BMW Hits The Bobsled Track, GM Goes Electric, And Ford Sees A Profit…

This is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parcel it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 11/15/12 9:00am 11/15/12 9:00am

Bailout Helps Obama, Ford And GM Help Australia, And VW Helps Us Waste…

This is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parcel it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 11/07/12 9:00am 11/07/12 9:00am

Chrysler Zeroes In On 2015 SRT Barracuda, Maserati Goes Topless, And…

This is the Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place at 9:00 AM. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parcel it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 9/24/12 9:00am 9/24/12 9:00am

How To Buy Video Games

There are a lot of video games out there and a lot of ways to buy them. But you don't have bottomless pockets of money and you might be unsure about which games to get, whether you really should download them or go to a store and... is it really necessary to pre-order? And don't these games ever go on sale? » 7/25/12 9:15am 7/25/12 9:15am

How One Australian Town Helped A Doomed Plane Win History's Greatest…

Lost in a thunderstorm over southeastern Australia, Captain R.D. Parmentier and his crew were desperately trying to find a place to land the big DC2 airliner. They were just a few hundred miles from the finish of an epic 11,300-mile race from London to Melbourne and the storm had rendered their communications… » 5/04/12 12:00pm 5/04/12 12:00pm

Watch Kim Dotcom Race An F1 Driver In Video 'Seized By The FBI'

Before Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom came under pressure from the feds he shot this video of himself and partner Finn Batato racing Germany's famed Nürburgring racing circuit in three of his crazy cars with F1 driver Kimi Raikkonen. According to Dotcom the final edit was "seized by the FBI." » 4/26/12 1:30pm 4/26/12 1:30pm

For $2,500, the boxer stands alone

The number 33 appears, unexplained, on the side of Rolling Rock beer bottles. It's also the name of both Alfa's gorgeous 33 Stradale and today's Nice Price or Crack Pipe 33 Sportwagon. The latter can better the Stradale in carrying home cases of Latrobe's finest, but should it also carry a lower price? » 9/28/11 8:00am 9/28/11 8:00am

Virginia DMV Revokes World's Greatest License Plate

A man in possession of the world's greatest license plate has lost his battle with the Virginia DMV, who ridiculously claim it encourages oral sex with kids instead of just cannibalism. Here's their predictably unfunny response to the funny plate. » 1/04/11 4:34pm 1/04/11 4:34pm

Top Gear USA: The Stig's New Track

When the U.S.-version of Top Gear debuts on HISTORY next month there will be an American Stig and he'll need a track. Here's the first images and details of The Stig's new American playground. » 10/24/10 5:30pm 10/24/10 5:30pm

Toyota Revives The Electric Car With New RAV4 EV

Toyota will revive the electric car they once killed with a Tesla-powered electric RAV4-EV at November's LA Auto Show, about the time that pesky Chevrolet Volt hits the market. Lay bets now on which will be recalled first. [Toyota] » 9/13/10 5:15pm 9/13/10 5:15pm

Se7en, Se7en, Oh My Se7en!

The Lotus Seven is one of the oddest and most rewarding cars ever built. Colin Chapman's bug-eyed masterwork has inspired countless copies. Three years ago, we met a large percentage of them at the Tail of the Dragon. Lightness, ho! » 7/23/10 4:00pm 7/23/10 4:00pm

Motor Trend Car Of The Year: 2010 Ford Fusion

The newly-refreshed 2010 Ford Fusion was just named MotorTrend's Car Of The Year for 2010. Not a bad choice in our opinion as Ford's got the most money to spend on marketing. Also, the car's damn good. » 11/17/09 1:40pm 11/17/09 1:40pm

Kristján Einar: Race Car Drivers Shouldn't Sell Hot Dogs


Jalopnik's adopted Icelandic racer Kristján Einar, still looking for a sponsor to foot the $500,000 he'll need to join Newman-Wachs' Atlantic Championship team, is trying to raise cash himself. It's not going well. » 3/17/09 12:00pm 3/17/09 12:00pm

Obama's New Cadillac Limo Officially Unveiled

President-Elect Barack Obama's getting a new Cadillac Limousine in time for his inauguration on January 20th. Here are the first official photos. The new limo's a rolling symbol of the President's power and GM's marketing. » 1/14/09 2:30pm 1/14/09 2:30pm

By The Numbers: 2010 Toyota Prius Vs 2010 Honda Insight

The 2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Honda Insight take very different paths to the same answer: fuel economy. Lets take a look at how the two stack up. » 1/13/09 9:30am 1/13/09 9:30am

Ukrainian Limousine Sets All Time Ugly Record

There have been many entrants for the title of worlds ugliest car, many of which hail from the former Soviet Union republics, but this Ukrainian limousine makes us think the competition might be over. » 12/12/08 6:00pm 12/12/08 6:00pm