Ever wanted to run a car magazine? Ever wondered what it’s like and what it takes? Now’s your chance to ask the guy running Autoweek, Rory Carroll, anything you want. He’s here in the office and happy to answer your questions.
Building something as complex as a car is an expansive collaborative effort calling on people with diverse backgrounds. There is, of course, the engineers designing the actual mechanics, but there are also the aesthetic and tactile elements that affect how you experience the car, each carefully chosen by designers.
There’s an old commercial for Westwood College that’s become something of a running joke in the video game world. Two young men sit at a couch, hammering away at PlayStation controllers. A woman walks in. “Hey guys, finish testing that game yet?” she asks. “I’ve got another one I need designed.”
Wow, dreams really do come true.
The author of The Art of Racing in the Rain didn’t show up to our meeting in a boring car. He couldn’t. After Garth Stein arrived, we shook hands and he motioned to the beautiful coupe behind him poking its nose out into the morning Washington sun. “It’s a 1974 Alfa Romeo GTV 2000, finished in Faggio,” he said. Not…
Some say that he’s gotten sideways in some of the fastest and craziest cars in the world, and that he has a new book out on how you can be a driving badass too. All we know is he’s Ben Collins, pro racing driver and Top Gear’s former Stig, and he’s hanging around Jalopnik for a bit to answer your questions.
Hey, you kids like the Nissan GT-R? Of course you do. Be sure to be on Jalopnik at 10:30 a.m. EST today, because Nissan’s chief product guy for the GT-R Hiroshi Tamura will be around to answer your questions. Ask him whatever you want then about the 2017 GT-R, Skylines, his own 600 HP R32, and anything else that might…
If there’s one guy who’s got all the stories from the last three decades of Formula One, it’s Martin Brundle. He also made Ayrton Senna work very hard for his F3 championship and won the 24 Hours of Le Mans with Jaguar.
You kids like talking to race car drivers? We have TWO drivers on Jalopnik today doing Q&As! IndyCar champion Will Power will be around at 11 a.m. EST, and racing legend and F1 commentator Martin Brundle on at 12 p.m.! Join us and ask them anything!
Here’s a very special treat from the Geneva Motor Show: while all the other outlets are ogling the latest luxury crossover, the race car drivers have decided to hang out with us. Specifically, the guys who drive the new Ford GT race car. They have an awesome job, and they’re gonna tell us all about it.
2015 Formula Drift champion Fredric Aasbo will be here next week! You can ask him anything you want, though I’ll be most curious to know what it’s like to drive his gazillion-horsepower turbocharged four-cylinder, rear-drive Scion tC.
Designing a car from the ground up, from road to roof, is a huge collaborative undertaking that requires someone at the wheel to guide the car’s development. At Chevrolet, one such executive is Ron Arnesen, who is responsible for the design and development of the Chevy Malibu.
For years Mike Rowe has been traveling across the country to meet people whose laborious, often thankless work keeps the world moving forward. And across different shows and different television networks, what has remained consistent is Mike’s sincere curiosity and willingness to learn.
Mazda’s been on something of a roll lately. They have some of the most consistently fun to drive cars in the entire industry, from the new 2016 Miata all the way up to their crossovers and sedans. You have Dave Coleman to thank for that, and now he’s here to answer all your questions for the next hour.
After we showed you how to waste an afternoon screwing around with a project car, more than a couple commenters asked “why I use Auto Parts Store X” as opposed to some other one. Does it really make a difference? Tell us if you have a favorite auto parts store, and why!
In a follow-up to the recent question “What do you ride and why?” we figured we’d open up the floor to those of you that haven’t made the leap. If you’re anything like I was, there are a few bikes that speak to you, make you stop in your tracks, and think, “Now that’s what I want.” Tell us what they are.
So you found Lanesplitter, the new motorcycle blog on Jalopnik. Welcome! We’re happy to have you here. Have a seat, pour yourself a cup of coffee, and tell us about what kind of motorcycle you ride. And hey, why’d you go for that one?
Shopping around for a car can be a lot work, as you weigh your needs and wants against your budget and try to find the perfect car for you. Here to help answer some questions you might have about buying a car are our friends from Jalopnik’s Car Buying blog.
Bob Hegbloom, Director of Ram Truck Brand and Mike Cairns, Director of Ram Truck Engineering answered questions in an open Google+ Hangout on June 12, 2014. Here's the interview recording, and their most important answers.