OnStar Leads Perp To Justice, GM to Republican Senator's Good Graces

The cross-dressing 22-year-old who carjacked the Tahoe belonging to anti-Detroit Tennessee Senator Bob Corker's lovely daughter was just sentenced to two years in prison, thanks in part to GM's OnStar system. Good thing she wasn't driving a Volkswagen. [Washington Post] » 7/23/10 3:00pm 7/23/10 3:00pm

Foreign Automaker-Loving Senator's Daughter's Chevy Saved By GM OnStar

The daughter of Senator Bob Corker, ardent Detroit carmaker critic and lover of foreign automakers, has GM's OnStar system to thank for recovering her Chevy Tahoe after being carjacked in D.C. yesterday. Let's see her try that in a Nissan. » 12/04/09 9:00am 12/04/09 9:00am

VIDEO: Jalopnik Nearly Runs Over Senator Bob Corker

Senator Corker, main man against the automaker bailout plan, and his security detail, are not amused as we nearly careen into them with our Mobile Command Center at the Detroit Auto Show. » 1/15/09 6:00pm 1/15/09 6:00pm

Senator Corker Comes To Detroit, Cavorts With Ze Germans

Senator Bob Corker, Nissan Republican, toured the Detroit Auto Show to talk to auto executives and Jalopnik in the video below. Note how much security he has around him. » 1/13/09 6:45pm 1/13/09 6:45pm