Jalopnik’s own Managing Editor Erin Marquis just bought a new car. She loves it dearly, but it has already caused a problem for her. It’s a problem that we should have a word for, but don’t.
On Sunday, the president of ride-hailing company Lyft, John Zimmer, blogged a prediction that private car ownership would essentially be over in U.S. cities by 2025. The end of private ownership in cities is part of how he and the company view the future of U.S. transportation, and it sure sounds optimistic.
For some people, letting another person drive their car is on the same level as letting another person “have a go” with their significant other. It’s nothing personal, but we just can’t allow it. Jalopnik readers would never hand over the keys of the ten cars below.
This is possibly the most brave car story I have heard told on the Internet—how one owner came to appreciate the most hated car of modern times. This is a story of love and a PT Cruiser.
A friend of mine recently purchased a Toyota Corolla. Here's how it happened: my friend came up to me one day and said "I'm going to purchase a Toyota Corolla!" And I replied: "OH GOD NO!! WHY??!? HOW COULD YOU DO THIS TO YOURSELF?? TO SOCIETY?? TO HUMANITY!?? YOU ARE RUINING EVERYTHING THAT'S RIGHT WITH THE…
This question starts with two cars I very much admire: Toyota's 1980s midengine MR2, and its 2000s MR2 successor.
Dubai announced new plans to raise fuel costs, parking fees, and insurance prices on cars and well, some people ain't too happy about it, with one website dubbing the plan 'Operation Fuck the Poor.'
Like many other serious commitments in life, everyone has a different take on car ownership. Some of us fall in love with one car and stick with it for what seems like an eternity. Others are ready to move on to the next vehicle almost as soon as one new car hits their driveway. Some of us even spend time our time…
Some people have long meaningful relationships with their cars, others seem to have a new vehicle every time you see them. Are you a committed car owner or do you move onto the next one as soon as you get bored? How many cars have you owned?