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Top 60 Auto Concepts in October

From Shared Electric Cars to Autonomous Construction Trucks

— October 29, 2016 — Autos
These October 2016 auto concepts range from shared electric cars to autonomous construction trucks that are changing the way we transport building materials. The month's most notable standouts include self-driving car sensors like Velodyne's 'LiDAR' device that uses patented laser detector technology to identify objects and road obstacles while giving drivers peace of mind.

When looking at the month's compact vehicles, standouts include the sleek 'Amber One' concept car which aims to change the ride-sharing industry. The car is designed for co-ownership and sharing rather than for purchase and fuses function and compact design with elegant and modern aesthetics.

Other memorable October 2016 auto concepts include rugged rescue vehicles that are designed to withstand rough terrain while boasting other impressive features like a solar charging function that powers devices even in areas where a traditional source of electricity is unavailable.
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Wireless Vehicular Device Chargers
Wireless Vehicular Device Chargers
The 'Put2Go' Car Dock Wirelessly Charges and Mounts Devices
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59
Autonomous Automotive Kits
Autonomous Automotive Kits
The Comma One Incorporates Self-Driving Technology Into Your Car
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58
Turbocharged Track Cars
Turbocharged Track Cars
The Nissan GT-R Track Edition Offers Increased Stability and Power
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57
Vehicular Range-Expanding Turbines
Vehicular Range-Expanding Turbines
The MiTRE Micro-Turbine System Expands Electric Vehicles' Range
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56
Turbocharged Miniature Cars
Turbocharged Miniature Cars
The JCW Clubman Car Offers Impressive Speed and Supreme Control
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55
Transformative Car-Dealing Apps
Transformative Car-Dealing Apps
The Blinker App Helps People Easily Buy and Sell Used Vehicles
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54
Gigantic Car-Charging Stations
Gigantic Car-Charging Stations
Norway's Electric Vehicle Charging Station is the World's Biggest
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53
Surroundings-Sensing Trucks
Surroundings-Sensing Trucks
The Bosch VisionX Sets a Precedent for Trucks of the Future
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52
Refreshed Family SUVs
Refreshed Family SUVs
The New Nissan Rogue Makes Picking Up the Kids From School a Stylish Affair
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51
Cloud-Connected Car Dashboards
Cloud-Connected Car Dashboards
The Mercedes-Benz 'In Car Office' Makes Drivers More Efficient
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50
3D-Printed Automotive Skins
3D-Printed Automotive Skins
'Effect Skins' Offer a Way to Customize the Classic Daihatsu Copen
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49
Long-Range Bomber Aircraft
Long-Range Bomber Aircraft
This Next-Generation Strike Bomber Can Attack Targets Worldwide
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48
Superlative Sub-Compact Cars
Superlative Sub-Compact Cars
This Kia Rio Five-Door Car Offers Premium Interior Amenities
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47
Self-Driven Ridesharing Services
Self-Driven Ridesharing Services
The Spiri Carpool Service Lets You Be the Driver
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46
Supplementary Electric Bikes
Supplementary Electric Bikes
The Peugeot eF01 Electric Vehicle Bike is Designed for Car Owners
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45
Powerhouse Fuel Cell Trucks
Powerhouse Fuel Cell Trucks
The Nikola Semi Offers 2,000 Horsepower From An Eco-Friendly Setup
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44
Immersive Training Aircraft
Immersive Training Aircraft
The T-X Aircraft Will Help Prepare Next-Generation Pilots For War
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43
Factory-Fitted Helmet Displays
Factory-Fitted Helmet Displays
This HUD System Can Be Attached to Helmets During Manufacturing
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42
Delivery Drone Van Ports
Delivery Drone Van Ports
The Vision Van's Roof Serves as a Launch Pad for Delivery Drones
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41
Off-Grid Military Trucks
Off-Grid Military Trucks
This Chevrolet Colorado-Based Vehicle Uses Fuel Cell Technology
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40
Automotive LEGO Kits
Automotive LEGO Kits
This Caterham 620R Kit Lets You Recreate a Supercharged Road Car
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39
Hybrid Optimized SUVs
Hybrid Optimized SUVs
This Next-Generation SUV Offers Expansive Range and Dynamic Steering
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38
Turbocharged Diesel Cars
Turbocharged Diesel Cars
Alfa Romeo's Latest Turbocharged Sports Car Offers Variable Transmission
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37
Luxury Electric Concept Cars
Luxury Electric Concept Cars
The Mercedes Generation EQ Merges EV Technology with SUV Style
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36
Shared Electric Cars
Shared Electric Cars
The 'Amber One' is Designed for Sharing Rather Than Ownership
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35
LEGO Car Replicas
LEGO Car Replicas
This Work of Art Was Created by a Group of Car Fanatics
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34
Drag-Reducing Concept Cars
Drag-Reducing Concept Cars
The Aero-P Car's Vacuum Suction Setup Keeps It On the Track
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33
Energy-Efficient SUVs
Energy-Efficient SUVs
This Compact Luxury SUV Offers Plug-In Hybrid Performance
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32
Luxury Vehicle Tire Accessories
Luxury Vehicle Tire Accessories
The Solloshi Coeus Titanium Valve Caps are the Finishing Touch
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31
Lightweight Turbocharged Cars
Lightweight Turbocharged Cars
The Ferrari GTC4Lusso T Blends Sporty Performance and Practicality
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30
Aerodynamic Concept Cars
Aerodynamic Concept Cars
The Citroen C3 WRC Concept Offers All-Wheel Drive Functionality
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29
Flat-Pack Trucks
Flat-Pack Trucks
The Ox All-Terrain Vehicles Feature An Easy to Assemble Design
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28
Authentic Retro Cars
Authentic Retro Cars
The Caterham Seven Sprint Offers 1960s Aesthetics and Performance
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27
Visual Communication Vehicles
Visual Communication Vehicles
'The Smiling Car' Lets Pedestrians Know When it's Safe to Cross
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26
Self-Propelling Cargo Boats
Self-Propelling Cargo Boats
The 'Roboat' Program Will Put Autonomous Boats in Amsterdam's Canals
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25
Self-Driving Car Sensors
Self-Driving Car Sensors
This LiDAR Sensor Uses Laser Detectors to Identify Obstacles
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24
Fuel Cell Concept Vans
Fuel Cell Concept Vans
The Hyundai H350 Fuel Cell Concept Van Offers Ultra-High Range
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23
Futuristic Gasoline Engines
Futuristic Gasoline Engines
The New Jaguar Ingenium Engine Offers Next-Generation Power
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22
Crowdfunded Solar Cars
Crowdfunded Solar Cars
Sono Motors' 'Sion' Introduces an Affordable "Solar Car for Everyone"
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21
Autonomous Construction Trucks
Autonomous Construction Trucks
The Komatsu Innovative Autonomous Haulage Vehicle is Efficient
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20
Holographic Vehicle Displays
Holographic Vehicle Displays
The Lexus UX Concept Previews the Future of Vehicle Interiors
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19
Rambunctious Rally Trucks
Rambunctious Rally Trucks
The Peugeot 3008 Truck Hopes to Achieve Dakar Rally Glory
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18
Sleek Autonomous Concept Vehicles
Sleek Autonomous Concept Vehicles
The Opel H Loads Passengers from the Front Rather than the Side
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17
SUV-Rivaling Wagon Vehicles
SUV-Rivaling Wagon Vehicles
The Volvo V90 Cross Country Vehicle is Ready for Off-Roading
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16
Minimalist Luxury Sedans
Minimalist Luxury Sedans
The Varsovia Concept Car Features Elegantly Understated Design
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15
Dynamic Traffic Cones
Dynamic Traffic Cones
These LED Pylons Are Highly Visible at Night and Entirely Eco-Friendly
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14
Rugged All-Terrain Wagons
Rugged All-Terrain Wagons
This Mercedes Vehicle Offers Versatile Driving In All Conditions
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13
Armored Luxury Vehicles
Armored Luxury Vehicles
The Mercedes-Mayback S600 Pullman is Designed For Impor
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12
Automotive Homeshare Marketing Promotions
Automotive Homeshare Marketing Promotions
Audi and Airbnb Teamed Up to Celebrate the Emmy Awards
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11
Aggressively Futuristic Roadsters
Aggressively Futuristic Roadsters
This Magnificent Roadster Car Was Designed By Ken Okuyama
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10
Ergonomic Seating Vehicles
Ergonomic Seating Vehicles
The 'E-legance' Personal Automobile Makes it Easy to Get In and Out
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9
Bug-Shaped Electric Cars
Bug-Shaped Electric Cars
This Three-Wheeled Electric Car is Powered By Lithium-Polymer Batteries
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8
Sophisticated Family SUVs
Sophisticated Family SUVs
The Peugeot 5008 Blends Sportiness, Performance and Family Functionality
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7
Rugged Rescue Vehicles
Rugged Rescue Vehicles
Nissan's Navara EnGuard Concept Packs a Portable Battery Pack
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6
Luxury Solar-Powered Yachts
Luxury Solar-Powered Yachts
The Solaris Global Cruiser Yacht Requires Nothing but Sunshine to Sail
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5
Featherweight eBike Motors
Featherweight eBike Motors
The Polini E-P3 Motor Weighs Less Than Three Kilograms
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4
Fragrant Floral Taxis
Fragrant Floral Taxis
L'Oreal's Promotional Pink Taxi Advertises a Viktor & Rolf Fragrance
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3
Autonomous Motorcycle Designs
Autonomous Motorcycle Designs
The BMW Motorrad Concept Z Can Drive without Driver Intervention
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2
Space-Saving Camper Vans
Space-Saving Camper Vans
The Vantana's Interior Design Makes Prudent Use Of Vertical Room
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1
Modern Mini Camping Trailers
Modern Mini Camping Trailers
The Airstream Basecamp is a Camper for Young Adventurers
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