Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.
Hey, look, Alpine’s back! For real. The famed French sports car brand now under Renault’s wing is set to debut an all-new sports car, which we now know is called the A110, and we’ll see it in about a week at the Geneva Motor Show. It’s not bad at all.
Getting stuck in traffic for hours really sucks, but it definitely sucks less if you have access to some carne asada tacos with fresh lime.
The classic logo underwear from Calvin Klein has been around forever, and has seen another surge in popularity thanks in part to their #MyCalvins campaign (Justin Bieber photoshop notwithstanding). Amazon’s one-day sale on Calvin Klein underthings will help you get comfy and get one step closer to looking like their…
One day I would like to own an R107/C107 Mercedes SL or SLC. Ideally this one, but I can settle for another.
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.
The seller of today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Puma says he’s just too big for the small car. Let’s see if the big dog’s price for this little Brazilian cat might still be just right.
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.