Dad Uses Dealership Trips As Reward To Foster Son's Love Of Cars

This isn't a new car-buying strategy on how to torture salespeople with toddlers, though that may be crazy enough to work. It's about how one dad is turning his tyke into a gearhead, without going broke, by visiting the showrooms. Even though they aren't making a purchase, the dealers are pretty cool about it. » 8/27/14 11:00am 5 minutes ago

Here's Why You Need To Go To The Henry Ford Museum RIGHT NOW!

Friends, Family, Fellow Jalops I come bearing urgent news. The car you're looking at in the above picture is the GT40 Mark I Chassis # 1075 currently on display at The Henry Ford Museum in Dearborn, MI. Why is this significant? Because it won at Le Mans. Once? HA! No, that chassis won TWICE. In 1968 and 69. It was the… » 8/27/14 10:28am 36 minutes ago

Vladimir Putin Is Killing The Russian Car Industry

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? » 8/27/14 10:07am 58 minutes ago

The Renaultsport R.S. 01 Is The Mid-Engined GT-R You Always Wanted

The Nissan GT-R is all great and fine and dandy, but it's big, and heavy, and the engine is right up at the front. What you wanted was something sleek, something lightweight, and you wanted the engine in the middle, where it belongs. And it had to be French, for some reason. This is the Renaultsport R.S. 01. » 8/27/14 9:10am Today 9:10am

Your Favorite Smartphone Car Mount is $7 Off Right Now

The iOttie One Touch took home the prize of your favorite smartphone car mount, and I can say from experience that it's worth every penny of its usual $20 price. That said, if you don't own one yet, they're going for $13 right now. » 8/27/14 8:45am Today 8:45am

This Is What A Celebrity Face-Morphing Site Does To Cars

You know those stupid sites that claim to let you see what your love-child with Miley Cyrus or Tyne Daly or Merlin Olsen would look like? Or visualize the offspring of Beyonce and Chris Elliott? Of course you don't; they're stupid. Still, I got the equally stupid idea to see what these face-morphing sites would do… » 8/26/14 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

Customizable, Solar Powered E-Ink Parking Signs Need To Happen

The comments in the most ridiculous parking sign story got me thinking, which is never a good thing. Why are we stuck with static signs stacked end-on-end? What if these signs could change throughout the day depending on the time and regulations? Enter the solar powered e-ink display. » 8/26/14 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Vomiting Dragsters And Screaming Choirs Are America's Best Thing Ever

If America contributes nothing of culture to the world, not rock music, not rap music, not cheeseburgers, not Jackson Pollock paintings, let it keep contributing these. These glorious, wonderful videos of drag racing in slow motion, that feature fuel spilling out like so much mechanical puke. » 8/26/14 7:20pm Yesterday 7:20pm

Alfa Gives Us The Official Line On What's Up With Their Snake Logo

Yesterday, I did some digging into the meaning behind one of the most distinctive and puzzling car maker logos around: the Alfa Romeo 'dragon-eating-a-dude' crest. I was curious about Alfa's official company line on the badge, and, happily, they told me. » 8/26/14 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm