​Ford Will Let You Pick Your Own Navigation App Next Year

Most embedded navigation systems suck, so Ford wants to give you a choice: use someone else's. Unfortunately it won't come out until next year and the only mapping app it supports so far is from Alibaba – the Chinese e-commerce company. But there is hope. » 1/14/15 7:30pm 1/14/15 7:30pm

​Verizon Vehicle Adds OnStar-Like Features To Your Dumb Car

Verizon is following the lead of companies like Automatic, Dash, and Zubie, tapping into your car to provide health reports and diagnostic info. But Verizon Vehicle takes it a step further with vehicle tracking, emergency services, and even a Bluetooth speaker, making it an OnStar retrofit for your old ride. » 1/14/15 12:21pm 1/14/15 12:21pm

​Ask The Man Behind The 2016 Nissan Titan Anything You Want

The 2016 Nissan Titan is an answer to a question we're not entirely sure needs answering. So we tied the Titan's chief product head to a chair, filled him full of genuine Thai Red Bull, and glued his palms to a laptop to tell us why Nissan's latest foray into the light-duty pickup market matters. » 1/12/15 2:00pm 1/12/15 2:00pm

Here's The Brand New Front End Of The 2016 Toyota Tacoma

The 2016 Toyota Tacoma will be completely redesigned from tip to tailgate. We've seen the rear is getting a little more chiseled to take after the bigger Tundra, now it seems the grille's gone trapezoidal and the headlights are getting tighter. » 12/17/14 12:49pm 12/17/14 12:49pm

​2016 Chevrolet Volt: This Is Some Of It

GM gave a sneak peek of the 2016 Chevrolet Volt to current owners tonight in Hollywood. Photos weren't allowed, but a reader sent us this teaser pic from the announcement. Here's what we know.
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Will design save Volvo from melting into vanilla oblivion?

I don't envy the daunting job that lies ahead for Volvo head of design Thomas Ingenlath. The Swedish brand posted a loss of close to $90 million in the first half of 2013, and while they're back in the black thanks to cost-cutting measures and growth in China, they still have an uphill battle to find firm footing in… » 1/17/14 12:08pm 1/17/14 12:08pm

The one question MINI asks owners to find buybacks is...

The best auto show chatter happens when people let their guard down and just shoot the shit. After getting the lowdown on the new MINI Cooper and wide-eyed John Cooper Works, I hung around for a while with a few of the product specialists at their booth at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit. » 1/16/14 11:38am 1/16/14 11:38am

Here's How To Enjoy Yourself In Detroit During The Auto Show

Are you a journalist who wants real food instead of three days of catered bullshit? Or are you a visiting enthusiast who wants to have a good time in Detroit without being robbed? If you're in town for NAIAS, here's an honest guide to having fun outside of Cobo Hall — besides meeting the Jalopnik staff, of course. » 1/02/14 3:23pm 1/02/14 3:23pm

What Would Make Auto Shows More Fun?

The world's automotive media is on hand for the Detroit Auto Show, but the general public's interest in attending auto shows has been declining. What do you think would make these events more interesting and appealing? » 1/09/12 11:30am 1/09/12 11:30am

Detroit Auto Show: These are Tomorrow's Cars Today

Awesome three-door Korean hot hatches, neon-green electric supercars and a sexy hybrid with turbo boost. Fanciful future concepts? Nope. They're reality at this year's Detroit Auto Show. Here's everything important you missed. » 1/12/11 3:30pm 1/12/11 3:30pm

Detroit Auto Show Evacuated After Fire Erupts In Audi Display

The are numerous reports on the web of a serious fire breaking out in the Audi display inside Cobo Hall where the 2010 Detroit Auto Show is being held. There's no indication yet of any injuries or the extent of the damage but the photo from Twitter user @KristynBurtt shows a lot of smoke around the Land Rover display… » 1/21/10 2:00pm 1/21/10 2:00pm

VIDEO: The 2010 Detroit Auto Show In 60 Seconds

The Detroit Auto Show's more than just cars. It's also goofy faux-bots, giant foosball tables, handicapped-van rodeo, VW super-villain thrones and Hardigree expressing his disappointment of the CR-Z in a chipmunk voice. This is all of it in 60 seconds. » 1/14/10 12:00pm 1/14/10 12:00pm

BMW's 1-Series Models: Wires? Where We're Going We Don't Need... Wires

BMW's Detroit Auto Show stand has a small case with three 1-Series models in it. When you push a button, they drive down a moving "road" belt with no leads or brackets attached. How the heck does it work? » 1/13/10 1:30pm 1/13/10 1:30pm

Luxo-Barge + Matrix Music = Still Not Exciting

The CTS-V Coupe launch video showed a car ready to destroy the world. The Cadillac XTS video, complete with dramatic Matrix-esque orchestration, shows a car ready to save it — right after it's done showing you pictures of its grandkids. » 1/13/10 11:00am 1/13/10 11:00am

Is This The First-Ever Kia Race Car?

The Kinetic Group has built a Grand-Am Continental Tire Challenge car out of a 2010 Forte Koup. Andy Lally and Nic Jönsson are signed on to drive it. A Korean manufacturer in professional touring car racing? Has this happened before? » 1/13/10 9:00am 1/13/10 9:00am

Booth Professionals of the 2010 Detroit Auto Show

The existence of booth professionals is very telling. They're strategically placed to deliver details of sexy vehicles or draw cameras to unremarkable ones. Who had the most? Ze Germans, China's eZone and of course, Chrysler. It's all they did have. » 1/12/10 5:30pm 1/12/10 5:30pm

Don't Believe The Hype: The CR-Z Is Not A New CRX

Honda wants you to believe that the CR-Z is the reincarnation of the legendary CRX. It should have been — and it even looks right — but it's no CRX. How do I know? I own one. » 1/12/10 4:00pm 1/12/10 4:00pm

2010 Detroit Auto Show Round-Up: The Full Monty

The Detroit Auto Show was slightly less depressing than last year, thanks to an onslaught of, like, five unawful cars. Every car we covered can be found in the Jalopnik round-up below. » 1/12/10 3:00pm 1/12/10 3:00pm