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Volkswagen's History Of Emissions Deception Dates Back To The 1960s

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

We’re still in the throes of Dieselgate, that smoky, messy tale of Volkswagen’s disturbingly clever gaming of the EPA’s testing and emission regulations. But it’s not Volkswagen’s first time playing fast and loose with claims about emission controls, as we learn in two examples from the 1960s and ‘70s. Read more...

Rumor: BMW 9 Series Coupe considered for production

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Latest rumor coming from Munich says that BMW is considering a 9 Series Coupe model for production. German magazine AutoZeitung also published an article on the 9er Coupe which corroborates some of the things we’ve heard through the grapevine. Read more...

Inverse Pitching: Drugs On The Assembly Line, The Next Corvette And BMW Z1 Ownership

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

HARK! A sound doth bellow across the horizon! Is it the glorious bellow of a PRV V6, wheezing out the back of a DeLorean? NAY! It is the call for writings. Your writings, specifically. Rather than having you scramble for ideas, we’re going to give you some of our own. And we’re paying. Read more...

Nissan's Radical GT-R LM Nismo Will Return To Racing Next Year

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

There’s an old saying: “If at first you don’t succeed, quit and give up entirely.” The folks at Nismo do not believe in this philosophy! Despite struggling at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the bonkers front-wheel drive Nissan GT-R LM Nismo...Show More Summary

The anti-Formula One Series that (Almost) Never Was

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Much like IndyCar, Formula One has also threatened to split multiple times, but for one crucial moment - ahead of it American counterpart - it did go separate ways for a few races. This is the story of the F1 series that never was. Read more...

Diesel Needs To Die

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Diesel sounds all well and good, but in addition to torque it can pose serious health hazards. It can also be dirtier than we were told. In this weeks edition of Avoidable Contact, Jack Baruth advocates for diesel to be banned. Immediately. Read more...

The Moment I Began Selling Secrets To The Russians -- Or So They Thought

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

I gripped the wheel tightly and steered the Jeep toward the warehouse. My heart was thumping so hard I thought Oleg might be able to hear it in the passenger seat. Read more...

What's Your Weirdest Car-Selling Story?

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Selling a car is hard. Well, ‘hard’ isn’t the right way to put it. ‘Filled with skeezballs and weirdos’ is more accurate. Read more...

The Ten Best Ways To Maintain Your Car In The Apocalypse 

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

In the apocalypse, it’s likely that resources will be scarce, mechanics will be long gone, and your car will be on its last legs. Stay prepared with these 10 steps! Read more...

There's Finally an All-Electric Version of the GMC Sierra Denali—For Kids

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

One of the last horizons for electric cars are work horse vehicles like pickup trucks that would suck a battery dry in no time. There is demand, though, which is why GMC is tip-toeing into the market with an all-electric version of the Sierra Denali that’s only spacious enough to seat a couple of three-year-olds. Read more...

Darren Aronofsky To Direct New Channing Tatum Evel Knievel Movie

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The director of Black Swan, the writer of The Fighter, and that guy from Magic Mike and 21 Jump Street are teaming up to make a movie based on the life of Evel Knievel. This could actually be fantastic. Read more...

James Bond's New Aston Martin Can Fly Too

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

To be fair, so can your car, and it doesn’t even have to be an Aston Martin. But it sure as hell won’t do it this gracefully. Read more...

The Good News And The Bad News For Fiat Chrysler

2 days agoVehicles / 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...

Deadspin The Blue Jays Partied Extremely Hard After Winning The AL East | io9 10 Ultra-Weird Science

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Deadspin The Blue Jays Partied Extremely Hard After Winning The AL East | io9 10 Ultra-Weird Science Fiction Novels that Became Required Reading | Kotaku One Game’s DLC Costs $3000 (And That’s On Sale) | Lifehacker Learn to Make Windows 10 Apps With This Free Course From Microsoft | Read more...

Jenson Button Stays With McLaren-Honda F1 For 2016

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Jenson Button just confirmed what Ron Dennis already told the press last weekend. Instead of retiring, he will indeed stay with McLaren-Honda alongside Fernando Alonso for the 2016 season. Read more...

The BMW X4 M40i Is Your 355 Horsepower Budget X6 M

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

A 3.0-liter twin-turbo inline-six in a BMW M4 Coupe produces 431 horsepower, as it should in a proper M car. Since the new X4 M40i isn’t actually a proper M car, you only get 355 horses from its 3-liter twin-turbo inline-six. Will that do? Read more...

Don't Let The Dealer Steal Back Your Car - The Podcast

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The most trafficked piece I’ve written to date was on bad Spot Deliveries - when the dealer sells a car and then steals it back. Or threatens to, in an attempt to get more money. It’s the topic of this week’s podcast. Read more...

Roy Ayers -- 'Everybody Loves The Sunshine'

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams. Read more...

Here’s What Happened When I Tried To Sell My TDi ScandalWagen to CarMax

2 days agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

If you’ve read any of my 2-3 other posts, you’d know that I went out and leased a 2014 VW Jetta SportWagen TDi about a year ago in an attempt to merge the practicality of my beloved 4Runner and my I-like-it-but-I-don’t-have-room-for-three-cars...Show More Summary

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