Since the recession hit in 2008, it's been a long haul back to prominence for the auto industry. In the wake of its return, a copious amount of compact car trends have emerged. From unique concept cars that drive themselves to eco-friendly smart cars, find the latest innovations enticing car enthusiasts with the Compact Car Trend Report.
Nowadays, car buyers are willing to compromise performance and spacious interiors for better fuel economy and a more practical driving experience. Within the last year, auto makers have unveiled a variety of compact cars that meet these needs. Using consumer-based research, we have tracked new and emerging patterns, such as Autonomobiles (self-driving cars), In-Depth Driving (smartphone apps that allow for easier navigation) and Green Streak (the eco-friendly auto revolution).