Mercedes-Benz Breach Exposes SSNs, Credit Card Numbers, And Birth Dates

A Mercedes-Benz data breach exposed sensitive information owned by their customers. 1.6 million customer records were audited and the breach was found to affect fewer than 1,000 customers. The information in the breach included drivers license numbers, social security numbers, self-reported customer credit scores, credit card numbers, and dates of birth. The German automaker disclosed…

Cadillac Lyriq Electric Crossover Details Released

Cadillac has released the details for the production version of the Lyriq electric crossover. The luxury car manufacturer first revealed the car last year with a new and highly unconventional design. The car, which won’t be available until late 2022 has a staggering 33″ wide dashboard-mounted screen that displays the speedometer and other metrics that…

2019 Nissan Maxima Platinum sedan

Nissan Lightly Refreshes The 2019 Maxima With Modern Amenities

The 2019 Nissan Maxima isn’t dramatically different from its last two predecessors with regards to performance or fuel efficiency. However, at 300 HP (and 261 lb-ft of torque) the base model’s naturally aspirated 3.5L V6 wasn’t exactly lacking power. Changes to the 2019 Maxima are mostly on the exterior and include all-LED headlights and tail…

Rolls-Royce Cullinan In Overcast Weather

Rolls-Royce Debuts Their First SUV: The Cullinan

The ultra-luxury car manufacturer Rolls-Royce has released their first SUV — The Cullinan, and it doesn’t skimp on performance. Some manufacturers have been adding SUVs to their lineup (after decades of making none), including Jaguar (the F-Pace). The Cullinan’s designers faced the challenge of making SUVs (SUVs are inherently clumsy) quick and nimble. It accelerates…

Volvo’s First Electric Car Will Be The XC40 SUV

Volvo, which announced it will eventually stop releasing conventional gas-powered cars in favour of hybrid and electric ones will finally offer an electric model, and it will be the XC40 crossover SUV. The Volvo XC40 is a compact crossover released in September 2017 and sports Volvo’s new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform. The upcoming electric…

Audi E-Tron in Berlin

Audi E-Tron Will Use A Heat Pump To Manage Battery Temperature

The Audi E-Tron electric car will be equipped with a heat pump that keeps battery temperatures in their ideal range throughout the seasons, according to TU News. The news report states that the system will keep the car’s 95 kWh battery pack between 25 and 35 °C, which helps to prevent performance reductions caused by hard…