First 180-Degree Spherical HD Gaming Simulator Costs $18,000

If you have that magic combination of wealth, lots of open space in your home, a non-existent or very understanding partner, and maybe a touch of agoraphobia, today's a great day. Ariel, makers of the skeletal Ariel Atom and simulator maker Motion Simulation have joined forces to produce what is likely the finest… » 5/01/12 1:30pm 5/01/12 1:30pm

This is what a mile-wide tornado looks like in HD

The massive tornado that ripped through downtown Tuscaloosa, Alabama last night was captured in HD by a local news station's webcam. The devastation is obvious as the massive storm rips through the heart of the city, killing at least 36 and injuring hundreds. » 4/28/11 10:30am 4/28/11 10:30am

PickupTrucks.com Issues Heavy Duty Trucks Magnum Opus

Pickuptrucks.com's 2010 Heavy-Duty Shootout has dropped and it's their biggest comparo ever: nine heavy duty trucks, 3402-hp, 5845 lb-ft of torque, and copious truck abuse. We pitched in and got our first look at the impressive GMC Sierra Denali HD. » 8/16/10 4:00pm 8/16/10 4:00pm

Chevy Silverado HD Diesel Bends Ford Over Knee With 765 lb-ft Of Torque

Just as we go and declare the 2011 Ford Super Duty the best heavy-duty pickup on the market, GM comes along and crushes Ford's power figures. The new Chevy Silverado HD diesel makes a staggering 765lb-ft of torque and 397HP. » 3/10/10 10:00am 3/10/10 10:00am

The 2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD Frame: Good Vs. Better

Amazing strength, meet slightly less amazing strength: For the Chicago Auo Show, General Motors welded an old Silverado HD frame to a new one. Boxed rails? We got your boxed rails right here. » 2/10/10 4:45pm 2/10/10 4:45pm

2011 Chevrolet Silverado HD: Big Bowtie Finally Out-Guns Ford's Super…

Chevy's been getting its ass kicked by Ford's Super Duty pickups. Now the 2011 Chevy Silverado Heavy Duty finally boxes the frame, adds triple rate springs and offers a stupefying 20,000lb towing capacity thanks to the new Duramax diesel. » 2/10/10 12:00am 2/10/10 12:00am

2009 Sno*Drift Rally: The Movie

We warned you about it. We gave you plenty of advance notice. And now it's finally here. Our full 2009 Sno*Drift Rally film. Be afraid, be very afraid, because Jalopnik don't do no lilly-livered video. » 2/27/09 1:30pm 2/27/09 1:30pm

2010 GMC Sierra HD Spied Sporting A Minor Refresh

The guys at Pickuptrucks.com have snagged some shots of a 2010 GMC Sierra HD pickup in dually chassis-cab configuration. The most obvious change is in the grille area, where a honeycomb three-bar motif dominates, but overall the refresh is pretty minor. Rumors of a more-powerful Duramax available under the hood,… » 10/13/08 2:40pm 10/13/08 2:40pm

Scion Chooses Lackluster HD Radio For Its Audio-Centric Customers

Toyota has recently announced a partnership with iBiquity, which will put HD Radio systems in a variety of Scion vehicles. What makes this partnership even funnier is the PR-speak Toyota used to announce the partnership. » 4/17/08 4:40pm 4/17/08 4:40pm

Toyota hasn't gotten that hint that HD Radio is floundering, big time. This whole marketing thing…

Volvo to Make HD Standard in All Almost All Models

Because their customers really want to listen to Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me in High Definition Hybrid Digital, Volvo is going to make HD standard and almost every model. And if you think we're joking about that, we'd note they made the announcement in Boston. The list includes S40 T5, V50 T5, C30, C70, S80, V70, SC70… » 11/28/07 10:15am 11/28/07 10:15am

GMC And Chevy Flashed Us The Heavy Duty Credentials, We Barely Noticed


Much ado is being made about the "flash" of the HD versions of Chevrolet and GMC's newest haulers during the press event earlier this week announcing the new GMT-900 based Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra. Truth be told, we were too busy ogling some of the co-eds working for the event company to spend much time… » 8/04/06 1:27pm 8/04/06 1:27pm

BMW to Offer HD Radio as a Factory Option

The quiet war between satellite radio and HD radio — which allows providers to offer digital radio signals and (information channels) along the same airwaves as analog AM/FM radio — appears to be amping up. With most of the battles being won of late by the big satellite providers, Sirius and XM, HD-radio software… » 8/05/05 10:13am 8/05/05 10:13am