What Technology Most Defines The Cars We Drive Today?

There are elements that define the modern driving experience, the modern automobile. Transmissions that shift themselves, dashboards that read you directions, keys that work from your pocket. » 2/12/15 11:30am 2/12/15 11:30am

I Flew to Work in the Uber for the Skies

Flying from LA to San Francisco on business is a task normally fraught with stress and rage. But today, my journey begins from a better place. Instead of the gargantuan mess that is LAX, my Uber rolls up to a tiny airport three miles to the east. I start to realize just how different my work commute will be today. » 9/29/14 3:12pm 9/29/14 3:12pm

The 110 MPG V8 Looks Like Snake Oil Bullshit

We've been hearing absurd claims from automotive inventors for years — cars that run on water, blinker fluid that won't burn your hands, soups that eat like meals — but the claim of incredible gas mileage from a big engine is one of the most common. Doug Pelmear claims to have a V8 engine that makes 110 MPG. It sounds… » 7/17/13 1:25pm 7/17/13 1:25pm

A Jalopnik Year-End Salute To Florida, America's Craziest State

Here at Jalopnik, we bring you stories from across the globe, from the Nürburgring to the Baja to Colombia and Sicily. But arguably no other place brought us (and you) as much joy as Florida, the largest hotbed of wackiness in these United States. Here are our favorites this year. » 12/31/12 4:00pm 12/31/12 4:00pm

Stolen Ferraris, Lambo Owners, And A Plan To Steal The Shuttle:…

People are more interesting than cars. It's a basic premise that guides a lot of our coverage and differentiates us from other publications. A Shelby GT40 is a beautiful piece of machinery, but it's so much better if you know who Carroll Shelby and Dan Gurney are. A Lamborghini is a way for some to show off, but it's… » 12/31/12 9:00am 12/31/12 9:00am

Did GM illegally block a competitor to its Corvette race team?

A Texas race team has sued General Motors for antitrust violations, saying it conspired with tire maker Michelin to hobble a private competitor to GM's factory-owned Corvettes in American and international road racing. » 2/23/11 1:30pm 2/23/11 1:30pm

Why I Couldn't Pilot An Airplane After A TSA Pat-Down

Following the refusal of ExpressJet pilot Michael Roberts to submit to imaging or a pat-down, pilots' unions have asked the Transportation Security Administration for changes, with little luck. One pilot says agressive pat-downs kept him grounded. — Ed. » 11/18/10 12:45pm 11/18/10 12:45pm