Oliver Schmidt, the former head of Volkswagen’s U.S. regulatory compliance office from 2014 to 2015, was sentenced on Wednesday to seven years in prison for his role in the German automaker’s emissions cheating scandal.
We’ve called H2Oi the most ticketed car show in America, but you don’t understand just how many cars there get pulled over until you show up. Which we did. And we got got, too.
It’s been a little over a year since Jeremy Clarkson, James May and Richard Hammond returned to us with their new show on Amazon Prime, The Grand Tour. And this Friday, Dec. 8, the show will return for its second season. What are you hoping to see?
GTA Online is home to a community of people who dress up as animals and commit virtual crimes together. The Furry Army, which boasts a roster of nearly 200 members, is led by a red fox-cheetah hybrid, Vik Nightfox. Like anyone else, these players want to have fun in the wild streets of Los Santos, but the furry…
Now is the time to get the hell outside, mainly because the weather is mild, but also because our president is hellbent on getting rid of public lands and you may not be able to hike anywhere by next year. So, REI is helping you get outside with an extra 25% off all their sale items, no code needed.
Listen to me, no one needs a robovac of any kind. Whether it’s a Roomba, an EcoVac, or a cheap Anker like what I’ve got—they’re nothing more than infant-sized metal-and plastic turds that push small piles of dirt around and scream when they cannot figure out what “rugs” are. They are inefficient, wasteful annoyances…
It’s about six hours from New York to Seattle via plane, which was too long, recently, for a Delta 757 that had to make an emergency stop in Billings on Saturday night. The bathrooms were full and, well, a lot of passengers had to go. Correction: A lot of passengers had to go “really bad,” according to a Delta report.
Tesla seems to be working out its manufacturing bottleneck issues that were partially responsible for a $619 million loss last quarter. But the company’s solution might be causing a global battery shortage.
Oftentimes, you’ll hear terms like “boost threshold” and “turbo lag” get thrown around, sometimes mixed up and sometimes used as the same thing. They aren’t actually, and here’s the difference.
People who know him call him Dave. You probably know him by the eponymously-named company, J.D. Power and Associates, which I used to think was fake. It is not. It is extremely real and, I have learned, one of the most hilarious threads running through the multi-trillion-dollar auto industry.
What you see above is a Lexus with a New Jersey transit sign jutting out of its sunroof. The reason this happened, police say, is because the driver of the Lexus struck a pole in the City of Secaucus, and just kept going. When police caught up to the driver and arrested her, she’d traveled several miles, apparently…
Do not merely drive in to the median, my beautiful jabroni Mustang-owning friends. Drive over the median.
Or maybe it’s not! Who am I to say?
Swiss car designer Rinspeed has a penchant for designing over-the-top concepts, and this new car(?) it plans to show off at this year’s CES is exceptionally extravagant.
Los Angeles’ morning commute is a nightmare on most days, but today, it looked like drivers were heading straight into the fires of Hell. Interstate 405 in the Bel Air area of Los Angeles ultimately had to be shut down this morning when a wildfire came way too close to the freeway as well as many homes in the area, …
Oh, hello there. I will assume that you who are reading these words right now enjoy good things in life. For instance, a certain surge of joy potentially brought on by the appearance of the new Toyota Supra at the Detroit Auto Show. Well, I’m sorry to have to tell you this, but it won’t be there. Sorry.
General Motors announced its new Marketplace app, meant to allow drivers to order things by poking their infotainment screens on the road, Tuesday. It was only a few hours later when the National Safety Council was all over the folks at GM, reminding them that maybe shopping while driving isn’t a great idea.
It is time once again for our network to pump out gift guides for the holiday season, prodding you to buy and consume like all the other sheeple. However, no one made a gift guide for us, the people who write Jalopnik. Thankfully, SpeedSource’s auction has us covered. The diesel Mazda6 is for sale, and we’re still…
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