Sub-Prime Lending Firm Gets Fined For Screwing Buyers

Sub-prime lending has been on the rise recently and experts are conflicted as to how it will impact both the industry and the economy. What is a growing concern is sub-prime lenders with predatory or otherwise unscrupulous business activities such as First Investors Financial Services Group. » 8/22/14 11:00am 9 minutes ago

Chrysler Isn't So Sure About This Aluminum Truck Thing

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? » 8/22/14 10:15am 54 minutes ago

British Cops Keep Calm And Crash A Wayward Car Speeding Against Traffic

Two West Midlands police officers have been commended by their department and community by using their car as an improvised roadblock against a Honda Jazz that was found driving the wrong way down the highway earlier this week. The cops sound pretty composed, even as the oncoming car collides with their patrol. » 8/22/14 9:59am Today 9:59am

​Volvo's New Testing Center Is A Wonderful Playground Wasted On Robots

It's called AstaZero, a closed course where Volvo will test its future safety systems to ensure no one is killed or seriously injured in a new Volvo by 2020. These are noble goals and an amazing facility, but all I want to do is dodge faux moose on the skidpad in an over-endowed 240 wagon. » 8/22/14 9:20am Today 9:20am

Among 800-hp Camaros at Daytona, our old Miata draws a crowd

There were cars at Daytona International Speedway—cars that Editor Zach Bowman and the 330k-mile Miata he drove over from Utah shared the banking with—that use more horsepower to turn their superchargers than our eyesore made new. Like an AMX that looked like it might run on boiled-down Miatas. » 8/22/14 9:02am Today 9:02am

Rumor Has It Dan Gilbert Is Trying To Buy Robb Report

…or at least a very large piece of it. Because buying every building in Detroit just gets so boring, the city's most famous billionaire is setting his sights on the publishing industry. » 8/22/14 9:02am Today 9:02am

This 1986 Straman-Chopped Honda CRX Asks $10,000

Back in the '80s, all the car mags hailed Honda's CRX as the sports car reborn. Of course some think a sports car needs a topless edition to be all that, and today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe car represents the aftermarket's attempt to make the CRX so. Will that prove to make it something you might be in the market for? » 8/22/14 8:00am Today 8:00am

This Is The 'Olympics' Of Truck Driving

In the dark of the moon on the 6th of June, a whiskey-fueled argument between truckers was escalating. Rubber Duck reckoned he ran his rig better than Big Ben, Ben smashed a bottle over The Duck's head... They both got tossed out the front window but the question remained; how do we figure who's the best trucker on… » 8/21/14 8:47pm Yesterday 8:47pm

Here's The Full-Scale BMW i8 Model That You Never Knew You Wanted

No, it's not a real car, but it's the replica that can single-handedly make you the coolest die-cast collector in history. Dear readers, I present you with the expert level of "fake it 'til you make it". » 8/21/14 8:14pm Yesterday 8:14pm

​Google Wanted To Keep Secrets About Its Self-Driving Cars

We've moved beyond the geewhizOMG phase of autonomous cars and into the dirty, nasty, contentious world of legislation and regulation. The California DMV has issued its rules that Google (and others) have to abide by, and with that fight over, now we know what the crew from Mountain View wanted to hide. » 8/21/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Honda Accord Remains Most Stolen Car In America

Everyone loves the Honda Accord! Especially thieves, and who could blame them? It's practical, reliable, fun to drive, and very popular. That's why the Accord topped the NICB's list of stolen vehicles for 2013. » 8/21/14 7:30pm Yesterday 7:30pm

Here's The Easiest Way To Make The Car Film Of Your Dreams

Remember that little announcement where we said you'd have to do is have an idea and then someone would help you make a short car film to be screened at the Jalopnik Film Festival? That someone is no less than Douglas Sonders. The deadline is August 25th so you’ve got six days to submit your idea! » 8/19/14 1:00pm Tuesday 1:00pm