Earlier today, CNBC’s Fast Money invited Jalopnik on the show to talk Tesla Motors, so we drew straws and sent Michael Ballaban—mostly because he was the only one with a clean suit and a trimmed beard.
Ford's EcoBoost engine line uses turbochargers and direct injection to match the performance of much larger engines while returning better fuel economy. Good luck getting that point across to Mike Barnacle and Morning Joe, Mr. LeBeau.
OK, so CNBC's Rovell doesn't scream like a little girl, but if you want to see CNBC's sports reporter look scared out of his mind riding smokey-burnout-shotgun, here's a teaser for the network's upcoming documentary airing 9PM, July 9th. [Hulu]
Yesterday, CNBC inter-spliced their GM bankruptcy coverage with happier moments from the General's past (i.e., the 1950s). Either they were mocking GM or Kudlow was having another coke-fueled fantasy of Erin Burnett in an apron baking lasagna. [CNBC]
Dennis Kneale, CNBC's bespectacled lunchtime loud-mouth attacked American cars for not having an "iPod jack in every car." Kneale's obviously never heard of Ford's epic Sync system or the aux-in jack in every GM vehicle.
The Carbon Motors E7 police car appeared on CNBC this morning after ringing in the opening bell at NASDAQ.