People get exploited if they needlessly spend money on road-racers

The term ‘race car for the road’ has always been a bit of an oxymoron, at least for me. While it does not take long to understand why manufacturers make such cars, it is rather odd to know that they intend to make them at all. People, especially men, like to tell themselves that they are better drivers. In order to satisfy their ego, manufacturers make products that they claim will be able to do blisteringly quick laps around race tracks…err, around the world. That is the sole reason for cars like the McLaren Senna exist. Continue Reading

Reasons why concept cars are inevitable

The life of a concept car is quite the story of hogging the limelight and losing their purpose of existence once their job is done. Despite this very brief stint, concept cars are inevitable and carmakers famously spend millions to make and display them on their stands at a famous motorshow. Continue Reading

Automobile makers face obstacle as speed of superfast cars climbs higher

Although, 300 mph can be achieved, I worry that it might be the last aspiring top speed that us humans might be looking at. Why? because almost all manufacturers are looking at making electric supercars and hypercars and those cars cannot do the same speeds as petrol-engined ones. Continue Reading

Why is it wrong to use phone while driving but okay to use infotainment systems?

If safety has been given such importance, then why hasn’t the government stopped carmakers from installing touchscreen infotainment systems? Or, to be blunt, why haven’t lawmakers regulated it? Continue Reading

Reason why automation can never replace handmade luxury cars

When Jaguar announced (unofficially) that they will be taking off more than 3,500 people off the pay-roll, the world was quite surprised. I was not surprised whatsoever, because the very reason that big conglomerates invested in robotics in the early noughties is to oust humans on a timely basis. Why you ask? Well, the fact that humans ask for holidays, day offs, permissions, maternity leave and more importantly salaries, among many things can be avoided. Continue Reading