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

This Is The Lawsuit Attempting To Bring Indian Diesel Pickups To…

Indian automaker Mahindra promised America a small diesel pickup, but there have been numerous delays. Now U.S. distributor Global Motors is suing the company to make them stop dragging their feet and start building it. Here's the full thing. » 6/17/10 2:00pm 6/17/10 2:00pm

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

Ghosn Loses It, Thinks He Can Sell Car For Three Grand In The U.S.

Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn is interested in selling a bare-bones car in the U.S. for $3,000. Speaking such crazy thoughts might qualify him as a loony, but if he can actually pull it off he might have a legitimate reason to don that superhero costume again. Nissan and Indian automaker Tata Motors are both planning on… » 10/29/07 3:30pm 10/29/07 3:30pm