Watch this insanely fast drone fly at impossible speeds into the clouds

Holy crap. Once this drone decides to go, it just guns it like a warp speed rocket ship into the air. It’s so fast that I can’t believe it’s real. But Quadmovr has been showing iterations of its super fast drone for months now and everything else in the video seems to be moving at a normal speed so my God, this is… » 4/30/15 11:58am 4/30/15 11:58am

How The Marines Could Evacuate The U.S. Embassy In Libya

Libya appears on the verge of all-out civil war once again as opposing factions are squaring off in the streets of Tripoli. In the wake of the Benghazi attack, the Obama Administration and the DoD are ready and waiting to pull our diplomats and their support staff out at a moments notice. Here's how they'll probably… » 5/23/14 11:27pm 5/23/14 11:27pm

The Electrification of Performance

There is an inevitable resistance to change as new ideas in the automotive industry gain traction and move on to become accepted norms. Our generation is experiencing somewhat of a paradigm shift in auto technology; it comes through the ever-increasing use of complex electrical systems replacing the wonderful bits of… » 3/11/13 4:00pm 3/11/13 4:00pm

Vin Diesel's Chevelle Pops A Fast, Furious WheelStand In New Movie

This here is some leaked video from the set of the fourth installment of the rice-sploitation The Fast And The Furious movie franchise. Remember that famous scene at the end of the first film, where Vin Diesel's blown Dodge Charger pops a massive WheelStand (by the way, we never remember if it's two words or if the… » 4/23/08 11:00am 4/23/08 11:00am

Mach Freunden Mit Dein Schnell: A Post to Pacify Wert

We're not sure if TeeVee Wert really wanted to go on the Bullrun, as he made some namby-pamby excuse about being stuck at some Ferrari party because he needed to impress some girl and dragged Austin with him, thus leaving the fully-awesome Skiny without Jalopnik pals to hang out with in Detroit (note to people in… » 7/30/06 9:00pm 7/30/06 9:00pm

Breaking! Volkswagen Represents Deutschland, Double 2nd Quarter Profits

VW, the "Fast" automaker and maker of all things un-pimped, saw second quarter profit more than double, primarily due to a one-time gain from the sale of its EuropCar rental unit, shed earlier this year. The German automaker earned 859 million ($1.08 billion) in the second quarter of 2006, up from the 333 million… » 7/27/06 10:48am 7/27/06 10:48am

Volkswagen Beats Out Adidas For Major Advertising Silliness

We normally wouldn't be covering this at all — but gosh darn it, if it involves VW's "Fast" we're on it like white on rice...unless the rice is brown...then...well, you get the point. Anyway — Volkswagen just snagged some major award-age with a win over Adidas (and 620 other opponents) for the "Sales Promotion Grand… » 6/19/06 5:54pm 6/19/06 5:54pm

What's Up Doc? VW Goes Back To The Future With The Wascally Rabbit!

Our mom's had a number of cars over the years, and every time she pops the wrapper on a new one, she gets herself a personalized plate to smack on the back. Her latest is "MOMS BMW," but her first was "MOMS VW" and it was for her little VDub Rabbit. Well Mom, if yer interested in some nostalgia, it looks as though… » 4/11/06 7:01pm 4/11/06 7:01pm