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Top 70 Auto Ideas in September

From Collision-Avoiding Hatchbacks to Connected Luxury Cars

— September 25, 2016 — Autos
From collision-avoiding hatchbacks to app-connected luxury cars, the September 2016 auto trends reveal an intense focus on improving the driver experience.

While car manufacturers are always looking to make cars safer to drive, new technology is allowing them to make vehicles even safer than ever before. For instance, 2017 Honda Civic Hatchback comes with collision avoidance technology to help prevent accidents on the road. Similarly, the new Mercedes Metris Worker is equipped with lane assist, blind spot warning and reversing cameras so that drivers can more easily maneuver the van.

On the other hand, the September 2016 auto trends reveal that technology is also improving the driver experience in other ways. Whether it is making it more convenient to unlock a vehicle or incorporating new entertainment features, high-tech upgrades such as app connectivity and 360-degree cameras are quickly changing the in-car experience.
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Activity
Freshness
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Safety-Focused Racing Cars
Safety-Focused Racing Cars
This Amateur Racing Car is Designed For Casual Track Experiences
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68
Century-Celebrating Cars
Century-Celebrating Cars
This New Electric Vehicle Celebrates 100 Years Of British Auto Design
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67
Augmented High-Performance Cars
Augmented High-Performance Cars
The Upgraded Ford Focus RS Features Improved Horsepower and Torque
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66
Gilded Electric Cars
Gilded Electric Cars
Nissan is Gifting Gold Leaf EVs to Olympic Gold Medalists
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65
Optimal Traffic Light Detectors
Optimal Traffic Light Detectors
Audi's Traffic Light Information System Helps You Hit Green Lights
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64
Stair-Scaling Hand Trucks
Stair-Scaling Hand Trucks
The Glyde Hand Truck Was Developed by MIT Engineers
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63
Wedge-Shaped Electric Cars
Wedge-Shaped Electric Cars
This Nissan Three-Seater Features a Unique Exposed Cockpit Design
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62
Connected Car Mechanics
Connected Car Mechanics
The Hum By Verizon Offers Digital and Data-Tracking Auto Servicing
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61
Traffic-Updating Buses
Traffic-Updating Buses
Transport for London Now Has Buses with Real-Time Traffic Updates
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60
Golden Jubilee Vehicles
Golden Jubilee Vehicles
This Special Edition BMW Celebrates 50 Years Of Turbocharged Performance
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59
Communicating Connected Cars
Communicating Connected Cars
Lear Designs a Unit That Lets Road Vehicles Interact With Each Other
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58
Virtual Luxury Engine Sounds
Virtual Luxury Engine Sounds
Master & Dynamic and Aston Martin are Teaming up for the DB11
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57
Glued-Body SUVs
Glued-Body SUVs
This New GMC SUV Features Adhesive Glue Along Its Seams
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56
Variable Compression Engines
Variable Compression Engines
This Petrol Engine Automatically Adjusts Its Compression As You Drive
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55
Lightweight Carbon Fiber Cars
Lightweight Carbon Fiber Cars
This Car Features Lightweight Carbon Fiber and Strong Titanium
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54
Hollow-Wheeled Supercars
Hollow-Wheeled Supercars
This Turbocharged Car is Fitted With Hollow Carbon Wheels
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53
Eco-Friendly Suspension Systems
Eco-Friendly Suspension Systems
This Audi System Harnesses Electricity For a Comfortable Ride
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52
Exposed Carbon Fiber Cars
Exposed Carbon Fiber Cars
The Open-Topped Vanquish Zagato Volante Moves At Stunning Speeds
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51
Self-Driven Taxi Promotions
Self-Driven Taxi Promotions
This Uber Promotion Lets People Enjoy Free Rides In Self-Driven Cars
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50
Automated Auto Mechanic Apps
Automated Auto Mechanic Apps
The Engie App Monitors Cars' Health and Recommends Auto-Repairs
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49
Collision-Avoiding Hatchbacks
Collision-Avoiding Hatchbacks
This Nissan Hatchback Car Offers Proactive Safety Features
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48
Upgraded Sports Cars
Upgraded Sports Cars
The New BMW 3 Series Gran Turismo Features an Automatic Spoiler
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47
Assistive Cargo Vans
Assistive Cargo Vans
Mercedes' New Cargo Van Makes For a Safe and Comfortable Driving Experience
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46
Transparent-Top Supercars
Transparent-Top Supercars
This McLaren Supercar's Transparent Roof Can Change Its Degree Of Tint
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45
Dynamic Three-Wheel Cruisers
Dynamic Three-Wheel Cruisers
The Can-Am Spyder Offers Exciting Speed and Reliable Safety Features
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44
Durable Fuel Cell Cars
Durable Fuel Cell Cars
Nissan's Prototype Vehicle Converts Ethanol-Blended Water Into Electricity
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43
Semi-Autonomous SUVs
Semi-Autonomous SUVs
The New Range Rover SUV Offers Blind Spot Assist and Lane-Monitoring
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42
Graphene-Infused Cars
Graphene-Infused Cars
This Incredible BAC Car Features Graphene Body Panels
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41
Heavy-Duty Pickup Trucks
Heavy-Duty Pickup Trucks
The New Nissan Titan Offers Powerfully Robust Driving Enjoyment
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40
VR Car Dealerships
VR Car Dealerships
Vroom's Virtual Showroom Contains Hundreds of Makes and Thousands of Models
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39
Refreshed Crossover SUVs
Refreshed Crossover SUVs
The New Nissan Pathfinder Features Redesigned Exterior Elements
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38
Connected Luxury Cars
Connected Luxury Cars
The New BMW Connected Feature Will Connect Cars to Amazon Echo's Alexa
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37
Carbon Fiber Race Cars
Carbon Fiber Race Cars
This BMW Race Car Offers Lightweight Racing in a Speedy Package
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36
Exclusive Flip-Top Cars
Exclusive Flip-Top Cars
This Limited Edition Car Features Sporting Design and Performance
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35
Centenary Italian Roadsters
Centenary Italian Roadsters
The Lamborghini Centenario Celebrates Lamborghini's Founder
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34
Electric Assist Vans
Electric Assist Vans
This Comfortable Van Offers a Blend Of Luxury and Performance
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33
Compact Dashboard Cameras
Compact Dashboard Cameras
The DashCam Combines a Small Form Factor With Ample Storage Space
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32
Drag Racing Electric Vans
Drag Racing Electric Vans
The Atieva Edna is a Van That's Faster than Most Electric Sports Cars
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31
Oceanic Luxury Car Designs
Oceanic Luxury Car Designs
'Garage Italia Customs' Designed a Wave-Inspired Alfa Romeo 4C
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30
Car Color Collaborations
Car Color Collaborations
Two Special-Edition Bentleys Will Come in Pantone's Colors of the Year
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29
Levitating Quantum Race Cars
Levitating Quantum Race Cars
The QMR Offers a Futuristic Vehicle That Hovers Around the Race Track
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28
Solar-Paneled Sports Cars
Solar-Paneled Sports Cars
The Karma Revero Has a Solar-Paneled Roof For Extra Electric Power
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27
Electric Transport Trucks
Electric Transport Trucks
Mercedes-Benz's 'Urban eTruck' is the World's First Electric Freighter
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26
Groundbreaking Czech SUVs
Groundbreaking Czech SUVs
This Skoda SUV Prioritizes Space For Both Passengers and Cargo
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25
Lightweight British Supercars
Lightweight British Supercars
McLaren's New Supercar is High On Horsepower and Low On Weight
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24
Futuristic Hybrid Crossovers
Futuristic Hybrid Crossovers
The New Subaru XV Hybrid tS Offers Performance and Inspiration
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23
Militant Hunting Autos
Militant Hunting Autos
The Porsche 597 Jagdwagen Offers a Hybrid Shape Built For Trail Tracking
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22
Automotive VR Apps
Automotive VR Apps
The FordVR App Helps Users Learn About Ford's Race Car Engineering Efforts
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21
Refreshed Electric Cars
Refreshed Electric Cars
This Exciting Electric Car Offers Boosted Range and Acceleration
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20
Artist-Engaged Automobiles
Artist-Engaged Automobiles
Piston Head II Explores the Connections Between Iconic Autos and Art
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19
Experiential Luxury Car Showrooms
Experiential Luxury Car Showrooms
Dubai's Newest Bentley Showroom Embodies Opulence
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18
Revived Marquee Cars
Revived Marquee Cars
The Bullet Car Celebrates the Bristol Brand's Future
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17
Ocean-Inspired Luxury Cars
Ocean-Inspired Luxury Cars
This Special-Edition Rolls Royce is Inspired by an Italian Island
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16
Modernized 70s Muscle Cars
Modernized 70s Muscle Cars
The 'Challenger T/A' and 'Charger Daytona' are New Classic Muscle Cars
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15
Sartorially Styled Sedans
Sartorially Styled Sedans
This Luxury Sedan's Interior Makes Liberal Use Of Suit-Inspired Fabrics
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14
Bluetooth Car Chargers
Bluetooth Car Chargers
This Smart Car Charger Can Help You Locate Your Car
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13
Robust Titanium SUVs
Robust Titanium SUVs
This Special Edition SUV Features Distinct Titanium Styling
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12
Resuscitated Rocker Cars
Resuscitated Rocker Cars
This Restored BMW 507 Was Once Elvis Presley's Car
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11
Trailblazing Tire Designs
Trailblazing Tire Designs
These Award-Winning Concept Tires Promise Next-Level Performance
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10
Hydrogen-Powered Supercars
Hydrogen-Powered Supercars
This New Supercar Offers Phenomenal Performance Without Any Emissions
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9
Transparent Dashboard Displays
Transparent Dashboard Displays
'Hudly' is an Aftermarket Device That Adds Tech to Any Vehicle
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8
Venomous Three-Wheeler Cars
Venomous Three-Wheeler Cars
The Valene Black Mamba Offers High-Powered Performance On Three Wheels
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7
Dynamic Luxury SUVs
Dynamic Luxury SUVs
The SVAutobiography Dynamic Blends Opulence and Supercharged Performance
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6
Imperious Luxury Cars
Imperious Luxury Cars
This Classy Luxury Car Offers Supreme Performance and Opulence
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5
Lightweight Classic Cars
Lightweight Classic Cars
This Lightweight Sports Can Seamlessly Fuses Speed and Safety
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4
A Day in Sydney with Luke Choice
A Day in Sydney with Luke Choice
Digital Artist Luke Choice Gets Creative in the Infiniti Q30
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3
Custom Carbon Fiber Autos
Custom Carbon Fiber Autos
Rolls-Royce is Putting Transatlantic Pure Carbon Fiber On All Models
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2
Luxury Class Coupes
Luxury Class Coupes
The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 is Sleek in Design and Electric-Powered
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1
Fan-Powered Hover Vehicles
Fan-Powered Hover Vehicles
'The Beast' Concept Floats Above the Ground to Achieve Higher Speeds
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