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About the Vehicle Report

The Vehicle Trend Report explores advancements made in today’s automobiles, featuring innovative trends on motorcycles, SUVs, mobile homes, convertible cars and eco-friendly motor vehicles. Even in an unflattering economy, consumers are still buying vehicles, whether it is used cars, new sports cars, 4x4 trucks or family minivans. In our report, we track trends important to consumers, such as fuel efficiency and affordability. As more consumers rely on personal transportation, it is imperative that businesses recognize these trends and comply with consumer demands.

Who It's For

This research will be beneficial for car dealerships, automobile manufacturers, mechanic body shops and vehicle marketers that want to use consumer-based information to create new advertising campaigns, enhance products and maintain consumer interest.

The Vehicle Trend Report keeps you informed about new cars, vehicle trends and industry patterns that will make your company more competitive in the market.

The Vehicle Trend Report, last published on Apr 22, 2015, includes 451 PRO Trends and 2,255 examples of vehicle market research and vehicle consumer trends related to: sports cars, minivans, trucks, smart cars, convertibles and vehicle trends.

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Methodology

Our vehicle research is based on Trend Hunter's crowdsourced vehicle articles and 2,340,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

Report Contents

• 451 Vehicle PRO Trends = 451 Powerpoint Pages Vehicle PPT Report
• 2,255 Vehicle Examples

Online Extras With Full Subscription

• 316 Vehicle Videos (Online) Vehicle Videos
• 13,530 Vehicle Images (Online) Vehicle 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 Vehicle Pro Trends

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

Doodle Packaging Brands turn to packaging designs reminiscent of kids artwork and drawings Implications - Recognizing the need to target youthful consumers in a more approachable manner, brands are turning to packaging designs that are reminiscent of artwork that kids would actually produce. Featuring sketches and doodles of animals and insects, brands are using imagery that kids can identify with, reflecting a need to connect with consumers, particularly those of a younger age range, in a more authentic manner.
Doodle Packaging
Brands turn to packaging designs reminiscent of kids artwork and drawings
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Dual-Purpose Care Elements of play are added to functional baby products for added entertainment Implications - Entertaining infants and toddlers can be quite the challenge, particularly while on the go, prompting parents to turn to infant products that are multifunctional and more engaging. Offering strollers and baby seats that double as toys as well as integrate media devices, retailers are providing a way to distract and entertain infants in a way that maintains a level of care and comfort while on the go.
Dual-Purpose Care
Elements of play are added to functional baby products for added entertainment
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Compact Care Toddler accessories are given a travel-friendly overhaul with portable adjustments Implications - Offering toddlers and infants a sense of comfort, brands are redesigning traditional infant furnishings and accessories to be more adaptable outside the home. Making it easy to fold or collapse bassinets and play pens into compact, portable shapes, brands are offering typically large or hard to maneuver products in a more efficient and easy to transport model. This reflects a need to make travel experiences and routine outings more efficient without sacrificing comforts of home.
Compact Care
Toddler accessories are given a travel-friendly overhaul with portable adjustments
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Appified Infancy Parents turn to apps to monitor infants while on the go Implications - Helping to make the process of caring for newborns a little bit easier, brands are offering apps and tech devices that help parents care for infants while outside the home. Providing checklists, reminders and even ways to track health, these apps offer parents a more streamlined way of monitoring their children while out and about. This reflects a need to maintain a sense of management and control over infant care, particularly when outside the home.
Appified Infancy
Parents turn to apps to monitor infants while on the go
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Dual-Purpose Beauty Consumers opt for dual-purpose cosmetics and spa treatments Implications - In an effort to satisfy their need to self-indulge, busy consumers are opting for dual-purpose beauty products, services and rituals that put their mind at ease. The surge in dual-purpose beauty products ultimately reveals that consumers are still feeling conflicted about pampering themselves, and as a result, they favor products that offer more than just a luxury experience in terms of benefits.
Dual-Purpose Beauty
Consumers opt for dual-purpose cosmetics and spa treatments
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Hyper-Targeted Vending Vending machines cater to niche consumer interests for custom allure Implications - Moving beyond snack foods and beverages, vending machines are taking a more customized approach by providing goods and services that target a particular gender or social group. Offering everything from bicycle parts to cosmetics and feminine hygiene products, vending machines are using niche products to connect with consumers in a more creative and personalized way.
Hyper-Targeted Vending
Vending machines cater to niche consumer interests for custom allure
4 Examples + Score + Implications


Automated Service Traditionally time-consuming services are revamped as convenient kiosks Implications - As a priority for customization in retail continues to dominate, a desire for heightened convenience has typically time-consuming services receiving a mobile redesign. Eliminating the need for a skilled representative, retailers are making things like getting a manicure or customizing drinks more efficient through compact, automated kiosks. This allows consumers to receive the same level of customization in a more flexible and efficient way.
Automated Service
Traditionally time-consuming services are revamped as convenient kiosks
4 Examples + Score + Implications


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


PLUS 445 more Vehicle PRO Trends and 2,255 examples!



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