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Top 35 Auto Trends in September

From Virtual Automotive Launches to Branded Automotive Podcasts

— September 27, 2020 — Autos
These September 2020 auto trends range from virtual automotive launches to automotive podcast series.

BMW's Hynopolis podcast series i a notable example and can be accessed across a variety of major podcast platforms. Consisting of six short episodes, the branded podcast programming aims to immerse viewers into BMW's vision for the future of mobility and was created in partnership with sci-fi author Robert Valentine. The marketing move speaks to the brand's interest in storytelling and going beyond traditional auto advertising to entice consumers.

Kandi America's virtual car launch is another notable example and unveiled the brand's Kandi K23 and K27 electric vehicle models. Responding to the global COVID-19 pandemic, the brand aimed to engage and surprise consumers during a time when a physical car launch events weren't possible due to social distancing safety measures and public gathering restrictions.
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Activity
Freshness
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Eco-Friendly Automotive Partnerships
Eco-Friendly Automotive Partnerships
Subaru Created a New Ad as Part of Subaru Loves the Earth
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34
Electric Car Branding Announcements
Electric Car Branding Announcements
Hyundai Announced It Will Use Its Ioniq Brand for All EVs
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33
Autonomous Taxi Service Lunches
Autonomous Taxi Service Lunches
AutoX Created a Robotaxi Service for Individuals in Shanghai
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32
Calendar Integrated Driving Platforms
Calendar Integrated Driving Platforms
Android Auto Will Now Feature Google Calendar Integration
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31
Hydrogen-Powered Supercars
Hydrogen-Powered Supercars
The Hyperion XP-1 Reaches a Top Speed of 220mph
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30
Luxury Car Subscription Services
Luxury Car Subscription Services
Porsche Recently Added a Single Vehicle Option to Porsche Drive
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29
ASMR Car Wash Videos
ASMR Car Wash Videos
BMW's Calm Wash is a Stress-Relieving Car Wash Video
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28
Behind-the-Scenes Automotive Podcasts
Behind-the-Scenes Automotive Podcasts
Toyota is Reworking Its 'Toyota Untold' Podcast Series
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27
Inaugural Electric Car Releases
Inaugural Electric Car Releases
Cadillac Will Launch Its First-Ever EV Which is Titled the Lyriq
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26
Boxy Heritage-Honoring Vehicles
Boxy Heritage-Honoring Vehicles
The Conceptual Volvo Lådan Pays Homage to the Brand's History
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25
Sustainable Battery Cycles
Sustainable Battery Cycles
The BMW Group is Developing Innovative and Recyclable Battery Cells
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24
Sports Car-Inspired SUVs
Sports Car-Inspired SUVs
The 2021 Bentley Bentayga Speed Has a Top Speed of 190mph
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23
Branded Automotive Podcasts Launches
Branded Automotive Podcasts Launches
BMW Created the Hypnopolis Podcast Entertainment Podcast
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22
History-Honoring Concept Coupes
History-Honoring Concept Coupes
The BMW 6 Concept by Grigory Butin Retains Some Familiar Features
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21
Heritage-Honoring Auto Designs
Heritage-Honoring Auto Designs
The Jeep Grand Wagoneer Pays Homage to Detroit with a Large Map
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20
Conceptual Cross-Water Travel
Conceptual Cross-Water Travel
Crosswater Autonomously Carries 15 People Across Water
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19
Eco Aerodynamic SUVs
Eco Aerodynamic SUVs
The Volkswagen ID.4 Offers 310 Miles of Range and More
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18
Eco Commercial Delivery Vans
Eco Commercial Delivery Vans
The Bollinger Motors 'Deliver-E' Has a Low Floor for Easy Loading
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17
Restaurant Road Trip Maps
Restaurant Road Trip Maps
Chili's Created Road Trip Routes with Attractions & Restaurant Stops
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16
Futuristic Vehicle Control Joysticks
Futuristic Vehicle Control Joysticks
This Conceptual BMW Autonomous Vehicle Joystick is Intuitive
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15
Virtual Automotive Launches
Virtual Automotive Launches
Kandi America Hosted a Live Virtual Launch Online
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14
QSR Social Media Giveaways
QSR Social Media Giveaways
Dunkin' Launched a Social Media Competition with a Branded RV
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13
Low-Profile Vehicle Roof Racks
Low-Profile Vehicle Roof Racks
The ARB Base Rack is Strong and Customizable
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12
Theatrical Drive-In Experiences
Theatrical Drive-In Experiences
Secret Cinema's "Drive-Into" Shares Stranger Things Scenes
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11
Neo-Retro Motorcycle Designs
Neo-Retro Motorcycle Designs
The Custom-Built Blechmann R18 Motorcycle is a Showstopper
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10
Eco-Friendly Wiper Blades
Eco-Friendly Wiper Blades
The Schedge Refillable Windshield Wiper Blades Limit Waste
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9
Off-Road Exploration Camper Vehicles
Off-Road Exploration Camper Vehicles
The Jeep Gladiator Farout Overlander Concept is Well-Equipped
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8
Short-Distance Transport Pods
Short-Distance Transport Pods
The Conceptual 'OTO' Autonomous Shared Vehicle is Easily Accessed
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7
Limited-Edition Electric SUVs
Limited-Edition Electric SUVs
The Twisted Automotive Electrified Defender 90 is Sporty
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6
Futuristic Healthcare Vehicles
Futuristic Healthcare Vehicles
The Manyone 'NemBot' Autonomous Robotic Vehicle is Well-Equipped
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5
Weekend Warrior Camper Vans
Weekend Warrior Camper Vans
The Volkswagen Caddy Mini-Camper Has 19 Assistance Systems
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4
Adventurously Aggressive Pickups
Adventurously Aggressive Pickups
The 2021 RAM 1500 TRX Off-Road Truck Brings a Concept to Fruition
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3
Car Cabin Sanitizer Dispensers
Car Cabin Sanitizer Dispensers
The 'CARhandGEL' Vehicle Hand Sanitizer Dispenser is Compact
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2
Wedge-Shaped Supercars
Wedge-Shaped Supercars
The Conceptual Lancia Cargo Stratos Pushes Design Boundaries
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1
Chassis-Mounted SUV Campers
Chassis-Mounted SUV Campers
The 'GEHOcab' Has Carbon Fiber Components for Lightweight Rigidity
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