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 2:30pm 2/19/15 2:30pm

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 8:54am 5/29/14 8:54am

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, "...auto 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 11:10am 4/24/14 11:10am