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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 Jun 18, 2015, includes 113 PRO Trends and 565 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 2,397,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 113 Engine PRO Trends = 113 Powerpoint Pages Engine PPT Report
• 565 Engine Examples

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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:

Cognitive Marketing Brands take a psychological approach to marketing Implications - In addition to behavioral marketing, which uses consumers' online preferences to curate advertising content, brands are also adopting psychological tactics as a means of emotionally connecting. Whether it's taking advantage of facial recognition technology or harnessing the emotional effects of music, these marketing efforts showcase the benefits of hyper-targeted marketing, as well as establishing a cognitive connection with consumers.
Cognitive Marketing
Brands take a psychological approach to marketing
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Eco Engineering Aerospace companies release products with environmentally conscious features Implications - Companies with aerospace expertise are releasing and developing products that deliver top of the line designs with environmentally conscious elements. This movement is consistent with the growing importance of green mandates among diverse industries appealing to today's informed, socially aware consumer.
Eco Engineering
Aerospace companies release products with environmentally conscious features
5 Examples + Score + Implications


Additive Aerospace Companies develop cutting edge aerospace products with 3D printed technology Implications - 3D printing is broadening the aerospace industry's manufacturing spectrum. Through laser print technologies, complicated concepts are being brought to life with automated precision. Surges in this approach to production is reflective of a current fascination with 3D printing, which is becoming readily available for talented teams and everyday consumers alike.
Additive Aerospace
Companies develop cutting edge aerospace products with 3D printed technology
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Astro-Tourism Companies move into space travel for consumers looking to experience the cosmos Implications - By going literally above and beyond earthly sightseeing, voyages to outer space appeal to the consumer who is seeking the ultimate form of escape that goes beyond any obscure earthly location or interesting piece of entertainment. This ultra-escapism is especially attractive in the information age, where virtually all information is accessible through one click, and true escape is becoming increasingly rare.
Astro-Tourism
Companies move into space travel for consumers looking to experience the cosmos
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Experiential Trailer Automobile trailers receive a update with unexpected added functions Implications - Seeking to heighten on-the-road experiences, drivers are seeking out trailers that provide more than just extra space and storage. Doubling as portable saunas, kitchens and even living spaces, these automobile attachments give travelers the chance to not only enjoy comforts of home, but also elevate the travel experiences with specialized forms of entertainment.
Experiential Trailer
Automobile trailers receive a update with unexpected added functions
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Dietary Monitoring Aging consumers turn to high-tech devices to help maintain dietary needs Implications - Managing necessary health routines -- particularly as consumers get older -- can be challenging, prompting consumers to adopt high-tech solutions to things like healthy eating. Attracting demographics like boomers who are looking for a more streamlined way to maintain health, brands are offering apps and kitchen products that help scan and track things like nutrients. This reflects a need for a more efficient way to monitor food intake, even among those less inclined to technological usage.
Dietary Monitoring
Aging consumers turn to high-tech devices to help maintain dietary needs
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Reciprocal Play Children are looking for interactivity and communication from dolls Implications - Tired of one-sided play, children are demanding more reciprocal action and exchange from their toys. Taking digital integration of toys to the next level, toy brands are responding to this growing expectation for interactivity within entertainment by developing smarter, Internet-enabled versions of classic products.
Reciprocal Play
Children are looking for interactivity and communication from dolls
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Domestic Racer Sports cars receive a family-friendly redesign to satiate new generations Implications - Keeping in tow with a much more youthful and tech-centric generation of families, auto manufacturers are reinventing family-friendly transportation into a more contemporary experience. Customizing sports cars with spacious interiors and in-car modifications, brands are offering consumers the chance to maintain a sense of adventure and speed without sacrificing mature, adult responsibilities.
Domestic Racer
Sports cars receive a family-friendly redesign to satiate new generations
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 107 more Engine PRO Trends and 565 examples!



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