Does This Magazine Owe Ferrari $70,000 For Early LaFerrari Review?

German magazine Sport-Auto just published, then deleted a video of them whipping the new 950-horsepower LaFerrari on country roads and Ferrari's Fiorano test track. Do they now owe Ferrari seventy grand? » 4/29/14 5:33pm 4/29/14 5:33pm

Ferrari Will Fine Journalists $70,000 For Releasing A Review Early

If you want to buy the new LaFerrari, you might have to buy another one just to pay for the privilege. And if you want to review the car, you'll have to pay about $70,000 in fines to Ferrari if you publish that review early. » 4/22/14 2:20pm 4/22/14 2:20pm

Why Jalopnik Doesn't Do Product Embargoes, A Warning To Carmakers

An 'embargo' is when a journalist, and a car company the journalist is supposed to cover, agree to withhold news from you, the reader, for reasons that have almost everything to do with the company's best interests. Jalopnik's policy is to not agree with these, but not for reasons of ethics. It just gives us a huge… » 12/04/13 2:20pm 12/04/13 2:20pm

Truck Trend Admits to Hummer H3T Embargo Screw-Up

One of the big buff mag boys over at the House of Trend is showing some remorse over the Motor Trend empire's embargo-breaking for fun and profit. Mark Williams, chief truck-lover over at Truck Trend, is manning up to "accidentally" publishing their latest issue ten days early and revealing the new Hummer H3T a week… » 1/29/08 9:00am 1/29/08 9:00am