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Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
The future is here! It’s also holding up traffic.
[Remember when MG was going to be on top of the world again, again?]
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
If you’ve ever pondered what might be the coolest modern mini-minivan ever sold in the U.S. then have a look at today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Colt Vista. It was so cool they sold it under multiple brands. Let’s see if this one’s price keeps up the mini tradition.
Over $200,000 worth of wheels and tires went missing overnight from 48 cars at Peltier Chevrolet in Tyler, Texas, reports Automotive News. That’s a lot of wheels! Tyler Police Department Public Information Officer Don Martin told Automotive News that they believe the heist only took around four hours.
Dad is mad. He has a tractor. He’s hitting the car with the tractor. Wow, dad. Really?
NSO Group, a company that sells hacking services to governments so they can spy on journalists and dissidents, exploited gaping security holes in iPhone software, according to a report byLookout Security and Citizen Lab. But don’t worry: Apple just pushed a fix.
If you head over to Red Bull Racing’s career page right now, you’d see a section labeled “AM-RB 001 Engineers,” and if you clicked on that, you’d be brought to a page where Red Bull is looking for engineers with experience in hybrid powertrains—not that we should be expecting anything else.
General Motors has won its third of six “bellwether” cases, with a Texas jury finding that there wasn’t enough evidence to prove a recalled faulty ignition switch caused the death of a driver involved in a crash with a Saturn Sky in 2011.
Tesla’s Model X crossover-egg has had a rough history with automatic doors—namely those fancy-but-flawed Falcon Wing doors for passengers. But the front doors also have an automatic opening feature, too, and they’re a bit bullish in the parking lot.
Baby On Board signs are among the most obviously pointless things in the automotive world. Or, at least I thought they were until about a minute ago.
Elon Musk, the eccentric, car-loving billionaire whose childhood was famously chronicled in the 2001 Steven Spielberg film A.I., has apparently been waiting out the relationship between Johnny Depp and Amber Heard for at least three years.
A crazed woman trying to sell bugs on the D train last night got heckled, freaked out, and then threw bugs on everyone, as the New York Post reports. If you’re wondering what it’s like to live and commute in the New York City subway system, here you go.