Is The Electric Golf Quicker Than The GTI?

The Volkswagen Golf E is a very nice fuel sipping hatchback, but some of us want to be both mean and green. Not for U.S. consumption is the Golf GTE. It is a plug-in hybrid with a 148hp turbo and many of the suspension components from the GTI and it may be quicker than it's hot-hatch brother. » 1/26/15 8:05pm 20 minutes ago

​Part Of The Autobahn Is Being Developed For Self-Driving Cars

Volkswagen and Mercedes-Benz have made it clear that they don't want to rely on Google or other companies to develop self-driving technology or the data that's involved, and now the German government is stepping in to facilitate things with a plan to establish a section of the autobahn for autonomous vehicle testing. » 1/26/15 7:35pm 50 minutes ago

You Must Watch Flying the Feathered Edge: The Bob Hoover Project

You don't know about Bob Hoover? Shame on you! No other aviator in the history of powered flight has done more or inspired so many. With the help of Harrison Ford, Bob tells his own story and shares, with his trademark charm, the hard earned wisdom of a life spent pushing the edge of the envelope. » 1/26/15 7:05pm Today 7:05pm

Entire Population Of France Pushes Crashed Rally Car Back On Road

Estonian Ott Tänak was absolutely hounding has way through the Rallye Monte Carlo over the weekend until he slid his Festa WRC car of the road and down the side of a mountain. Luckily, the entire French nation showed up to push him back into the race. » 1/26/15 6:35pm Today 6:35pm

Watch The F-35 Execute Its First Flyover For The NFL Pro Bowl Game

A positive milestone for the F-35 program came Sunday as a quartet of the $120M jets flew from their nest at Luke AFB to University of Phoenix stadium after a air-to-air training sortie to execute a four ship flyover for the NFL Pro Bowl. » 1/26/15 5:50pm Today 5:50pm

And Now For 24 Full Snow-Packed Minutes From The 2014 Rally Sweden

Well, technically it's 24 and a half minutes. But if you're one of those strange people who pines for the beach in the middle of a blizzard, let last year's Rally Sweden convince you that humanity is always destined to triumph over snow. By driving very, very fast through it. » 1/26/15 4:24pm Today 4:24pm

Dealership To Pay $1.6 Million For Bullshit "Theft Protection" Package

A dealership in New York charged car-buyers $295 for a "theft protection" package that turned out to be bogus. A lawsuit says over 5,000 car buyers were "robbed" of their money for protection that didn't exist; now the dealer has to pay. Irony: Defined. » 1/26/15 4:09pm Today 4:09pm

Get Over 50% Off The Wireless Active Wrap Headphones

Want some wireless headphones you can actually exercise with? For the active reader, we have a big discount on Active Wraps – bluetooth-enabled & noise-canceling headphones. Active Wraps stay attached as you run, jump, or climb – without having any wires in your way. Jalopnik readers can grab a pair for $24 – 51% off. » 1/23/15 12:55pm Friday 12:55pm