The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit this year was one of the largest ever. The show floor was filled with new steel, giving a powerful showcase to the automotive industry, which is back on the growth trend. With sales being up, optimism and excitement were the mood as carmakers showcased their latest and greatest products. Among those were concepts and futuristic (and not-so-distant) technologies, as well as curves and lines hinting at what is coming in the industry.
Looking at the show floor on the whole, clear trends emerged in both upcoming technologies and vehicle styling. Here are five trends that are clearly coming to the forefront.