Qantas, Australia’s largest international airline, officially retired its fleet of Boeing 747 passenger aircraft this month. To celebrate, the airline raided the booze cabinets, and then put them up for sale for less than $1,000 online.
Uber, like its competitors Waymo, Zoox, Cruise and others, has been trying and failing to get autonomous cars up and running for years now. The business opportunity — no more of that having-to-employ-drivers nonsense — is obvious, but it’s funny how everyone in the self-driving business seems to have stopped talking…
The Great Wall Black Bullet made an appearance at the Beijing Auto Show this week. It looks like a Hot Wheels execution of an overland vehicle with a healthy dash of evil Toyota Tundra. I’m into it!
Two unrelated driving games that came out recently utilize an aesthetic I would call whimsical, though they are really not similar to each other. I haven’t played Art Of Rally or Inertial Drift yet, but I really appreciate the unique looks both of these new games are bringing to virtual driving.
The Hyundai RM20e is an 810-horsepower super hatchback, but it’s also an evolving testbed for the South Korean automaker’s performance technology. Like its predecessors, this prototype is getting whipped around racetracks so that its tech can (we hope) trickle down to roads.
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The Honda e:concept is being presented at the 2020 Beijing International Automotive Exhibition (also known as Auto China 2020 or just the Beijing auto show.) It seems to combine a lot of elements that I don’t like, yet ends up creating something that’s actually pretty slick.
Jim Farley officially becomes Ford’s new CEO this week, VW thinks the ID.4 will compete with the RAV4 and Tesla’s rivals in China aren’t terribly worried about anything. All that and more in The Morning Shift for September 28, 2020.
As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and a professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing trading in a car with potential issues and whether to sell a car just to take advantage of today’s used-car market.
Talk Like a Pirate Day may have been last week, but that won’t stop us from referring to today’s Nice Price or No Dice Jag as an S-Type “Arr.” You could even throw a “matey” in there at the end if you want. Let’s see if this supercharged saloon is worth giving up a chunk of your booty to buy.
There’s just something about racing movies from the 1980s through the early 2000s that brought out the worst in film studios. I don’t know what encouraged someone to look at a stock car and say, “this, but so cheesy you can’t even comprehend it,” but they did, and I love it. And now I want to know your favorites.
Fan-favorite IndyCar driver James Hinchcliffe found himself in a tight bind at the end of the 2019 season: Arrow McLaren SP opted against signing him so late that all Hinchcliffe could piece together was a three-race deal with Andretti Autosport. Now, he’s adding three more races to his 2020 package after the early…