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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 Jul 29, 2015, includes 124 PRO Trends and 620 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 2,447,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 124 Engine PRO Trends = 124 Powerpoint Pages Engine PPT Report
• 620 Engine Examples

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• 87 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:

App-Enabled Curation Mobile apps integrate customization aspects to generate consumer interest Implications - Realizing the importance of customization among millennial consumers, mobile app developers are turning to personalization features to satisfy individual needs. Offering curated search options, recommendations and even social platforms, this shift speaks to a growing desire for content that can be easily adapted and tailored to consumer interests.
App-Enabled Curation
Mobile apps integrate customization aspects to generate consumer interest
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Branded Awareness Brands showcase environmental awareness through thoughtfully branded content Implications - No longer only held by activists and initiatives, an eco identity is being adopted by mainstream brands as a means to showcase a commitment to the cause. Using campaigns and creative aesthetics to educate consumers about issues concerning sustainability and consumption, brands are using social causes to not only connect with consumers, but also to reinvent themselves in a way that is socially relevant.
Branded Awareness
Brands showcase environmental awareness through thoughtfully branded content
6 Examples + Score + Implications


Strenuous Gaming Traditional gaming is adapted with high-intensity accessories Implications - No longer just an idle activity, gaming has morphed into something that fully immerses and involves each player. Encouraging gamers to fully integrate themselves into the experience, brands are offering devices and accessories that mimic the physical intensity portrayed. This reflects a desire for gaming experiences that go beyond simple storytelling techniques, making gaming the most suited form of paid entertainment for the digital generation.
Strenuous Gaming
Traditional gaming is adapted with high-intensity accessories
6 Examples + Score + Implications


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


Co-Branded Delivery Food companies team up with well-known brands for unique delivery services Implications - Seeking to streamline the delivery process, food establishments are collaborating with well-known brands and distribution companies to heighten both efficiency and experience. Allowing consumers to order meals through popular rideshare programs and even search engines, food brands are not only seeking to make deliveries more convenient, but also add an element of intrigue and novelty to the overall experience.
Co-Branded Delivery
Food companies team up with well-known brands for unique delivery services
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


PLUS 118 more Engine PRO Trends and 620 examples!



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