Hello and welcome to 2017! We have so much to look forward to, like the debut of the new Ford GT, dozens more Avengers sequels, and the inevitable heat death of the entire universe.
The time has come: today is my final day as a regular contributor to Jalopnik. From this moment on, you’ll be able to find all my writing at the new automotive enthusiast-focused page Autotrader.com/Oversteer, where I’ve been hired as editor. But as much as I’m excited for my new gig, leaving behind Jalopnik after…
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Car-obsessive commenters — since we opened up Jalopnik four years ago — have influenced our site more than is acknowledged and sometimes more than is comfortable.