At one point, the narrator in this 30-minute secret pre-release promo film for the Edsel says “Edsel: the car that’s already making automotive history for the Ford Motor Company!” That’s a very prescient statement. The Edsel absolutely made automotive history. Just not really the way Ford wanted.
If you actually believe Tupac Shakur died.... you can now submit your information to purchase the BMW he and Suge Knight were shot up in six days before his death back in September of 1996.
It isn’t exactly earth-shattering news that automakers were well-aware that Takata airbags were a disaster waiting to happen. But a court document filed on Monday illustrates the extent of how much—and how long—four automakers knew.
A 24 year-old allegedly lost control of his speeding Porsche on a motorway in Greece yesterday and crashed into a mother and her 3 year-old daughter sitting in a parked car. Four people, including two in the Porsche, were killed in the crash and subsequent explosion.
Why do we keep making fun of supercar fires—especially Ferrari fires—here at Jalopnik? Because they just keep on happening.
A key component of America’s Ground-based Midcourse Defense system (GDM), which is supposed to stop ballistic missiles from hitting the United States, has a major flaw with its rocket interceptors. But the Pentagon doesn’t see a problem, and is moving forward to expand it anyway.
Well, here’s a bit of space news we weren’t expecting: Today, future Martian overlord and SpaceX founder Elon Musk announced that in 2018, the company intends to fly two private citizens around the Moon in its Dragon 2 spacecraft, carried to orbit by its extremely powerful, not-yet-tested Falcon Heavy rocket. While…
Autonomous car racing is real and happening soon. From a technological standpoint it’s all quite impressive, but there’s one big problem: it sounds boring as all shit to watch. How do you make autonomous racing interesting? The answer is pretty clear: they need to blow each other up.
We got our first glimpse of Boston Dynamics’ newest robot about a month ago after footage leaked from a presentation given by Marc Raibert, the company’s founder. But today we finally have the first official reveal of Handle, and the new video will make you wish you also had wheels instead of feet.
Ferrari’s relationship with the concepts of “truth” and “fairness” has occasionally been a bit like one of their cars on a set of bald tires: fast and loose. Now, in a lawsuit from a longtime Ferrari salesperson, the company is accused of authorizing the use of devices that allow used Ferraris odometers to be rolled…
First generation Chevrolet Silverados and GMC Sierras, built between model years 1999 and 2007, are plagued with a terrible disease: their tailgate handle linkages are made of the cheapest plastic known to humankind, and as a result, thousands of these trucks drive around with gaping holes in their rear ends. It’s…
The brilliant actor Bill Paxton died on Saturday at the age of 61, after what several outlets have reported was a stroke following scheduled heart surgery. This is awful. He was a goddamn gem of a screen actor, and he has left the world so much poorer now that he won’t be boasting or grinning or melting down or…
Amid the fallout from Uber’s sexual harassment scandal, a new headache has emerged for the company: Recode is reporting that Amit Singhal, senior vice president of engineering at Uber, has resigned because he failed to disclose that he left Google a year prior after an internal investigation at there found a sexual…
When it comes to having a corner on the market, nothing really compares to Nike. And right now, they’re having giving you 20% off clearance items with the code TAKE20 for both men’s and women’s styles. Check out a bunch of items, from sneakers to running gear, to sweatpants, and hop on that sportswear bandwagon.
This latest tenth-generation Honda Civic is a completely different animal than the Civics we’ve become used to throughout its 44-year run. This new one, introduced last year, is considerably larger, heavier, more complicated and refined. However, I reckon this is actually a return to form for Honda’s compact car. And…
As car companies log more and more miles on self-driving prototypes, we’re quickly finding out that there’s not much middle ground between humans driving cars and robots driving cars.
U.S. Army paratroopers parachuted down to Deadhorse, Alaska on February 22nd during a training exercise dubbed Spartan Pegasus 2017 simulated to recover a downed satellite. The video captured of the jump is pretty incredible.
The 2017 Aston Martin DB11 emerged one year ago exactly, and since then we’ve decided on only one thing: people sure do like to argue over the design. I’m finally driving it tomorrow and hanging out with the team that made it. Quick, get your questions in before I hit the road!