Tesla P85D Not Quite As Insane As Expected, Still Fastest Car CR Has Tested

We here at Jalopnik can tell you how a car makes you feel. It can be fun, fast, slow, or sad. But if you want to get hard data and numbers, there’s no one better to turn to than Consumer Reports. So it’s probably a good thing that CR just data-ized what we felt – the Tesla Model S P85D is a damn fine automobile.
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This Is How The Pros At Consumer Reports Do Winter Test Hooning

Here's the weird thing you might not know about Consumer Reports. Not only do they have an incredible test track, they're also all better drivers than any self-respecting bunch of automotive journalists should be. So let CR Auto Test Director Jake Fisher and Jalopnik EIC Matt Hardigree show you how to hoon. »2/19/15 2:30pm2/19/15 2:30pm

Consumer Reports Warns Of Poor Quality Counterfeit Tires From China

Sometimes buying a knockoff is a great way to get the look for less. When it comes to clothes this might be a smart move, but when it comes to tires, often you get what you pay for. Consumer Reports found poor performing Chinese counterfeit tires being sold to unsuspecting consumers. »11/18/14 5:25pm11/18/14 5:25pm

Dealerships Making More Money Selling Warranties and Service Plans

Not long ago I wrote a piece called ,"Back Room Deals: Extended Warranties, Service Plans, and Other Extras." For the first time I started to get some nasty messages from car-dealers, specifically "finance managers." I was accused of "deceiving customers" and "giving bad advice." Now let me reiterate that at no point… »5/29/14 10:14am5/29/14 10:14am

Survey: Dealers Lack Knowledge and are Reluctant to Sell EV Cars

Elon Musk has maintained for the longest time that dealerships will sway people away from EVs and into gas cars. He says, " dealers have a fundamental conflict of interest between promoting gasoline cars, which constitute virtually all of their revenue, and electric cars, which constitute virtually none." »4/24/14 12:36pm4/24/14 12:36pm