Google’s Bid To Bring Android To Your Car Is Coming Next Week

Last year, Android Auto was unleashed at Google’s big developer’s conference, but that was just a taste of its dashboard ambitions. At next week’s Google I/O, all signs point to the company giving us a glimpse into a new infotainment system designed from the ground-up to be powered by Android.
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For $7,500, This 1996 VW Passat TDI Has Miles To Go Before It Sleeps

A 2011 University of Arizona study found that 71% of gas pump handles contain germs closely associated with illness. Blech! Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe VW Passat is a TDI and has an incredible range that’ll allow you germaphobes to pass lots of pumps. That is of course, if its price doesn’t make you sick. » 5/22/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

eBay Challenge: The Best Midsize Sedans For Less Than $30,000

What has four doors and can beat the pants off any sports coupe in the state? Well, my friends, that just so happens to be your challenge this week. Your mission is to find the best value midsize sedan under a $30,000 budget. Make your family proud. » 5/21/15 8:20pm Yesterday 8:20pm

Dutch F-16 Pilots Now Flying Over ISIS Territory With Sub Machine Guns

After a Jordanian F-16 pilot was captured and burned alive in a steel cage, Dutch F-16 crews are being armed with Brugger & Thomet MP9 sub-machine guns. The idea being: if a pilot ejects, they can hold off the enemy long enough for a combat search and rescue unit to arrive. More firepower gives them a fighting chance. » 5/21/15 7:20pm Yesterday 7:20pm

Three Cheap Options To Listen To Your Phone's Audio in the Car

If you want to get audio off of your phone and into your car’s speakers, we’ve got three great options for you today. The iClever Himbox requires your car to have an AUX jack, but if that’s not an issue, it’s actually The Wirecutter’s favorite Bluetooth car kit, so you can buy with confidence at $25. » 5/21/15 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm

Watch MOMO Racecars Rip Up Mosport In Their Contest-Winning Livery

Remember the Jalopnik / MOMO livery contest from a few months back? It was for real (as is the Jalopnik Bump). Here are the livery-wearing cars at the Mosport stop of the Pirelli World Challenge series. » 5/21/15 4:51pm Yesterday 4:51pm

It's Time For America To Give Its Allies The A-10

Reports state that Boeing is looking at reselling refurbished and upgraded A-10s, many of which may be idiotically orphaned by the USAF, to foreign countries. Although it sounds intriguing, the idea to offload the A-10 to allies is really nothing new. I pitched it years ago. » 5/21/15 4:14pm Yesterday 4:14pm

2016 Ford F-150 Has Mini Reversed Steering Wheel For Driving Backwards

You know how it gets confusing when you’re backing up a trailer, because physics? The 2016 Ford F-150 will have a tiny little steering wheel you’d use in conjunction with the backup camera, which would do the opposite of the real wheel while reversing. See where this is going? » 5/21/15 2:28pm Yesterday 2:28pm