Are Tesla Vehicles Hackproof? Not Quite According to This 19-Year-old

Posted in LUXURY CARS on January 17, 2022
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A dozen Tesla vehicles were reportedly hacked by a 19-year-old security researcher. The hacker, David Colombo, said he was able to take control of some important features such as unlocking doors, opening windows and starting the car — someone still needs to be present to do the driving. According to an article by Bloomberg Colombo, the self-professed hacker, was successful because he was able to make use of the vulnerability in a third-party app. The Read More »

Hybrid and Electric Luxury Car Sales Are On the Rise

Posted in LUXURY CARS on July 13, 2021
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Bentley Flying Spur Hybrid; Credit: Bentley 2020 was an unprecedented year for many industries and the automotive industry, in particular, saw a 20% drop year-on-year but registration for electric and hybrid vehicles grew more than 137% as compared to 2019. In the realm of luxury cars, there is a trend that buyers are switching to hybrid or electric cars (EVs). For example, in the first quarter of 2021, Porsche’s fully electric Taycan outperformed the Boxter, Read More »

The Evolving Pleasures of Driving

Posted in BMW, LUXURY CARS on June 29, 2021
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Since the invention of the internal combustion engine, automakers have been obsessed with increasing the maximum output and speed of their creations. There’s just something about hearing the purr of a well-tuned engine and feeling the car surge forward in response that brings out something primal in all drivers. This is of course due to the rush of adrenaline we get from engaging in anything dangerous or exciting. For years, drivers have been chasing this Read More »

Top Luxurious Electric Cars in 2021

Posted in LUXURY CARS on May 31, 2021
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You’d be forgiven for thinking that electric cars and luxury mixes like water and oil, however, that couldn’t be further from the truth in 2021. These cars are here to stay and take their share of the luxury market that all started with Tesla. However, such luxury vehicles can get expensive, that’s why you can apply for finance to make them much more affordable. In Singapore, the government has set an audacious goal of eliminating petrol vehicles Read More »

The Uprising of AIs and Self-Driving Cars

Posted in BMW, LUXURY CARS on May 17, 2021
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Image Credit: Courtesy of GizmoChina Years ago, advances in luxury cars largely revolved around ever-greater speed and ease of control. Then came the rise of electric vehicles (EVs), marketed as the cleaner way to get around and appealing to environmentally conscious drivers. However, in a world of increasingly short attentions spans, it wasn’t long before consumers started looking for the next big thing in automotives. In the second decade of the 21st century, development of Read More »

Transparency and The Automotive Industry

Posted in LUXURY CARS on April 27, 2021
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Image Credit: Courtesy of Polestar In September of 2020, Swedish electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Polestar called on other automakers to be more transparent about their supply chain and production processes. According to Polestar’s CEO, Thomas Ingenlath, the industry hasn’t been the most forthcoming with its consumers regarding the environmental impacts of their products. “That’s not good enough. We need to be honest, even if it makes for uncomfortable reading,” he commented on the subject. We Read More »