U.S. To Bolster Air Defense Along Russian Border: What That Means

The DoD will be sending additional fighters to the Baltics, and possibly Poland, to beef up the NATO air policing roles along Russia's border with greater Europe. » 3/05/14 4:52pm 3/05/14 4:52pm


This is a test. This blog is conducting a test of the Emergency Alert System. Like, guerrilla-style. This is only a test. If this had been an actual emergency, you would have been instructed where to go for news and official information. » 11/09/11 2:00pm 11/09/11 2:00pm

2011 Ford Mustang GT: First Burnout of the New 5.0!

Some publications do burnouts with V6-engined Mustangs. Not that there's anything wrong with that, but we're not like those kind of publications. Instead, we've got this — the first burnout of a 2011 Ford Mustang GT. The 5.0 is back! » 3/24/10 3:45pm 3/24/10 3:45pm

Cadillac CTS-V Wagon: Bigger, Longer And More Uncut

This is it — the Cadillac CTS-V Wagon — fully unmasked at a marketing photo shoot. It's the stretched-out high-power people-hauler every automotive journalist has been waiting for. Let's just go ahead and call it the Cadillac of awesome. » 3/06/10 10:15pm 3/06/10 10:15pm

BREAKING: FBI Raids Three Toyota Suppliers In Detroit

While Toyota CEO Akio Toyoda sits answering questions on Capitol Hill, the FBI confirmed with us they raided the offices of three Toyota suppliers in Metro Detroit for documents related to antitrust violations. UPDATE! » 2/24/10 2:25pm 2/24/10 2:25pm

Audi RS5: Aluminum Und Mean

Not surprisingly, a slew of pics of the Audi RS5 übercoupe have leaked. No embargo's strong enough to hold back this brutish, 450 HP Euro barnstormer from the interwebs. Do similar easy-to-shed shackles keep it from coming stateside? Maybe. » 2/20/10 10:30am 2/20/10 10:30am

3 Tesla Execs Dead In Palo Alto Plane Crash

A twin-engine Cessna piloted by a Tesla manager crashed into an East Palo Alto neighborhood today killing the pilot and two other Tesla employees on board. » 2/17/10 1:31pm 2/17/10 1:31pm

Top Gear USA Alive, Heading To History Channel

Despite being killed by NBC, Top Gear USA lives on at The History Channel. Sources there tell us they've ordered between 10 and 12 episodes and they're currently interviewing candidates for the hosts. » 2/15/10 12:00pm 2/15/10 12:00pm

VIDEO: Danica Patrick, Hype Crash In First NASCAR Race

Danica Patrick crashed in a 12-car pileup in her over-hyped NASCAR debut at today's Nationwide race in Daytona. We may be done with Danica, but that doesn't mean NASCAR is. The hype goes on for the next two Nationwide races. » 2/13/10 4:31pm 2/13/10 4:31pm

Chrysler: Fiat 500 On Sale In U.S. By End Of Year

The Fiat 500 will go on sale in the U.S. by the end of the year, according to Dodge Car Brand CEO Ralph Giles in a speech to the Economic Club of Chicago a few minutes ago. » 2/11/10 2:21pm 2/11/10 2:21pm

Toyota To Borrow, Test Steve Wozniak's Prius For A Week

Since the issue of Steve Wozniak's Prius arose yesterday, Toyota has been anxious to get in touch with the Apple co-founder to diagnose the problem and, according to his assistant, will take the car for testing. » 2/02/10 9:00pm 2/02/10 9:00pm

Apple Co-Founder Claims Toyota Prius Has "Scary" Software Problem He…

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak told a crowd today of an unintentional acceleration problem with his 2010 Toyota Prius, which isn't under a recall. "This is software. It's not a bad accelerator pedal," he told the crowd. "It's very scary." » 2/01/10 11:20pm 2/01/10 11:20pm

Toyota Announces Accelerator Pedal Fiery Death Fix

Toyota today announced it will begin fixing accelerator pedals in all of this week's 18.4 billion-gazillion (approx.) recalled vehicles with a "precision cut steel reinforcement bar." Details below. » 2/01/10 7:30am 2/01/10 7:30am

I See Ed People: Whitacre Appoints Self As New GM CEO

We just knew Edward E. Whitacre Jr., the government-appointed chairman of GM, loved the spotlight too much to step down. He will reportedly become the automaker's permanent CEO after holding the position on an interim basis. » 1/25/10 9:15am 1/25/10 9:15am

Mini Countryman Crossover: First Photos

Someone leaked shots of what is clearly the new MINI Cooper crossover and they show off everything about the new car — except whether its called the Mini Countryman or Mini Crossman. More pics of the biggest Mini below. » 1/19/10 11:15am 1/19/10 11:15am

EXCLUSIVE: Bugatti Lake Crash Owner Buys Replacement $1.5 Million Veyron

The man who drove his $1.5 million Bugatti into a Texas lake replaced the broke n' busted hyper car Friday with another $1.5 million Veyron. Here's the first picture. » 1/17/10 10:20am 1/17/10 10:20am

GM Looks To Offer "Build Your Own Engine" Program For Corvette ZR1

Remember when Jalopnik built a 638 HP LS9 V8 for a Corvette ZR1? Cool, right? Well, GM's considering a program to let ZR1 buyers do just that. It's a totally awesome idea that's every super car buyer's wet dream. » 1/14/10 7:30pm 1/14/10 7:30pm

The El Camino Is Back... Again

PickupTrucks.com reports this morning that Mark Reuss, General Motors' newly installed president of GM North America, says the Holden VE Ute may still come to the U.S. If it does, it could wear the famed Chevrolet El Camino badge. » 1/14/10 8:15am 1/14/10 8:15am

Honda CR-Z Sport Hybrid: Finally, An Exciting Hybrid!

Confirming what we've seen in leaked brochure scans, the production Honda CR-Z Hybrid has been outed as the small and sporty Prius alternative with a hybrid-first six-speed manual transmission. The leaking culprit? Honda's premature marketing department and AOL. » 1/11/10 12:36am 1/11/10 12:36am

First A-Team Trailer: Yes, It's The Same Ol' GMC Van!

As ridiculous as it sounds, the A-Team movie remake includes the only cast member we care about: the classic GMC A-Team van. Also, B.A. Baracus in a Lamborghini clearly pities many fools. Leaked trailer below. » 1/08/10 2:10pm 1/08/10 2:10pm