Corvette Museum Sinkhole To Stick Around As Popular Tourist Attraction

The Corvette Museum sinkhole may be one of our nation's greatest tragedies, but it's had a strange unintended side effect: attendance and sinkhole-related merchandise sales at the Bowling Green, Kentucky museum have risen sharply. As such, the museum's board has decided to keep it around. » 6/26/14 3:30pm 6/26/14 3:30pm

Here's Why A Kentucky Sinkhole Might Have Swallowed Those Corvettes

The Bowling Green, Kentucky area where the Corvette Museum is located sits in what is known as a karst area. This is an area where water slowly dissolves the native bedrock—usually limestone— in the subsurface. Once the bedrock is dissolved to a point, it is no longer structurally sound to support the weight of what… » 2/13/14 2:00pm 2/13/14 2:00pm

Top Ten American Automotive Pilgrimages

It wouldn't be a Jalopnik Automotive Amerigasm without a nod to the places that make American automotive history so great. Eddie Izzard may joke that he's from "Europe, where the history comes from," but the relative young age of the auto industry means our automotive history is as old and rich as anyone's...and of… » 7/03/08 2:00pm 7/03/08 2:00pm