Chevy Used A Ford Truck To Set Up The Their Stage At The Texas State…

Chevrolet's media team will be thrilled when they see this photo of workers using a Ford SuperDuty to setup the Chevy Trucks display at the Texas State Fair. Although to be fair, at least it's not another recall notice. That would just be embarrassing. » 10/01/12 9:30am 10/01/12 9:30am

How A Cadaver Made Your Car Safer

A highly-promoted feature in the 2011 Ford Explorer are its new inflatable rear seat belts. The not-so-highly-promoted working stiffs that helped make it happen? Human cadavers. Here's how automakers still quietly use dead people to make your car safer. » 8/26/10 1:45pm 8/26/10 1:45pm

Drunk Driver Launches Car Over Toll Booth

An intoxicated driver launched her Chevy Impala, Dukes Of Hazzard-style, over a toll booth as she left the Dallas-Forth Worth International Airport yesterday. The car clipped the toll booth but both the operator and driver escaped without serious injury. » 6/02/10 4:45pm 6/02/10 4:45pm

Toyota Cuts Sales Forecast Again, Still Expected To Top GM

Toyota's previously reported group-wide global sales forecast cut has gotten bigger. The company now estimates sales will fall by 350,000 additional units, for a 2008 worldwide estimated total of 9.5 million vehicles. More significantly, Toyota brand sales in the U.S. are now expected to drop 7% from 2007; this,… » 7/28/08 9:20am 7/28/08 9:20am

Jalopnik Crashes GM's New Global Powertrain Engineering Center In SE…

In a move that GM Chairman and CEO Rick Wagoner described as "A major step forward for General Motors," the company today dedicated its new Global Powertrain Engineering Development Center. The center is located in Pontiac, MI, spitting distance from the defunct Silverdome — the former home to the Detroit Lions, and… » 7/25/08 5:00pm 7/25/08 5:00pm

GM Not Breaking Up With Big Oil, Just Needed Time To Think

GM just can't quit Big Oil. One week after we reported that the General planned a very public breakup with petroleum, GM is backing away from its new ad campaign. In a statement, GM spokeswoman Kelly Cusinato said, "It's one spot, and it's not in its final creative treatment yet. We don't know if we're going to run it."… » 6/18/08 9:20am 6/18/08 9:20am