This Person Driving While Half-Assedly Cleaning Snow Off Their Windshield Is Just the Worst Kind of Idiot 

Why? Just why? Why the hell would anyone—especially a Canadian—do something as stupid and dangerous as driving with a completely snow-obscured windshield for absolutely no good reason? I’m both baffled and ashamed that I’m in the same genus as this non-genius. I mean, the car is entirely free of snow except for the…

Over $280,000 in Prize Money Takes Tractor Driving and Farming Simulator to a New Level

I like video games, but I don’t play that many of them. The last time I farmed anything was for Legendary Marks in Destiny. I didn’t realize that there are whole games devoted to actual farming, like Farming Simulator—and that there are people who are so into and good at these games that there are championships where…

Here's How Advanced Manufacturing Techniques Were The Real Key To The Ford Model T

The Ford Model T is legendary, as is most everything and everyone associated with it. But if you look at it critically, it was absolute garbage by modern standards, as was the person who created it. It’s secret to world domination, however, wasn’t that the car itself was great. It was the leaps in manufacturing that…

McLaren's Concept of F1 in 2050 Is Like a Futuristic Video Game You Never Expected Become Reality

The future of driving—should we as a human population even make it a few more decades—looks to be full of electric vehicles and artificial intelligence, meaning motorsport has to evolve or become obsolete. McLaren has a vision of what that electric, AI evolution will look like for Formula One by 2050, and it’ll remind…

I'm Pretty Sure the Volkswagen Group Makes More Types of Engines Than Any Other Carmaker

The Volkswagen Group is a colossal, car-building behemoth. Whether it’s the biggest such behemoth depends on the year and how General Motors and Toyota are doing at the time, but there’s no denying the VW Group is massive. I think it may also be number one in at least one very specific way: No other carmaker makes as…

What Doesn't Detroit's Courthouse Want You To Know?

As Jalopnik and Gizmodo Media Group’s Special Projects Desk discovered in a months-long investigation last year, subprime auto lender Credit Acceptance Corporation has all but turned Detroit’s 36th District Court into a debt collections agency, with one in eight civil cases filed there being a Credit Acceptance…

Jet's Clearing Out Bonobos Basics For Rock Bottom Prices

It’s time to stock up on basics for every season, because Jet is blowing out a bunch of great staples from Bonobos for 40%-59% off list price. The selection isn’t huge, but there are a ton of essential button-down shirts, one pair of chinos, and even a military jacket that we’ve recommended on The Inventory. Best of…

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