Fisker Karma Gets A Starting Price Of $87,900, We Get First Front Shot…

Following yesterday's hind end reveal of the Fisker Karma Tesla-killer, today we get a low-resolution peek at its nose ahead of an official reveal at the 2009 Detroit Auto Show. Again we see the production-intent car mimics the concept car almost identically, though the grille is revised nicely for a much sleeker… » 12/03/08 2:20pm 12/03/08 2:20pm

Fisker Karma Previewed Ahead Of Detroit Reveal

If we take out our crystal ball and look forward two months, the big three will have their precious loans in hand, Barack Obama will have solved global warming and given everyone a puppy that craps rainbows, and the 2009 Fisker Karma will be fighting the 2010 Toyota Prius and the 2010 Honda Insight for bragging rights… » 12/02/08 4:00pm 12/02/08 4:00pm

Forgotten Brand, Forgotten Car: 1929 Oakland All-American Six

Can you imagine a brand marketed above Pontiac and below Buick, Olds and Cadillac? Neither could GM after 1931, but before that Oakland was such a brand. Proving platform prostitution isn't a new idea, this 1929 Oakland All-American Six is basically a badge engineered Pontiac with a fancy interior. The story here… » 1/22/08 7:30am 1/22/08 7:30am

Jalopnik Gets Massively Mopar At The 2007 Chrysler Employee Motorsport…

We took a moment out of our lazy busy weekend schedule to head on up to Auburn Hills and the Daimler Chrysler Tech Center for the annual auto show for the Chrysler Employee Motorsport Association (CEMA). Although they've been doing it for 18 years, this is only the second time we've been lucky enough to… » 6/11/07 12:00pm 6/11/07 12:00pm

Toyota's As American As Apple Pie: So Sayeth the 'Today Show'

The 'Today Show' ran a nice little piece this morning on the "fact" that foreign automakers are just as "American" as can be — and yet again we're wondering if the mainstream media ever does their homework on these pieces or if they do — what's their litmus test for what makes a company "American." We feel like… » 6/14/06 1:14pm 6/14/06 1:14pm