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Top 35 Transportation Trends in October

From Autonomous EV Concepts to Retro-Themed Electric Boats

— October 3, 2019 — Autos
These October 2019 transportation trends range from autonomous EV concepts to retro-themed electric watercrafts. This month's sustainability-focused innovations include Mercedes-Benz' EQS Concept Car that is both eco-friendly and luxuriously designed. The concept vehicle does not only run on electrical power but is also autonomous and features elements made from recycled materials.

Going beyond cars, electric transportation is on the rise with examples like the Tahoe-14 electric boat featured. The boat fuses vintage-themed craftsmanship and design with an electric engine that is designed to be silent. The watercraft's 24V Torqeedo Cruise motor eliminates unwanted noise for those on the water and surrounding it and encourages serene travel.

Additional October 2019 transportation trends include electric delivery vehicle fleets like Amazon's recent partnership with Rivian which aims to make product transport and delivery more seamless and sustainable.
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Streamlined Group Scooter Rentals
Streamlined Group Scooter Rentals
Lime Will Roll Out a Group Scooter Feature in the US and Canada
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Increased Range EVs
Increased Range EVs
The Range of the Chevy Bolt is Increased Due to Changes in Cell Chemistry
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Electric School Transportation
Electric School Transportation
Blue Bird Has Received Over 100 Requests for Electric School Buses
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Electric Rally Car Designs
Electric Rally Car Designs
OPEL Has Created Its Corsa-e Which is the First Electric Rally Car
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Foldable E-scooter Prototypes
Foldable E-scooter Prototypes
The Hyundai Electric Scooter is Intended for the Last Mile
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Range-Increased Hybrid Delivery Trucks
Range-Increased Hybrid Delivery Trucks
The New UPS Hybrid Trucks Can Auto Switch to EV Power
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Range-Increased Hybrids
Range-Increased Hybrids
Mercedes Unveiled Its 'GLC 350e 4MATIC EQ' That Has 3rd-Gen Hybrid Tech
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Bedazzled Electric Scooters
Bedazzled Electric Scooters
The Blonds' NYFW Show Featured a Custom Ninebot KickScooter MAX
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High Performance Hybrid SUVs
High Performance Hybrid SUVs
The 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid is Fuel Efficient and Powerful
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Electric Racing Car Designs
Electric Racing Car Designs
Hyundai Created an EV Racing Vehicle Titled the 'Veloster N ETCR'
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Electric Car Series Launches
Electric Car Series Launches
Volkswagen's ID.3 Was Recently Revealed at the Frankfurt Motor Show
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Broken EV Speed Records
Broken EV Speed Records
The Porsche Taycan Set a Speed Record at the Nürburgring Track
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Eco-Friendly Car Production
Eco-Friendly Car Production
Honda Announced It Will No Longer Sell Diesel-Powered Cars in Europe
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Solar-Powered Train Systems
Solar-Powered Train Systems
The First Ever Solar-Powered Rail is Operational in the UK
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BMX-Inspired Scooters
BMX-Inspired Scooters
This Two-Wheeled Scooter Draws Inspiration from Vintage Cruisers
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Urban Mobility Electric Cars
Urban Mobility Electric Cars
The Fiat Panda Will Be Released in Both Electric and Standard Models
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Expansive Emissions-Free Vans
Expansive Emissions-Free Vans
The Mercedes-Benz EQV will Come with Up to Eight Seats
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Electric Delivery Fleets
Electric Delivery Fleets
Amazon Purchased a Large Fleet of Electric Delivery Trucks From Rivian
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Autonomous Electric Concept Cars
Autonomous Electric Concept Cars
Mercedes-Benz Revealed the EQS Concept Car with Level 3 Autonomy
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International E-Scooter Expansions
International E-Scooter Expansions
The Gogoro 2 Utility Electric Scooter Will Come to South Korea
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Multi-National EV Reveals
Multi-National EV Reveals
The Porsche Taycan Will Be Simultaneously Unveiled in Three Locations
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Sustainable Off-Road Concepts
Sustainable Off-Road Concepts
Audi Created an Electric Off-Road Vehicle Titled the 'TRAIL Quattro'
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Folding X-Frame Electric Bikes
Folding X-Frame Electric Bikes
The 'SIVRAC' eBike is Equipped with a 250W Motor
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Limited-Edition Hybrid Performance Cars
Limited-Edition Hybrid Performance Cars
Lamborghini's Sian Hybrid Will Have a Supercapacitator
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Eco Aluminum-Made Motorcycles
Eco Aluminum-Made Motorcycles
The 'ZERO XP' from Untitled Motorcycles is High-Performance
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Electric Assist Strollers
Electric Assist Strollers
The Bosch eStroller Reduces the Effort of Pushing a Young Child
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Zero-Emissions Boats
Zero-Emissions Boats
The X Shore Boast Is Free of Engine Noises, Fumes, and Carbon Emissions
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Classic Reworked Electric Cars
Classic Reworked Electric Cars
Volkswagen Has Revealed the Next Model of Its eClassics Series
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Antiquated Electric Scooter Designs
Antiquated Electric Scooter Designs
This Three-Wheeled Hoverboard Has Penny-Farthing Inspiration
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Passenger-Friendly Electric Bikes
Passenger-Friendly Electric Bikes
The 'RadWagon' Electric Cargo Bike Handles 300 Pound Payloads
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Urban Scooter-Bikes
Urban Scooter-Bikes
Karmic Bikes' Oslo is Touted as the "Bike of the Future"
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Long-Range Foldable E-Bikes
Long-Range Foldable E-Bikes
GoCycle's New Foldable E-Bike Combines Features from Two Other Models
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Retro-Styled Electric Watercrafts
Retro-Styled Electric Watercrafts
The Tahoe-14 Electric Boat Has an Eco-Friendly Yet Retro Design
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Speedy Electric Urbanite Bikes
Speedy Electric Urbanite Bikes
The Juiced Scorpion Long Distance eBike Offers 75 Miles of Range
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Massive Indoor Bicycle Parks
Massive Indoor Bicycle Parks
Ector Hoogstad Architecten Boats a Sizable Park in the Netherlands
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