The James Bond Corkscrew Jump Was The First Computer-Modeled Stunt

I’m a little surprised that we haven’t covered this in detail before, because it’s so crammed full of Jalop-bait: jumping and flipping cars, AMCs, James Bond, frustrated backwoods law enforcement, and lots of secret math and early computers. The jump is the famous corkscrew from The Man with the Golden Gun. »6/16/15 12:00pm6/16/15 12:00pm

Project Car Hell, Malaise Special Editions: Hang 10 Dart or Levi's Edition AMX?

Welcome to Project Car Hell »8/22/08 6:00pm8/22/08 6:00pm, where you choose your eternity by selecting the project that's the coolest... and the most hellish! Italy in our last Choose Your Eternity poll, with the Alfa Romeo Duetto taking a 53-47 victory over the British contestant. After admiring the lovely in yesterday's , we had no choice…

Not-Available-Here Econobox Shootout: 500 Vs. Hornet Vs. Cube

We're all now apparently destined to give up our delightful gas-guzzling luxury boats (again) and dump our super-sized SUVs in favor of wearably small fuel sippers. It seems, thanks to news yesterday that the Dodge Hornet's still in the mix and planning to head stateside, that at least a few automakers are trying to… »6/12/08 9:40am6/12/08 9:40am

Hornet Is Go! Dodge to Build Micro-Car, Because Duh, Gas Prices Might Rise

The ever-progressive Chrysler Corporation wowed the auto industry today amid heavy rumors that it may build a small economy car based on the Dodge Hornet. While not breaking up with Big Oil, Chrysler is hedging bets that, in the future, fuel prices will soar due to a combination of flawed American foreign policy… »6/11/08 1:00pm6/11/08 1:00pm

It's Official Unless China Says It's Not: Chery To Make Itty-Bitty Cars For Chrysler Group

This deal's been in the works for what seems like forever. We'd even heard the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid was all set to go in October of this past year, but held off for "political reasons." So it's really no surprise that the deals' done — the DaimlerChrysler supervisory board's approved the… »2/27/07 9:57am2/27/07 9:57am

Chrysler Would Prefer A Chery-Flavored Hornet Rather Than Plain Chery

Negotiations have been going on for around a month between Chery and the Chrysler Group over what b-segment car the folks at Chery may build for the less-than-equal side of the "merger of equals." AutoWeek's reporting the folks at the 'merican side of the German-American hybrid are a bit concerned over the quality… »2/20/07 10:46am2/20/07 10:46am