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Top 80 Autos Trends in May

From Car-Cooling Tents to Airless Bicycle Tires

— May 27, 2017 — Autos
The May 2017 autos trends are emblematic of the bleeding edge of the automotive industry, as the coming months represent the beginning of auto show season. As a result, aggressive and impressive vehicle concepts abound, with ideas and innovations that seem impossible today and yet could very well be commonplace in the not-so-distant future.

The Volkswagen I.D. Crozz concept is one such example. The unfortunate side-effect of the post-industrial world's reliance on automobiles is a high level of smog. The electric vehicle contains a state-of-the-art air filtration system that "promises the air quality of the Himalayas while driving through downtown Shanghai" according to Car Buzz.

The LYNK & CO 03, on the other hand, puts completely non-traditional selling points at the fore. Though swift and high performing, the biggest benefit of the connected car is that it comes with a free, unlimited Wi-Fi plan.
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Activity
Freshness
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Record-Setting Carnival Rides
Record-Setting Carnival Rides
The World's Fastest Bumper Car Can Hit Up to 107 Mph
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79
Car Delivery Websites
Car Delivery Websites
Deliver My Ride Offers Online Car Purchasing and Leasing
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78
Detailed Car Listing Apps
Detailed Car Listing Apps
The Carousell Motors App Offers In-Depth Car Listings in Singapore
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77
Italian Rubber-Infused Skis
Italian Rubber-Infused Skis
The Pirelli Blossom Skis Cut Vibrations by 60 Percent
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76
Driveway De-Icing Pouches
Driveway De-Icing Pouches
SPLASH's Ice Melts Come in Resealable, Ready-to-Use Shaker Bags
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75
Dispensary-Sponsored Drifters
Dispensary-Sponsored Drifters
Shango Premium Cannabis Will Sponsor Danny George's PRO2 Drift Car
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74
Roady-Ready Self-Driving Cars
Roady-Ready Self-Driving Cars
GM's 'Super Cruise' System is Debuting in the Cadillac CT6
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73
Hybrid Electric Police Cars
Hybrid Electric Police Cars
The Ford Police Responder Hybrid Sedan is an Eco-Friendly Cruiser
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72
Wholesale Price Car Apps
Wholesale Price Car Apps
Vinny Allows Consumers to View the Wholesale Pricing of the Car They Want
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71
Catch-All Car Seats
Catch-All Car Seats
The Catchie is a Three-In-One Car Seat for Toddlers
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70
Testable Car Purchasing Sites
Testable Car Purchasing Sites
Hellocar Gives Consumers the Chance to Test Out Their Car for a Week
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69
App-Based Car Leases
App-Based Car Leases
AutoGravity Aims to Ease the Process of Car Financing
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68
Comprehensive Used Car Apps
Comprehensive Used Car Apps
iSeeCars Offers the Largest Selection of Used Vehicles Online
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67
App-Connected Shuttle Services
App-Connected Shuttle Services
Lyft Shuttle is a Rideshare Service with Fixed Routes and Buses
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66
Augmented Dealership Cars
Augmented Dealership Cars
The Jeep Compass Visualiser Shows AR Cars in Dealerships
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65
Business-Focused Ridesharing Features
Business-Focused Ridesharing Features
Uber Central is Designed for Businesses' Clients
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64
Celebratory Supercar Chronographs
Celebratory Supercar Chronographs
The Techframe Ferrari 70 Years is Limited to 210 Pieces
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63
Speed-Checking Chatbots
Speed-Checking Chatbots
The Infiniti Q60 SpeedBot Instantly Finds Almost Any Car's 0-60 Time
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62
Zero-Emissions Hydrogen Trucks
Zero-Emissions Hydrogen Trucks
This Big Rig Truck was Retrofitted by Toyota to Run on Hydrogen
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61
American-Built SUVs
American-Built SUVs
The Subaru Ascent Concept Three-Row SUV Holds Seven Passengers
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60
Car Company Webisodes
Car Company Webisodes
Chevrolet's 'Small Talk' Webisodes are Designed for Millennial Drivers
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59
Modular Energy Storage Systems
Modular Energy Storage Systems
The Mercedes-Benz Energy System is for the Home
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58
Team Jersey Air Fresheners
Team Jersey Air Fresheners
KIA Motors' Automotive Air Fresheners Boast NBA-Themed Scents
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57
Real-Life Toy Pickups
Real-Life Toy Pickups
The Toyota Hilux Tonka Truck Celebrates the Brand's Australian Sales Success
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56
Emoji Car Horns
Emoji Car Horns
This April Fool's Day Ad Introduces 'Honda Horn Emojis'
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55
E-Cargo Delivery Trikes
E-Cargo Delivery Trikes
Urban Arrow's Delivery Vehicles Have the Potential to Replace Trucks
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54
Electric Car Charging Towers
Electric Car Charging Towers
Ennead Architects' Car Charging Tower Could Replace Gas Stations
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53
Moveable Parking Space Indicators
Moveable Parking Space Indicators
These Mobile Parking Signs Keep Drivers Informed of Order
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52
Digital AI Car Assistants
Digital AI Car Assistants
German Autolabs is Now offering a Smart Mobile Device for Cars
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51
Iconic Luxury Car Redesigns
Iconic Luxury Car Redesigns
The 2018 Buick Regal Sportback and TourX Target Younger Buyers
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50
Air-Filtering Crossover Concepts
Air-Filtering Crossover Concepts
The Volkswagen I.D. Crozz Provides Passengers Clean Air Anywhere
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49
Downsized Luxury Sports Cars
Downsized Luxury Sports Cars
The Four-cylinder Jaguar F-Type is Cheaper and More Fuel Efficient
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48
Automotive Rewards Apps
Automotive Rewards Apps
Speedpass+ Helps Motorists Pay for Fuel and Car Washes
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47
Custom Horse Hair Cars
Custom Horse Hair Cars
The Vilner Design Mustang GT Features Real Mustang Leather and Hair
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46
Robotically Accessible Traffic Lights
Robotically Accessible Traffic Lights
Evgeny Arinin's Traffic Light Design Works Better for Robots
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45
Promotional V8 Ringtones
Promotional V8 Ringtones
Ford's 2018 Mustang GT Ringtone Shows Off the Muscle Car's New Features
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44
Speedy Special Edition SUVs
Speedy Special Edition SUVs
The Chevrolet Tahoe RST is a Performance-focused Family Hauler
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43
Automaker Personal Driver Programs
Automaker Personal Driver Programs
Lincoln Chauffeur Lets Owners Request A Private Driver Via App
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42
Angrily Elegant Sportscars
Angrily Elegant Sportscars
The All-new BMW M4 Cs Features More Power and a Racier Look
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41
Sleek Electric Autonomous Cars
Sleek Electric Autonomous Cars
The Skoda 'Vision E' Concept Electric Car is a Futuristic Design
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40
Novel Connected Car Models
Novel Connected Car Models
The LYNK & CO 03 is the Newest Model from the Connected Car Company
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39
Record-Breaking Performance SUVs
Record-Breaking Performance SUVs
The Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk is the Fastest SUV Ever
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38
3D-Printed Airplane Parts
3D-Printed Airplane Parts
Norsk Titanium Has Developed a 3D Printing Process for Titanium Parts
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37
Concept Car Spa Soirees
Concept Car Spa Soirees
This Buick Style Event Boasted Manicures in Honor of the Buick Avista
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36
Sporty Electric Concept Coupes
Sporty Electric Concept Coupes
The Audi E-tron Sportback Concept Has Over 300 Miles of Range
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35
One-Way Car Rental Apps
One-Way Car Rental Apps
AAA's Gig Car Share App Doesn't Make You Pay to Park
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34
Ultra-light F1 Concept Cars
Ultra-light F1 Concept Cars
The Renault RS 2027 Vision is Debuting at Auto Shanghai
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33
Universal Vehicle Trash Bins
Universal Vehicle Trash Bins
The 'DRIVE' Car Garbage Can is Able to be Placed Anywhere in the Car
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32
Free-Flowing Compact Luxury Cars
Free-Flowing Compact Luxury Cars
The Mercedes-Benz Concept A Sedan Previews a New Design Language
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31
Ruggedly Stylish City Cars
Ruggedly Stylish City Cars
The Smart ForFour Crosstown Edition Features Detachable Off-road Parts
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30
Air Filtration Billboards
Air Filtration Billboards
Toyota's "Eco-Billboard" Removes Nitrogen Dioxide from the Air
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29
Upcycled Automotive Timepieces
Upcycled Automotive Timepieces
This REC Watch is Made From Original Porsche 911 Parts
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28
Female-Focused Chinese Crossovers
Female-Focused Chinese Crossovers
The Pink Zotye SR9 Goddess Will Debut at the Shanghai Auto Show
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27
Urban Explorer SUVs
Urban Explorer SUVs
The Toyota FT-4X Concept Car Vehicle is for Urban Streets and Exploration
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26
Lightweight Bike Wheel Lights
Lightweight Bike Wheel Lights
The Wheely Bicycle Light Offers Compact Nighttime Bike Safety
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25
Rugged Chinese Luxury SUVs
Rugged Chinese Luxury SUVs
The Hybrid Jeep Yunti Concept is Set to Debut at the Shanghai Auto Show
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24
Seductive Concept Sports Cars
Seductive Concept Sports Cars
The Mazda Shinshi is Designed from the Driver Seat Outward
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23
Butterfly Door English EVs
Butterfly Door English EVs
The MG E-Motion Previews a Sportier Future for the Iconic British Brand
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22
Dog-Friendly SUVs
Dog-Friendly SUVs
The Nissan Rogue Dogue is Perfect for Porting Pups
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21
Retro Electric Sports Cars
Retro Electric Sports Cars
The Kreisel Evex 910e Takes Inspiration from Vintage Speedsters
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20
Futuristic Butterfly Door Vehicles
Futuristic Butterfly Door Vehicles
This Porsche 911E Concept Features a Retractable Spoiler
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19
Sports Car-Inspired Crossovers
Sports Car-Inspired Crossovers
The Chevrolet FNR-X Crossover Concept is Exceptionally Styled
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18
Suicide Door Chinese Sedans
Suicide Door Chinese Sedans
The Lynk & Co 02 Looks Ready to Take on the World's Best Luxury Cars
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17
Anti-Distraction Smartphone Docks
Anti-Distraction Smartphone Docks
The 'RiVE' Dock Scales Down Devices to Help You Drive Safer
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16
Vehicular Motion Cradles
Vehicular Motion Cradles
The 'Max Motor Dreams' Baby Cradle Mimics a Ride in the Car
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15
Airless Bicycle Tires
Airless Bicycle Tires
Bridgestone's Airless Tires Do Not Need to Be Inflated
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14
Convertible German Crossovers
Convertible German Crossovers
The Volkswagen T-Roc Will Be Put into Production and Sold Stateside
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13
Dashing Chinese Electric Cars
Dashing Chinese Electric Cars
The Qiantu K50 Has Rooftop Solar Panels and a Max Range of 250 Miles
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12
Vehicular Emergency Multitools
Vehicular Emergency Multitools
The INGEAR 'AutoXscape' 3-in-1 Escape Tool is a Vehicle Must-Have
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11
Futuristic Italian Grand Tourers
Futuristic Italian Grand Tourers
The Maserati Hommage is a Driver-Focused Concept for 2049
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10
3D-Printed Electric Motorcycles
3D-Printed Electric Motorcycles
The Italian Volt Personal Motorcycles are Efficient and Stylish
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9
Sports Car-Inspired Motorcycles
Sports Car-Inspired Motorcycles
The '618' Two-Wheeled Motorcycles are Inspired by the Porsche 911
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8
Updated Electric Truck Timelines
Updated Electric Truck Timelines
Elon Musk Shares Debut Dates for Tesla Electric Truck and Semi
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7
Pricey Titanium Supercars
Pricey Titanium Supercars
The One-off Vulcano Titanium Has a Price Tag of $10 Million
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6
Legendary Rocker Luxury Cars
Legendary Rocker Luxury Cars
The Rolls-Royce Inspired by Music Collection Honors British Musicians
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5
Collaboration Suspension Sneakers
Collaboration Suspension Sneakers
The Adidas x Porsche Design Bounce S4 Lux Sports Shoe is Stylish
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4
Car-Cooling Tents
Car-Cooling Tents
The 'Lanmodo' Car Tents Protect Vehicles of All Sizes
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3
Historical Italian Concept Cars
Historical Italian Concept Cars
The Alfa Romeo 6c DiscoVolante Pays Tribute to Two Classic Cars
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2
Retro Italian Supercar Concepts
Retro Italian Supercar Concepts
Slimane Toubal's Ferrari 250 Concepts Pay Tribute to the 1960s
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1
Vehicular Camping Bed Frames
Vehicular Camping Bed Frames
The 'Camperbox' Backseat Bed Makes Car Camping a Comfy Experience
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