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Top 60 Autos Trends in October

From Youth-Oriented E-Bikes to All-Electric Air Taxis

— October 16, 2021 — Autos
The October 2021 auto trends are informed by the industry's increasingly competitive landscape, which sees major automotive brands in an ongoing battle to out-innovate one another. From flying electric vehicle concepts to pot hole-detecting scooters, there was no shortage of boundary-pushing auto developments this month.

Not surprisingly, then, innovations in the electric vehicle space were bountiful. The newly launched Lucid 'Air Dream Edition' dethroned Tesla, becoming the longest range EV on the market. Meanwhile, Hyundai unveiled the concept for its hydrogen-powered sportscar titled the 'Hyundai Vision FK.' However, the most exciting announcement came from Airbus, which revealed the concept for its all-electric, remotely piloted air taxi -- a flying vehicle for urban transportation.

In addition, a variety of new e-bikes and urban commuter vehicles were also launched this month. The sleek new motorcycle-inspired 'Vinci' e-bike was released, posing a challenge to electric motorbike brands like SUPER73 and Phatour. Elsewhere, Wood Wood launched a 4x4, pedal-assisted unit with e-bike designer Hermansen.
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Spy Film-Inspired Boxcars
Spy Film-Inspired Boxcars
Aston Martin Reveals Gun-Equipped Replica of Bond's '1965 Corgi DB5'
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Youth-Oriented E-Bikes
Youth-Oriented E-Bikes
BMW Motorrad Reveals Its 'Concept CE 02' E-Bike
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58
3D-Printed Sailing Boats
3D-Printed Sailing Boats
Caracol and Nextchem Unveiled Their Sustainable Sailboat Design in Milan
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AI-Powered Smart Intersections
AI-Powered Smart Intersections
Iteris Unveils Detection Sensors For Advanced Traffic Management
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56
Hydrogen-Powered Transportation
Hydrogen-Powered Transportation
The California Fuel Cell Partnership's Heavy-Duty Fuel Cell Trucks
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Hybrid Electric Motorcycles
Hybrid Electric Motorcycles
The Sleek New 'Vinci' E-Bike is Powered by a 750w Motor
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Futuristic Electric-Powered SUVs
Futuristic Electric-Powered SUVs
The 'Mercedes-Benz EGQ' is G-Wagen Fit for the Future
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Powerful Plug-In Hybrid SUVs
Powerful Plug-In Hybrid SUVs
The 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee 4xe is Powerful and Efficient
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Heavy-Duty Electric Distribution Trucks
Heavy-Duty Electric Distribution Trucks
Performance Team Launches an Electric Distribution Pilot
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Ethanol-Powered Vehicles
Ethanol-Powered Vehicles
The American Coalition for Ethanol (ACE) is Releasing a Vehicle
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50
All-Electric Air Taxis
All-Electric Air Taxis
Airbus Unveils New Urban Helicopter Called the 'CityAirbus NextGen'
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Resourceful Leather Dyeing Techniques
Resourceful Leather Dyeing Techniques
Brutus Uses the Crumbling of Racing Tires to Dye Its Jackets
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Secure Family Cargo Bikes
Secure Family Cargo Bikes
The Carqon Classic Electric Cargo Bike Ensures a Safe and Smooth Ride
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47
LED-Powered Pedal Lights
LED-Powered Pedal Lights
Redshift Sports' Pedal Bike Light Ensure Cyclists are Clearly Visible
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46
Multi-Modal Travel Apps
Multi-Modal Travel Apps
Arriva Has Released a Smart Mobility App for Public Transport In Europe
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45
Underground Cave-Themed Car Shoes
Underground Cave-Themed Car Shoes
Studio Unism Revealed the KDW Subterranean Car Showroom
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100% Sustainable Luxury Vehicles
100% Sustainable Luxury Vehicles
BMW's New Car Follows the Principles of the Circular Economy
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Autonomous Food Delivery Services
Autonomous Food Delivery Services
Walmart Partners with Ford and Argo AI in New Pilot Program
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Two-in-One Electricity Charging Systems
Two-in-One Electricity Charging Systems
A New EV Management System Could Revolutionize the Market
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Urban-Focused Micromobility Services
Urban-Focused Micromobility Services
Citybike Global Launches E-Bike Sharing Service in Stockholm
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40
Futuristic Gondola Designs
Futuristic Gondola Designs
Philippe Starck Unveiled His Sustainable Gondola Design
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High-Performance Hydrogen Vehicles
High-Performance Hydrogen Vehicles
The Hyundai Vision FK Concept Boasts 680 Horsepower
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Tiny Urban Mobility Vehicles
Tiny Urban Mobility Vehicles
Citroën Ami Set to Launch Urban Electric Car Solution in the UK
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City-Ready Micro SUVs
City-Ready Micro SUVs
The Hyundai Casper will Arrive in South Korea Later This Year
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Flying EV Concepts
Flying EV Concepts
The Ford Future Generation Concept Was Designed by a Group of 500 Kids
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35
EV Automobile Recycling Systems
EV Automobile Recycling Systems
Nissan's Upcoming System Will Recycle Rare-Earth Motor Metals
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Dublin Electric Cargo Initiatives
Dublin Electric Cargo Initiatives
The City of Dublin Launched an E-Cargo Scheme With a Bleeper
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Attachable Smart Bike Systems
Attachable Smart Bike Systems
Bosch eBike Launches New Cycling Product with Dedicated Biking App
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NFT-Paired Vehicles
NFT-Paired Vehicles
Nissan is Auctioning Off an NFT Car and a Real One to Go with It
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Overlanding-Focused Vehicle Accessories
Overlanding-Focused Vehicle Accessories
The Nissan NISMO Parts Line Has Been Expanded
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30
Eco Entertainment Concept Cars
Eco Entertainment Concept Cars
The Volkswagen ID.Life. Converts into a Hub for Games & Movies
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29
Sustainable E-Cargo Delivery Startups
Sustainable E-Cargo Delivery Startups
AxelHire Teams With URB-E On Cleantech Container Transport
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Artisan-Crafted European E-Bikes
Artisan-Crafted European E-Bikes
Wood Wood and Hermansen Team Up To Launch 'Bike One'
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Above-Water Hydrofoil Ferries
Above-Water Hydrofoil Ferries
Candela Has Designed an Above-Water Boat to Help Save Venice
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Autonomous Excavator Vehicles
Autonomous Excavator Vehicles
The Doosan Infracore CONCEPT-X Can Operate 24-Hours a Day
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25
Pot Hole-Detecting E-Scooters
Pot Hole-Detecting E-Scooters
Unagi Has Launched A New High-Tech Scooter Called 'The Eleven'
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24
Sustainable Cityscape Electric Vehicles
Sustainable Cityscape Electric Vehicles
The Smart Concept #1 Has an All-Electric Drivetrain
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23
Ultra-Rare Commemorative Convertibles
Ultra-Rare Commemorative Convertibles
Jaguar Classic Reveals 'C-Type Continuation' Models
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22
Rare Luxury Pick-Up Trucks
Rare Luxury Pick-Up Trucks
Ram Unveils Trio of Limited Edition '2022 Ram 1500 TRX's
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21
Re-Issued 80s-Era BMXs
Re-Issued 80s-Era BMXs
Mongoose Adds Two Old-school 80s Bikes to Its Classic Collection
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Wearable Hybrid Vehicles
Wearable Hybrid Vehicles
The R RYZR EV is a Car-Motorcycle Hybrid Electric Vehicle
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19
Off-Road Explorer Pickup Trucks
Off-Road Explorer Pickup Trucks
The 2022 Toyota Tundra Has a 14-Inch Infotainment Display
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All-Electric SUV Ads
All-Electric SUV Ads
Cadillac Launches 'Be Iconic' Campaign To Promote the '2023 Cadillac Lyriq'
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Teen-Targeted SUM Vehicles
Teen-Targeted SUM Vehicles
The Opel Rocks-e Car is a Sustainable Urban Mobility Vehicle
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Shape-Shifting E-Bikes
Shape-Shifting E-Bikes
The Sokudo is Ash Thorp's Conceptual Transforming E-Bike for Tesla
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520-Mile Range Electric Cars
520-Mile Range Electric Cars
The Lucid Air Tops Tesla with a 520-Mile EPA-Rated Range
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Peanut-Themed Nature Retreats
Peanut-Themed Nature Retreats
Planters' NUTMOBILE Turned Into the INN a NUTshell
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Hydrogen-Fueled Autonomous Vehicles
Hydrogen-Fueled Autonomous Vehicles
Hyundai's New Sustainable Vision Features Three New Vehicles
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Multi-Modal Electric Vehicles
Multi-Modal Electric Vehicles
Polestar's 'Makka' E-Bike Can Be Paired With an Electric Car
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Electric Biodiesel-Powered SUVs
Electric Biodiesel-Powered SUVs
The Fering Pioneer Electric SUV Offers 3,780-Miles of Range
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Secret Agent SUVs
Secret Agent SUVs
The Land Rover Defender V8 Bond Edition is Limited to 300 Examples
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9
Pedal-Powered Electric Bikes
Pedal-Powered Electric Bikes
BMW Teased Its Newest E-bike Concept Called the 'I Vision Amby'
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Mixed-Use Superyacht Designs
Mixed-Use Superyacht Designs
The SEE Superyacht is to be Enjoyed by Guests and Crew Members Alike
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Sustainable All-Electric RVs
Sustainable All-Electric RVs
SylvanSport Unveils Electric Campervan Concept 'Leading the Charge'
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Family-Oriented Mobile Dwellings
Family-Oriented Mobile Dwellings
Norske Mikrohus's New Tiny Home Can Endure Extreme Weather
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Cubic Off-Road Adventure Vans
Cubic Off-Road Adventure Vans
The Conceptual Mercedes-Benz G-Van by Samir Sadikhov is Capable
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Mini 4×4 Off-Road Trucks
Mini 4×4 Off-Road Trucks
The Pickman XR and 4XR are Compact Yet Mightily Built
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Single-Person City Cars
Single-Person City Cars
The 'City Transformer' Electric Vehicle is Built for Urban Areas
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2
Elegant Off-Grid Camper Trailers
Elegant Off-Grid Camper Trailers
The Bruder EXP-8 All-Season Camping Trailer Supports Escapism
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Pop-Up Solar-Powered Campers
Pop-Up Solar-Powered Campers
The 'Stella Vita' Camper Travels 450-Miles Per Charge
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