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About the Engine Report

From small engines for hybrids to massive Hemi engines for trucks, Trend Hunter’s Engine Trend Report highlights innovations made in watercraft, aircraft and especially automotive engines. Featuring motors with innovative fuel injector systems, crankshaft and transmission designs, our research looks at what the auto industry is doing to meet consumer demands when it comes to performance and durability in engine design. Car manufacturers are pressured by consumers to create fuel efficient engines without compromising speed, horsepower or torque, creating many new opportunities and key changes in this massive industry.

Who It's For

While our research will best serve corporations in the automobile industry, it will also be useful for body shops, auto mechanics and car dealers that want to isolate consumer habits and better understand the emerging patterns in engine design.

The Engine Trend Report is a guide for tracking engine trends that appeal to consumers, providing you with useful insight that can be leveraged for innovation and creativity.

The Engine Trend Report, last published on Oct 15, 2014, includes 100 PRO Trends and 500 examples of engine market research and engine consumer trends related to: Hemi engines, electric cars, fuel efficiency, horsepower, car mileage and engine trends.

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Our engine research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced engine articles and 2,110,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 100 Engine PRO Trends = 100 Powerpoint Pages Engine PPT Report
• 500 Engine Examples

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• 70 Engine Videos (Online) Engine Videos
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Sample Engine Pro Trends

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

Colleague Socialization Office interaction turns to apps and networks for social convenience Implications - Socializing, particularly in professional situations, can be challenging, prompting individuals to turn to apps and social platforms for help. Making connections easier to foster, businesses are adopting apps and networks that encourage workplace communication and the sharing of ideas, stimulating open discussion in a more efficient and tech-driven manner.
Colleague Socialization
Office interaction turns to apps and networks for social convenience
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Digital Diversity Artists and brands expand cultural depictions online for consumer praise Implications - Remix culture has been accelerated by Internet communities, and now brands and artists are remixing cultural imagery into web culture. By reinterpreting everything from brand logos, to emoticons and cultural icons, multicultural twists are inclusive and add to the viral appeal of campaign efforts.
Digital Diversity
Artists and brands expand cultural depictions online for consumer praise
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Beyond Visual Technology that crosses senses adds appeal for consumers Implications - Synesthesia, a talent once seen as a disability, is the ability to mentally cross senses. A step further, it has become an inspiration for innovation in the tech realm, as consumers seek more unique forms of entertainment. The appeal of being able to hear an image or smell a sound is not just a novelty, it's a means of using technology to break natural boundaries and ultimately, redefine communication.
Beyond Visual
Technology that crosses senses adds appeal for consumers
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Solar Infrastructure As eco transportation expands, energy supply chains are modified Implications - Major car manufacturers are releasing electric vehicles to the delight of consumers worldwide, but concerns regarding keeping them powered rage on. Solar panels are being incorporated into parking spots and rest stations to effectively support modern transportation infrastructure, and condition consumers to view alternative energy as a mainstay, not an option.
Solar Infrastructure
As eco transportation expands, energy supply chains are modified
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Action-Less Interface Surfing and interactivity online is now achieved with little to no effort Implications - Technology is created for the purpose of convenience, and taking that to the next level, sites and apps are boasting intuitive software and voice activation that doesn't even require one to click a mouse. This speaks in the human desire to do as little as possible yet still enjoy results.
Action-Less Interface
Surfing and interactivity online is now achieved with little to no effort
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Media Sporting The social networking race literally becomes a game for young Millenials Implications - Despite a resonating shift away from Facebook by younger generations, the social media content race is still palpable amid users that are flooding networks with information, which has lead to the networks literally becoming games to 'win.' Using content as currency, the games put an emphasis on maintaining relevancy with younger Millennial users who are more drawn in by visual content that doesn't require overt thought or skill to create.
Social Media Sporting
The social networking race literally becomes a game for young Millenials
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Tactual Drive As digital integration expands, cars receive touchscreen features to stay connected Implications - As a reliance on technological efficiency continues, digital adaptability moves into more mature, adult experiences to satiate convenience at all ages. Seeking methods of social integration, consumers are turning to in-car apps and touchscreen enhancements to maintain connectivity through more tactile methods of on-the-go routine. Tactile car enhancements speak to a desire to maintain technological integration through more sensory, yet easily adaptable methods of auto engagement.
Tactual Drive
As digital integration expands, cars receive touchscreen features to stay connected
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Media Intervention Social media switches tones to push for more in-person socialization Implications - Consumers and brands alike are putting a strong focus back on in-person socialization by creating real-life experiences that are complimented by the use of digital mediums. Brands are offering incentives to get shoppers off the Internet and into stores or experiencing their brands in more immersive ways. Many businesses are realizing that digital and physical strategies are best when paired.
Social Media Intervention
Social media switches tones to push for more in-person socialization
5 Examples + Score + Implications


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