Volkswagen Chairman Piech Loses His Head In Bid To Take Winterkorn's

Ferdinand Piech, supposedly all-powerful scion of the Porsche-Volkswagen extended family and Volkswagen board chairman, quit abruptly earlier today as it has become clear his attempt to oust current VW CEO Martin Winterkorn has failed and much of the rest of the board has turned him. This is a big deal. » 4/25/15 1:34pm Today 1:34pm

Snowgoose Is The Pentagon's Low-Cost Resupply Drone Of Dreams

In a scene right out of Call of Duty, your special forces unit is surrounded on a plateau deep in enemy territory and your ammo is running low. The area is hot with small arms fire, and even if a helicopter crew were to risk it, there are none available. Not to worry, a CQ-10 Snowgoose stuffed full of supplies is on… » 4/25/15 1:27pm Today 1:27pm

Police Are Investigating Dealer's 96 MPH "Joy Ride" In Customer's Car

Local authorities are launching a criminal investigation against a Gurnee Dodge employee, after an owner recorded one of the technicians allegedly taking his 2008 Dodge Caliber SRT out for a “joy ride” that reached speeds near 100 MPH. » 4/25/15 10:26am Today 10:26am

Today's Best Deals: Shower-Proof Bluetooth Speaker, $1 Books, & More

$30 Bluetooth speaker deals aren’t all that rare, but not many of them will hold up very well in the shower. The Mpow Armor can do just that with its IP65-certified splash-proof rating, meaning you can spend your showers singing along with Spotify, or quietly contemplating your favorite podcasts. [Mpow Armor… » 4/25/15 10:06am Today 10:06am

Weekend Motorsports Roundup, Apr. 25-26, 2015

Welcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend? » 4/25/15 9:20am Today 9:20am

Things Are Still A Bit Awkward In The Pirelli World Challenge Paddock

As you can probably imagine, not every issue from last weekend’s Pirelli World Challenge penaltyfest was resolved before this weekend’s event at Barber Motorsports Park. Today’s GTS race was a great one, but there’s still a lot of tension behind the scenes. Sportscar365 was there to get the full rundown.
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The Baja Pig - Part 1, The Big Picture

The drawing is real. Its a 1989 BMW 325is that I converted into a desert racer for the Baja 1000. Turns out its the first production based BMW to run the infamous race and it all started when I was dared by Miller Welders to build a BMW for the Baja 1000... in 15 days... and starting on the floor of SEMA. » 4/24/15 8:55pm Yesterday 8:55pm

Beware The Siren Of The Richmond Parking Deck

No, not that sort of siren, you uneducated cretin. The sirens were mysterious creatures that plagued the Ancient Greece of Odysseus, singing beautiful songs that lured sailors to their deaths. People thought they were myths, but they weren’t. They still exist. Except instead of plaguing the seas, they plague parking… » 4/24/15 7:25pm Yesterday 7:25pm