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The F1 Red Bull's Team Principal Wants Is Way Better Than The Real Thing

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Red Bull team principal Christian Horner’s vision for the future of Formula One is so brilliantly simple that if it was down to him, people would actually start watching races again. Bernie, I believe it’s time to get the fuck out. Read more...

BMW Prototype with Hydrogen Fuel Cell – First Drive

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

BMW first started with hydrogen powered cars with the Hydrogen 7 in 2005, a 7 Series powered by a V12 fueled by liquid hydrogen stored in a cryogenic tank, though BMW first started making hydrogen fuel cells in 1999. This was actually a pretty large success, with many celebrities, like Jay Leno buying them. Show More Summary

Show Us Your Favorite Vintage Truck Commercials

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Looking for an excuse to post this great 1979 TV spot for the Jeep Cherokee Chief, I realized just how many incredible old truck ads I still haven’t seen. If you’re on the internet instead of out barbecuing right now, find your favorite and share it in the comments! Read more...

Jump Onboard The Fastest Car At Goodwood This Year

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While Rod Millen’s two decades old Toyota was the exact opposite of slow up the hill at Goodwood, it was this Subaru run that took the crown in the end. Wonder no more why. Read more...

The Navy Has Retired The EA-6B Prowler After 45 Years Of Service

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The Navy wrapped up its “Prowler Sunset” retirement celebration last weekend at the picturesque Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington State. The open house included the airfield’s last EA-6B flanked by EA-18G Growlers, the Grumman...Show More Summary

Why Now's The Perfect Time For The 2016 Ford GT

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Ford is on a roll like an unhinged wrecking ball down Lombard Street with crazy cars right now, and the Ford GT is going to be their king. If you already figured that out, how about just an excuse to watch one wail around a track? Read more...

The Morning Shift: Choose Your Own Adventure Edition

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Good Morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know. Read more...

For $8,450, Is This 1977 Ford F150 A Real Steel Steal?

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

While today’s F150 may have an aluminum body and an EcoBoost heart, our Nice Price or Crack Pipe ’77 is all about American steel and a big V8. However, will its price have you chanting U.S.A, U.S.A., U.S.A? Read more...

[A batch of MGAs being prepared for dispatch to the United States.

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[A batch of MGAs being prepared for dispatch to the United States. Only complete cars are sent to this important market, and the method of packing illustrated here makes the best use of the cargo space. (1957.)] Read more...

What Would These Famous Pre-Automobile People Drive?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It’s a holiday weekend coming up, and most of us are already planning our drunken bender logistics, so all actual productive thought is long gone. So let’s do something goofier with our brains as we ride out the day, like picking what car someone who died long before cars would have driven! Could be fun! Right? Maybe? Read more...

Strategy Group Gives Honda A Break, But Can They Actually Improve F1?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Surprisingly, the often inept and self-interested Formula One Strategy Group has made some constructive decisions. Changes to the power unit penalties which are crippling this season will be rushed through. On the other hand, they’re sticking to plans to overhaul the car design. Let’s look at today’s decisions. Read more...

One Of The World's Greatest Designers Has Left The Building

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After nearly five decades at the helm of Italdesign Giugiaro SpA, Giorgetto Giugiaro has retired from the Italian design house he founded. Both he and his 50-year-old son still own a 9.9 percent stake the company that was sold to Audi, but as of June 28, the legendary designer has left the building. Read more...

Feds Vow To Punish Fiat Chrysler For Mishandling Recalls

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

After today’s public hearing in Washington, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will punish Fiat Chrysler for its mishandling of 23 recalls involving over 11 million cars. Read more...

William Shatner’s Rivet Trike Doesn't Work But It Is A Force For Good

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

When William Shatner laid out his plans to create a V8-powered, steampunk trike with two yokes and squeeze triggers for controls we all kind of assumed it wouldn’t work. Unfortunately we were right. But that hasn’t stopped Shatner from trailering the Rivet from Chicago to Los Angeles for an awesome cause. Read more...

Comment Of The Day: Don't Give Him Ideas Edition

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Today the company run by sweaterbaron Sergio Marchionne took a real rough beating in Washington. But what did Sergio have on his mind when that was happening? Read more...

This Is Volvo's Idea Of The World's Most Resplendently Luxurious Baby

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Look at this baby. Look deep into his confused, cosseted eyes. He is not just a mere baby. He is a baby of Excellence. Or his leather-and-metal clad throne is Excellence, or something. Anyways, Volvo’s calling it the Excellence Child Seat Concept, and it’s the Swedes idea of the car seat of the future. Read more...

The Way We're Reacting To The VW Worker Killed By A Robot Is Wrong

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

On Monday, there was a sad incident at a VW plant in Germany where an industrial robot that was being set up picked up a man and crushed him against a metal plate, killing him. This is essentially like any industrial accident — tragic, of course, but these factory deaths do occasionally happen. So why are there so many jokes about this in my social media feeds? Read more...

Holy Crap Watch This Nissan GT-R Fly Off The Road At Pikes Peak

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

At the wheel of this hillclimb-prepped 2009 Nissan GT-R is none other than the impossibly kind racer and Motor Trend hot shoe Randy Pobst. Thankfully, he’s alright. Here’s how this crash happened to one of the best in the business. Read more...

Camden Thrasher made it on our list of the 10 young photographers you have to follow, and his shots

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Camden Thrasher made it on our list of the 10 young photographers you have to follow, and his shots from Le Mans this year hit that point home. They’re jawdroppingly gorgeous. Enjoy. Read more...

The Truck Brand War Score: How GMC Won June 2015

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

GMC is the unexpected hero of truck sales for June 2015, taking GM way passed Ford on pickups and enormous American SUV sales. Meanwhile the Chevy Colorado is still fighting an uphill battle against the Toyota Tacoma in smaller trucks. Read more...

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