is the Fastest Production Bentley Ever
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30
Supercharged Race Cars
Supercharged Race Cars
This Mercedes Formula One Car is a Silent Killer On the Track
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29
Conceptual Exposed Vehicles
Conceptual Exposed Vehicles
The Naked Jaguar Opts for a Visible Framework Inspired by Motorcyles
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28
Oil Brand City Vehicles
Oil Brand City Vehicles
The Shell Project M Concept Car Features a Fuel Economy of 89mpg
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27
Tile-Display SUVs
Tile-Display SUVs
This Concept SUV Lets Drivers Rearrange the Infotainment Display
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26
Heavy-Duty Hybrid Excavators
Heavy-Duty Hybrid Excavators
This Komatsu Excavator is Super Fuel-Efficient
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25
Supremely Speedy Supercars
Supremely Speedy Supercars
The Hennessey Venom GT Spyder is the World's Fastest Convertible
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24
Carbon Fiber Race Cars
Carbon Fiber Race Cars
This New Volvo is Designed For the World Touring Car Championship
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23
Rugged Off-Road SUVs
Rugged Off-Road SUVs
The new Jeep Wrangler Rubicon is Designed For Off-Road Use
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22
Autonomous Taxi Services
Autonomous Taxi Services
nuTonomy's Fleet of Self-Driving Taxis Aims to Disrupt Transportation
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21
Luxurious Extended Sedans
Luxurious Extended Sedans
This Audi A8 L is a Six-Door Long Vehicle Outfitted with Ample Comforts
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20
Sleek Edgy Snow Vehicles
Sleek Edgy Snow Vehicles
The 'Snoped' Snow Mobile is Crafted from Sheet Metal for Sharp Edges
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19
Elongated Luxury Vehicles
Elongated Luxury Vehicles
This Long-Wheelbase Mercedes E-Class Targets the Chinese Car Market
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18
Trucking Storage Racks
Trucking Storage Racks
The Decked Storage Rack Allows Improved Utility and Organization
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17
3D-Printed Car Headlights
3D-Printed Car Headlights
3E Rapid Prototyping is Creating Printed Automotive Parts for Ford
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16
Tactical Combat Trucks
Tactical Combat Trucks
The Oshkosh LCTV Features an Armor Military Aesthetic for Off-Roading
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15
Autonomous Aerodynamic Shipping Trucks
Autonomous Aerodynamic Shipping Trucks
The Zoltan Major Concept Truck is Beautiful and Functional
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14
Driverless Racing Cars
Driverless Racing Cars
Roborace Reveals the Daniel Simon's Designs for the Big Event
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13
Century-Celebrating Cars
Century-Celebrating Cars
These Special Edition BMW 7 Series Vehicles Are Supremely Exclusive
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12
Pioneering 3D-Printed Cars
Pioneering 3D-Printed Cars
Local Motors' 'LM3D Swim' is a Car Made of 75% 3D-Printed Parts
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11
Cumbersome Truck Stunts
Cumbersome Truck Stunts
This Volvo Truck Stunt Showcases the FH16 Trucks' Crawler Gear System
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10
Driverless Transportation Pods
Driverless Transportation Pods
Singapore's GRT Pods Could Revolutionize Public Transport
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9
Gold-Plated Dream Cars
Gold-Plated Dream Cars
This Nissan GT-R Has Been Transformed into a Gold Car Using Paint and More
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8
Compact Public Transportation Vehicles
Compact Public Transportation Vehicles
The 'Tempo' Compact Vehicle Offers Space for Two Riders
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7
Ultra-Luxurious Limousines
Ultra-Luxurious Limousines
The New BMW 7 Series Cars Feature Truly Opulent Interiors
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6
Multi-Terrain Tactical Vehicles
Multi-Terrain Tactical Vehicles
The 'Inde Amphimobile' Could Revolutionize Driving Capabilities
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5
All-Terrain Flying Vehicles
All-Terrain Flying Vehicles
The SkyRunner MK 3.2 is a Versatile Vehicle for Land and Sky Travel
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4
Powerful Off-Road SUVs
Powerful Off-Road SUVs
This Mid-Size SUV Includes a Slate Of Off-Road Safety Equipment
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3
Sporty Amphibious Cars
Sporty Amphibious Cars
The Amphiborgini Was Made By SeaRoader Amphibious Vehicles
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2
Futuristic Auto Cockpits
Futuristic Auto Cockpits
Peugeot's i-Cockpit Transforms Vehicular Control and Interior Appearance
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1
Pedal-Powered Cars
Pedal-Powered Cars
The PodRide Lets You Get Around Easily In Different Environments
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