How Artificial Intelligence Playing Atari Could Help Self-Driving Cars

When Google announced its new artificial intelligence system could play, learn, and beat some old-school Atari games, my first reaction was, "Cool. Call me when it can play Spy Hunter." Actually, what about Gran Turismo? Because that's obviously part of the plan. » 2/27/15 9:30pm 17 minutes ago

This Is The End Of The Line For The USAF's Most Versatile Cargo Jet

The C-17 has been in production for 25 years, with 279 Globemasters emerging from Boeing's (and once McDonnell Douglas') historic Long Beach factory. Yesterday, the final aircraft had its wings mated to its massive fuselage, ending not just the production run of the C-17, but the 72-year-old plant that produced it. » 2/27/15 7:30pm Today 7:30pm

Elvis Presley's Gold-Plated Stutz Fired Up Like A King!

Elvis Presley had a slew of cool (and also not-so-cool) cars, from scads of Cadillacs to the most famous of them all, the yellow DeTomaso Pantera he used for target practice. But he also had a taste for the obscure, and was actually the first owner of a Stutz Blackhawk. » 2/27/15 7:00pm Today 7:00pm

NHRA Cracks Down On The Dumbest Fake Street Racing Show On Television

Several National Hot Rod Asscoation drag racers who appeared on the worst idea for a show ever, Street Outlaws, have been warned that their competition license may be suspended for going on the show. Problem is, several members are still booked to appear on the show and this sudden change in policy comes at just the… » 2/27/15 6:30pm Today 6:30pm

Here's The Batshit Baja Mercedes I Found Parked On The Streets Of LA

When you're on a long road trip, you get used to certain sights, namely the regular cars that endlessly populate your field of view. However, sometimes a certain something can break the monotony and make you think to yourself "Did I just get goatse'd?" This ensemble of rally-ready insanity is exactly that. » 2/27/15 6:00pm Today 6:00pm

Here Are Five Reasons Why You Need To Buy A Mazda MX-6 Right Now

A few decades ago, Mazda took chances. From its iconic RX-7 with its witchcraft-spec Rotary engine, to its physics-defying Miata, Mazda was the automaker to go to if quirk was indeed your bag. However, there was another, less well-known option that made Mazda a bona fide triple threat - the amazing Mazda MX-6. Here… » 2/27/15 3:36pm Today 3:36pm

Kirk Once Stole Spock's Buick Riviera

It's a sad day today, because everyone's favorite (non-ALF) alien had passed. And while Leonard Nimoy wasn't necessarily known as a huge gearhead, he seemed to have good taste in cars, and has at least this one good car-related story. It involves Spock, Kirk, a bike, and a Buick Riviera. » 2/27/15 3:16pm Today 3:16pm

Drive Smarter With Automatic, $20 Off Today

No matter how long you've been driving, it's never too late to learn better habits. Automatic is a little Bluetooth dongle that plugs into your car's OBD-II port (found on almost any car made since 1996) and communicates with your smartphone to track driving habits, mileage, and engine problems. Best of all, if… » 2/27/15 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

Why Every Car Brand Is Obsessed With Building Every Kind Of Car

Watching eight-year-old boys play the game you lot insist on calling soccer is a peculiar pastime. As a spectator you are vaguely aware that the humanlings are governed by some sort of laws and rules, but it is hard to decipher what those are. Furthermore, despite each child being regularly reminded that they have a… » 2/27/15 2:32pm Today 2:32pm

Tim Cook Wants The Apple Watch To Replace Your Car Keys

The integration of cars and smartwatches hasn't hit the mainstream, and for good reason. Most are clunky, the app selections are limited, adoption rates are low, and most automakers still haven't decided if its worth their time. Apple CEO Tim Cook thinks the Apple Watch could change that. » 2/27/15 2:13pm Today 2:13pm

Now Is Your Chance To Buy A Very Rare And Very Insane Porsche 993 GT2

Suppose you are in the market for a million dollar supercar, but are underwhelmed at the current selections with their hybrid wizardry and electronic gizmos. You want something collectible, but allows you the opportunity to cheat death every time you clip an apex. You need a 1996 Porsche 993 GT2. » 2/27/15 1:58pm Today 1:58pm

Get the Power Vault 18,000mAh Portable Battery Pack for 72% Off

Battery life should never slow down real life. With the lightweight and durable Power Vault, you get 18,000mAh of portable power — enough to recharge your phone 10+ times while you're on the go. Right now, Jalopnik readers can grab one for $29.99 - that's 72% off. » 2/24/15 1:29pm Tuesday 1:29pm

Save On ilumi – The Programmable LED Smartbulb That Lasts 20 Years

The Kickstarter-backed ilumi Smartbulb is the ultimate LED lightbulb. It lasts over 20 years, uses 5x less energy, changes color, and is programmable from your smartphone. Mark Cuban even invested on Shark Tank, so you know this is the real deal. Jalopnik readers can save 12% on ilumi – the lowest price online. » 2/25/15 4:15pm Wednesday 4:15pm

Keep Your iPhone Charged & Protected With This Sleek Case - Save 33%

Tired of needing a charge halfway through the day? Jalopnik readers can save over 30% (plus free shipping) on a black Afterburner Battery Case for iPhone 6 or 6+. This lithium polymar battery case will give your iPhone an extra 1.5 charges, so you don't run out of juice when you're on-the-go. » 2/26/15 2:54pm Yesterday 2:54pm

Drive Smarter With Automatic, $20 Off Today

No matter how long you've been driving, it's never too late to learn better habits. Automatic is a little Bluetooth dongle that plugs into your car's OBD-II port (found on almost any car made since 1996) and communicates with your smartphone to track driving habits, mileage, and engine problems. Best of all, if… » 2/27/15 2:38pm Today 2:38pm