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About the Car Report

The Car Trend Report covers the latest automobile trends, tracking innovations and ideas that have gained a large amount of attention from the public. From antique cars, concept cars and smart cars to eco-friendly trucks and hybrids, consumers remain fascinated with an array of vehicles, regardless of the current economic woes. Furthermore, we analyze issues important to consumers, such as fuel efficiency and mileage, and look to companies like Acura, Dodge, Ford, Honda and Toyota to track industry-leading innovations.

Who It's For

The Car Trend Report is perfect for car manufacturers, automobile marketers, dealerships and advertising agencies that want to target consumer interests to create better campaigns, enhance products and stimulate innovation.

The Car Trend Report provides you with concise analysis of consumer trends influencing and shaping new patterns in the automobile industry.

The Car Trend Report, last published on Mar 30, 2015, includes 444 PRO Trends and 2,220 examples of car market research and car consumer trends related to: hybrids, SUVs, electric cars, fuel efficiency, concept cars and car trends.

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Methodology

Our car research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced car articles and 2,333,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 444 Car PRO Trends = 444 Powerpoint Pages Car PPT Report
• 2,220 Car Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 311 Car Videos (Online) Car Videos
• 13,320 Car Images (Online) Car Images
• Additional Niche Reports (with a full subscription): Boat, Bicycle, Supercars, Sport Utility Vehicle, Yacht, Convertible, Compact Car, Watercraft, Sedan, Truck, Sailing, Coupe, Racing, Airline, Private Jet, Car, Vehicle, Concept Car, Engine, Airplane, Aviation, Eco-Car and more!



Sample Car Pro Trends

Each Car PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online car articles, videos and images. Examples:

Minimalist Tech Consumers search for fashionable tech products that are optimized for use Implications - Wearable tech has typically been designed in accordance to consumer's aesthetic preferences; now, the fashion industry is following suit, designing high-tech accessories in accordance to consumer's preferences. Emerging accessories that double as tech products feature a minimalist look, indicating not only a demand for dual-function products that cross industries, but a more streamlined approach to technology integration in general.
Minimalist Tech
Consumers search for fashionable tech products that are optimized for use
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Generation Celebration Boomers look for generation-specific forms of amusement Implications - Many aging consumers have begun actively searching for forms of entertainment that speak to the boomer experience. Much of the entertainment industry is catering to a younger demographic, leading several boomers to produce generational exhibits, festivals and performances. The rise in boomer-specific entertainment indicates that consumers feel a sense of community when it comes to their generation.
Generation Celebration
Boomers look for generation-specific forms of amusement
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Critter Kinder Animals are prominent in baby design Implications - Allowing new Instagram-age parents the opportunity to communicate creativity through their children, animal-themed infant clothing maintains a cute and conservative look that is de rigeur, yet still childlike. Diverging from the rising trend of dressing babies like chic adults, this pattern shows parents still want kids to be kids, but in a way that satisfies the desire for uniqueness.
Critter Kinder
Animals are prominent in baby design
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Pre-Packaged Nutrition Consumers turn to ready-to-eat meals as a convenient form of nutrition Implications - Time-strapped consumers who don't want to compromise their commitment to health are turning to ready-made mini meals that are infused with superfoods and pure ingredients. This approach to prepared foods speaks to the consumer desire to combine two often conflicting goals: wellness and efficiency.
Pre-Packaged Nutrition
Consumers turn to ready-to-eat meals as a convenient form of nutrition
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Remixed Nostalgia Consumers search for ways to enjoy past pop culture in new forms Implications - The emotional power of pop culture imbues consumers with a sense of deep-rooted nostalgia for their favorite movies and television shows. In an effort to re-create the magic of their first viewing, consumers are searching for experiences that allow them to enjoy their favorite characters and story lines in a different form or context. Consumers are simultaneously satisfying their nostalgic impulse while searching for ways to heighten their enjoyment and engagement of the content.
Remixed Nostalgia
Consumers search for ways to enjoy past pop culture in new forms
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Dual-Purpose Service Heightening consumer experiences, auto services integrate unexpected features Implications - Altering consumer perceptions of routine tasks like auto maintenance, car services are turning to unconventional features to add excitement to the process. Combining traditional services like car washes and garages with spas and restaurants, retailers are seeking to not only make the maintenance process more entertaining, but also change the way consumers go about their routines.
Dual-Purpose Service
Heightening consumer experiences, auto services integrate unexpected features
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Kiddie Display From grocery to apparel, retail targets children Implications - Many companies are taking on child-targeted displays as a way to appeal to the individualistic Millennial entering parenthood. These creative kiddie displays allow parents to feel their purchases are targeted toward children in a more explicit way, which becomes all the more important within food an areas associated with health.
Kiddie Display
From grocery to apparel, retail targets children
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Public Purification Resources are made easier to maintain through accessible purification tactics Implications - Organizations dedicated to improving communities are turning to public solutions when it comes to offering purification services. Making safety related tasks like water filtration more accessible to the average consumer, companies are turning to kiosks and vending machines to not only make the process more interactive, but to very publicly align a brand with a much needed service.
Public Purification
Resources are made easier to maintain through accessible purification tactics
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 438 more Car PRO Trends and 2,220 examples!



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