Saab 9-X BioHybrid Wins Specialty Concept Of The Year

The Saab 9-X BioHybrid has been crowned as the coolest car to never actually exist by 25 professional auto journalists at the Automotive Hall of Fame. The award, better known as the "Specialty Concept Car of the Year," was bestowed upon the 9-X BioHybrid due to its ultra-efficient 200 HP 1.4-liter BioPower turbo hybrid… » 6/25/08 2:40pm 6/25/08 2:40pm

Most Liked Ad: Hummer For The Win!

Just prior to Chrysler CEO Bob Nardelli's New York Auto Show keynote speech this morning, some guy who works for The Dark Lord of All Media Rupert Murdoch conducted a none-too-brief awards ceremony for carmkers, their marketing muckety-mucks, and their ad agencies. IAG Research, an advertising-effectiveness-measuring… » 3/19/08 12:15pm 3/19/08 12:15pm

Car Show We Don't Watch Names Honda Fit "Best of the Year"

PBS's MotorWeek, which is like Top Gear without humor, high production value or entertaining hosts, has named its "Drivers' Choice Awards" for 2007. Most of the choices aren't that surprising: Lexus LS as the "Best Luxury Sedan" and Ford Shelby GT500 for the "Best Performance Car." The one thing that sticks out is the Honda… » 2/12/07 4:35pm 2/12/07 4:35pm

Screw the NACTOY: You Pick the 2007 Car and Truck of the Year

It's that time of year when a jury of North America's car journalists sit around the hookah and smoke bowls of the latest particulate provided by the world's automakers. They emerge in time for the Detroit auto show with two names: the 2007 North American Car of the Year and Truck of the Year. But right now, they've… » 12/14/06 10:53am 12/14/06 10:53am

Acronym Schmacronym: The Ten Worst Cars Today on TTAC

One of life's greatest joys (next to farm-fresh eggs and good gin, taken separately) is to poke fun of ugly, ill-considered, badge-engineered or otherwise distressing cars. You might say it's the yin to our gearjeaded, car-lusting yang. Farago picked up that thread in his latest effort on The Truth About Cars: TTAC's… » 10/17/06 11:38am 10/17/06 11:38am

The Jalopnik Paris Show Awards: Paris Show Edition

We're back from the Paris auto show, a few millimeters of shoe leather shorter, a few Euros poorer and a few Gitanes smokier. Now, it is the time on Jalopnik when we look back on what we've seen and try to make sense of the Euro-focused cavalcade of cars and put the glitz into global context. What better way to do that … » 10/02/06 1:09pm 10/02/06 1:09pm