Those are Fighting Words

As we head into the 55th running of the Daytona 500, let's revisit one of the moments that put NASCAR on the map. The current drivers that were chosen to comment on this historic battle are pretty fitting. » 2/21/13 3:11pm 2/21/13 3:11pm

How The Indian Car Market Is The Bizarro Version Of America's

For the second time on my trip to India, I find myself entering a building and having a chain of flowers draped over my neck as a woman paints a mark on my forehead, and then showers me in flower petals. I never really know what to do in these situations, afraid that as soon as I open my mouth they'll realize the… » 2/22/13 12:00pm 2/22/13 12:00pm

Watch Jon Stewart Flip His Shit Over Russian Dash Cams

The main way that most of us saw the crazy asteroid in Russia the other day was via dash cams mounted in cars. And even more amazingly, jaded Russian drivers didn't seem to care. If you watch this report from the Daily Show, you'll see why. » 2/22/13 11:51am 2/22/13 11:51am

United Airlines Plane Slides Off Icy Runway At Cleveland Airport

Icy conditions on the runway at Hopkins International Airport caused a United Airlines 737 to slide off the runway this morning, according to news reports. » 2/22/13 11:40am 2/22/13 11:40am

What Car Name Makes The Least Sense In English?

Most car names are nouns. A Note. A Mustang. A Probe. Sometimes they're proper nouns and named after places you'd probably never see such a car driven, like the Sorento. Occasionally, you'll get something that can be a verb, like the Juke. All words that make sense in English. And then you get names that are utter… » 2/22/13 11:35am 2/22/13 11:35am

The Ten Most Ambitious Space Programs In History

Every space mission is exceedingly ambitious, but Jalopnik readers know ten that stand above the rest, even if they never got off the ground. » 2/22/13 11:28am 2/22/13 11:28am

Texas State Troopers Can't Shoot At Your Car From Helicopters Anymore

Remember last year when we told you about the Texas State Trooper who shot at a truck full of illegal immigrants from a helicopter, killing two people inside? Yeah, they're not allowed to do that anymore.  » 2/22/13 11:12am 2/22/13 11:12am

This Abarth's Interior Is Just Wonderful

Just look at it! Red leatherette, an aluminum shifter knob, a bit of chrome and fake wood here and there, a lovely three-spoke steering wheel and two massive dials telling you what's the deal. Carlo Abarth knew how to rock. » 2/22/13 10:46am 2/22/13 10:46am

2014 Jeep Cherokee: This Is It

We've seen development mules of the next small Jeep crossover/SUV parading around for months. In our minds it was the 2014 Liberty, just wearing an Alfa Romeo Giulietta body but was also a good bit taller. Through these exclusive photos we've learned two things. First, it won't look anything like an Alfa. Second, it… » 2/22/13 9:56am 2/22/13 9:56am

Man Drunk Drives An Electric Walmart Scooter For Six Miles

If you've ever been in a Walmart, then you've seen those little mobility scooters that help disabled folks get around. You've probably also wanted to steal one yourself and take a little joyride. Well, one Indianapolis-area man got drunk, stole one of those scooters, and took a joyride. For six miles. » 2/22/13 9:41am 2/22/13 9:41am

Porsche 911 Celebrates 50 Years, Ford Adds 450 Jobs, And 50 Ways To…

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. 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? » 2/22/13 9:16am 2/22/13 9:16am

For $10,000, There’s Nothing This Astro Is Creolac’ing

Historically, Creole meant native born rather than foreign born. Today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Caddy-van is claimed to honor its builders heritage, but will its price have you going native?

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Man Does Not Live By Bread Alone, Baby: The Hilarious Amante GT Brochure

How do you sell a kit car based off of a VW Beetle with a Corvair engine back in 1969? Get a pretty blonde model and make one hilariously out-of-touch brochure. » 2/21/13 6:22pm 2/21/13 6:22pm

Dallas Strip Club Must Pay $10.5 Million After Woman Run Over By…

That may seem like a funny headline, but this story is extremely unfortunate. A jury in Dallas this week ordered a strip club to pay a woman's family $10.5 million after the club over-served one of their patrons, a man who then ran her over with his lifted truck.   » 2/21/13 5:20pm 2/21/13 5:20pm

Can We Just Make Europe’s Forbidden Cars Ourselves?

We have detailed very acutely how much we want cars like the Audi RS4 Avant and the VW Golf GTD to come to America. But why? Can't we make these cars here in America? » 2/21/13 5:00pm 2/21/13 5:00pm

See What Happens When Fast & Furious and Forza Horizon 2 Collide

Who doesn't love a free ride? Especially when it's in one of the cars from the explosive, high-octane Fast & Furious movies. For most people, getting the keys to these cars IRL is a no-go, but there's an alternative: the worlds of Forza Horizon 2 and Fast & Furious collide this week in a free (for now!) expansion that… » 3/30/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

Last Chance: Get The Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds For 77% Off

Wireless bluetooth ear buds are the new norm for on-the-go music listening. For a limited time, Jalopnik readers can save 77% on the sleek, comfortable Wireless Bluetooth Cloud Buds. This deal is ending soon, so don't miss out. » 3/27/15 1:01pm Friday 1:01pm