Caterham F1 Team Staff Locked Out Of Own Office

Another wrench was thrown into Caterham's plans to make the United States Grand Prix next week: Caterham's staff has been locked out of the team's headquarters in Leafield, England. » 10/23/14 12:55pm 11 minutes ago

What's The Best Car Story Ever Told In One Minute Or Less?

The Jalopnik Film Festival is as much, or more, about storytelling than it is about burnouts and car porn. Car commercials are often great capsules of storytelling because they have to get to the point in 30 seconds. What are some of the best examples? » 10/23/14 12:36pm 30 minutes ago

Yes, You Can Cook A Frozen Burrito On The Charger Hellcat's Supercharger

Earlier this week I drove some new Chargers, including the bonkers 707 HP Hellcat one. I'm not yet allowed to talk about what the drive was like, but Dodge didn't mention anything about not talking about the cooking. So here's the world's first review of cooking a frozen burrito on the engine of a Hellcat. » 10/23/14 11:56am Today 11:56am

The Curved Wing Cessna Citation Latitude Is The Next Awesome Private Jet

Cessna's new Citation Latitude made its public debut here in Orlando this week at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention. First announced at the 2011 NBAA show, it's the newest jet from one of the most venerable names in aviation, and here's why you want one. » 10/23/14 11:48am Today 11:48am

Watching This Crash Is Like Watching A Terrible Horror Movie For Real

There is one, universal factor that defines bad horror movies, besides Matthew Lillard. That universal factor is that you can see the terrible ending coming from just about 3000 miles away, like these guys do, when they see a drowsy driver and a crash just waiting to happen. SPOILER ALERT: It happens. » 10/23/14 10:48am Today 10:48am

Caterham F1 Blasts Former Owner, Former Owner Says He Was Never Paid

Earlier this summer, the Caterham F1 Team was sold by reputable businessman Tony Fernandes to a group of investors. The investors are now taking issue with how the sale has gone down, as Fernandes is yet to transfer ownership. Fernandes's response? "If you buy something, you should pay for it." » 10/23/14 10:22am Today 10:22am

Bringing 'Ghost Cars' Out Of Video Games And Into Actual Driving

Anyone who's ever played a sim racer, or even Mario Kart, has encountered a "ghost" car: a vehicle that shows your fastest lap in real-time on track with you. You can see immediately where you're losing time whenever the ghost car passes you. GhostDash wants to adapt this tech for your real car in actual track driving. » 10/23/14 9:41am Today 9:41am

GM And Mercedes Beat Estimates, Hyundai Not So Much

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 10/23/14 9:30am Today 9:30am

Is Tesla Considering Franchised Dealers?

Michigan has become the latest battle ground in the Tesla direct sales vs. dealership franchise conflict. Awhile back I suggested that Tesla may benefit by changing the system from within. In a recent interview Musk hinted that in order to achieve his sales goals he may have to reconsider his position on direct sales. » 10/23/14 8:59am Today 8:59am