In February, we reported that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was looking into certain Fiat Chrysler electronic shifters, which seemed to cause cars to roll away after they were parked. Well, now it looks like Fiat Chrysler has decided to recall 1.1 million vehicles to prevent such a vehicular…
The new no-dual-clutch Audi S4 debuted today, and Audi released a customary video to show the car in motion, with some lifestyle scenes and shots of its features. Also, it has the worst music ever put to a car video.
Jeep announced that it will keep its controversial (bad) styling for the 2016 Cherokee. Jeep’s Mike Manley said, “I think the overall styling, the overall shape, the overall accommodation of that vehicle is spot on. I don’t think that there’s anything that dramatically needs to change with that vehicle going forward.”
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will announce a formal investigation later today into the Jeep Wrangler fires we first reported on in March, Jalopnik has exclusively learned.
I normally drive a manual transmission, and generally prefer to, but I'm not blind to the charms of an automatic. Shifting your own gears — what are we, animals? Sure, I get why people want it. And I imagine everyone who's spent any amount of time in an automatic must have wondered, at least once, why PRNDL?
Is it really true that nobody knows how to drive a stick these days? I tend to doubt the "automatic transmission is destroying our ability to drive" gloom-and-doom crowd, but who can say? Time for a totally unscientific poll!
A Jaguar XFR recently suffered electrical failure while in my care, and its electronic shift lever became locked in Park. When the time came to tow it, the car had to be in neutral. Here's the trick to shifting it.
Some 24 Hours of LeMons teams simply give up when faced with mechanical woes; we've seen teams load the car on the trailer after a fuel pump failure. Not so with Police Brutality!
Ford designed their all-new 6R140 TorqShift Six-Speed Transmission to meet the power from both the 6.7 liter Power Stroke and the 6.2 liter gasoline V8, a unique proposition considering diesels provide their power at low speeds and gasoline motors have much higher red lines than diesels. The new six-speed does this by…
We didn't think a Mitsubishi Colt was capable of 520 HP, however, during an acceleration run in this kid's Colt, a nasty clunk led to the clutch rolling past. The transmission literally fell out.
We got waaaay more entries than we expected in yesterday's Create The Jalopnik Transmission Name contest, so after slogging through all the suggestions (and discarding those with Astroglide references, you pervs- this is serious business here!) we've come up with thirteen finalists instead of the planned "few." The…