For the vast majority of Americans, cars are a way of life. Most people live in suburbs or cities that aren’t dense enough to have good public transit.
GTA Online’s latest update adds “Transform Races” where players compete on tracks with checkpoints that instantly transform vehicles into something new. For example: one moment you’re racing around on a motorcycle, only to hit a checkpoint where you will soar away in a fighter jet. The mode incorporates everything…
When they step foot in a dealership, car shoppers generally focus on haggling the best price. But don’t forget: car loans are shoppable, too.
The most useful place for a voice-activated digital assistant isn’t your office, kitchen, or living room. It’s in your car, where your hands and eyes should be pre-occupied with driving. So Garmin put Amazon’s Alexa in a new bare-bones navigation device that will ensure you’ll never get lost, and never get lonely, on…
Some newer gas station pumps have small TVs built into them that blast ads, or even worse, the news at full volume. Here’s how you can turn that sound off and pump gas in peace.
This is a Suzuki Twin with a deeply disturbing “smile bumper” (スマイルバンバー or sumairu banpaa) that probably should not exist. But yet, it does.
Smoking weed and then driving? That’s definitely a thing that happens. But fessing up to it? I’m honestly surprised by the results here: A newsurvey of 600 drivers found nearly 40 percent were comfortable getting behind the wheel within two hours of smoking pot.
If there’s one constant truth in the Disney Pixar films, it’s that Cars will never make sense. Every Cars movie that comes out only adds to the confusion, and the latest tidbits that’ll stick a potato in your tailpipe have to do with why there are no motorcycles in Cars world, but there are fairy tales.
Cars in GTA Online can cost over a million dollars, but surprisingly, the most expensive vehicles are not the fastest. With over 400+ vehicles to choose from, each with its own stats and special abilities, GTA Online players are inundated by choice. The game is updated often, so that number keeps going up. Fans…
It’s Friday. The week is over. Summer is nearly over. But for you, it is about to be the weekend—it is about to be the car time.
The storied automotive industry is inextricably tied to the American Dream—and, as Donald Trump and the media constantly remind us, full of older white workers losing their footing in a changing country. Jerry Villagrana, an automotive engineer based in Detroit who is about to be stationed in Mexico, smashes that…
Last month, I was driving down the interstate, somewhere near the southern corner of Virginia, when a thunderstorm opened up above me. Suddenly, a wall of water appeared a hundred yards ahead. In a split second, I had zero visibility, a slick road, and a shitload of anxiety. So I let go of the wheel and felt the car…
Team Jalopnik rolls into the studio to talk about cleaning your cars.
In Jackson, Mississippi, in the state capitol, inside the very top of the rotunda, in a circular frame on a large wall panel, not far below the fierce, gilded golden eagle that sits atop the dome, there is a painting of two white-haired men who look like Colonel Sanders hoisting a Confederate battle flag. Not far…
Modarri toy cars are bright and colorful, and with “real” suspension and steering they’re a blast to play with. But the coolest thing about Modarri cars is the ability to strip them down to parts and rebuild them in countless combinations.
Cars 2 was not a classic film. It was unfocused and a bit too dependent on plot rather than characters. But it was a solid film. It had great action set pieces and ‘blink and you’ll miss it’ humor. And it doesn’t deserve the death by omission it is currently enduring.
Well, this would be nutty. German car companies have allegedly been working together in “secret working groups” on suppliers and costs in what may be one of “the biggest cartel cases” in German history, according to news magazine Der Spiegel.
It’s hot in Japan. Hot enough to melt a dashboard rubber duck into a forlorn pool of gooey plastic. And hot enough to make thousands of people intent on proving or disproving the authenticity of a now-viral tweet.