Automakers Recalled More Than 60 Million Cars In The Last Year

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? » 12/22/14 10:04am 57 minutes ago

First Hellcat Sold in Colorado Wrecked An Hour After Purchase

This is one of those things that's certainly unfortunate, but about as surprising as seeing toes emerge from a sock. The first Challenger Hellcat sold in Colorado has been wrecked, and it appears the accident happened about an hour after the car was bought. Somehow, a new-to-the-driver 707 HP car proved tricky to… » 12/22/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

The future of racing looks so much more fun and badass

This video on the future of racingbased on concept tires designed by Hankook Tire and the University of Pforzheim, Germany—is pretty goddamn fun. I don't know if we will ever get to this point (seeing the evolution of racing since the time of Roman Empire, I wouldn't be surprised) but it's great to watch. » 12/22/14 8:17am Today 8:17am

Team Radio Proves Hamilton Was Suspicious About Rosberg's Off At Monaco

Let's be honest, stuff like this is why the idea of limiting team radio communication was a bad idea. Lewis Hamilton's team radio during Monaco qualifying released in the official Formula One 2014 season review proves that Hamilton believes Rosberg went off intentionally to screw him out of pole. » 12/21/14 3:18pm Yesterday 3:18pm

You Can Buy This Awesome 200-MPH Bentley For The Price Of A Used Lexus 

There are things in life that will always be aspirational. This amazing Flying Spur, a car made by the hand-built British manufacturer Bentley, is one of them. Its understated elegance doesn't give too much away, but it can and will blow the doors off any sports car in your stable. Now it can be yours for 20 percent… » 12/21/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Behold The Amazing Images Of This USAF Aerial Refueling Boom Operator

It is considered one of the best jobs in the USAF, and you sure can't beat the office view. America's cadre of KC-135 and KC-10 'Booms,' the guys and gals that refuel allied military aircraft while hurtling through the atmosphere, are a proud and talented bunch, and one of them is just as skilled behind a camera as… » 12/21/14 12:02pm Yesterday 12:02pm

The secret engine technology that made the SR-71 the fastest plane ever

On December 17, 1903, the Wright brothers flew the first airplane ever at 6.8 mph (10.9 km/h). Only 61 years and five days later, the Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird took off. It's still the world's fastest airplane with a speed of 2,193 mph (3,530 km/h.) This fascinating video explains its top secret engine technology. » 12/21/14 11:42am Yesterday 11:42am