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GM, Audi, Jaguar halt Russian sales amidst ruble's collapse

With the Russian ruble losing over 40 percent of its value since June, automakers are temporarily stopping sales in Russian until they can adjust prices, or see things stabilize. Continue reading GM, Audi, Jaguar halt Russian sales amidst...Show More Summary

Report: Texas plumber shocked his old Ford F-250 is now in terrorists' hands [w/video]

Do you ever wonder what the a owner is doing with your vehicle after you trade it in? Mark Oberholtzer of Mark-1 Plumbing in Texas City, TX, has no need to imagine, but it's probably his worst nightmare. That's because an image of his...Show More Summary

Dopey Old Couple Almost Dies After 13 Hours Trapped In Unlocked Mazda 

yesterdayVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

An older New Zealand couple almost died after being inside their new Mazda 3 for 13 hours because they couldn't figure out how to exit the car. This was very close to being an actual tragedy, and one that could have been prevented by — and this is where you cringe — pulling the door handle. Read more...

Video: Watch Emily Blunt and John Krasinski prank Jimmy Kimmel's SUV

Jimmy Kimmel has a bit of a rivalry going with Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. Not like the "I'm on television, you're on the radio" one he has with his former Man Show co-host Adam Carolla (who of course has more to do with cars than the last name he almost shares with a Toyota economy sedan). Show More Summary

OEMs Suspend Vehicle Sales In Russia Amid Volatile Currency Situation

With the Russian ruble experiencing a near collapse in value, multiple OEMs have decided to suspend sales of its vehicles in Russia. According to a statement sent to Just-Auto, GM’s Russian arm said “In view of the volatility of [the]...Show More Summary

Denmark Arrests Former OW Bunker Manager in Italy

Denmark has arrested a former manager of collapsed ship fuel supplier OW Bunker and intends to hand him to Italy, where he is suspected of fraud, the Danish public prosecutor said on Thursday. The post Denmark Arrests Former OW Bunker Manager in Italy appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

SMART Bow Scuttled Off South Africa [PHOTOS]

The bow section of the bulk carrier MV Smart has been refloated and scuttled off the coast of South Africa about 17 months after the ship wrecked. The post SMART Bow Scuttled Off South Africa [PHOTOS] appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

Recalls: Ford blows up Takata airbag recall by over 447k vehicles

? Ford is the latest automaker to announce an expansion to its Takata driver-side airbag inflator recall, and the latest increase adds an additional 447,310 vehicles to the nationwide total. The company says that this expansion comes...Show More Summary

Shell Releases Video of Spectacular Prelude FLNG Mooring Wire Strength Test

17 kilometers of anchor chain weighing in at over 8,100 tons are being manufactured in Spain at Vicinay Cadenas for the Shell Prelude FLNG facility. This will certainly take some [...] The post Shell Releases Video of Spectacular Prelude FLNG Mooring Wire Strength Test appeared first on gCaptain Maritime & Offshore News.

?Not April Fool's: Lotus Rumored To Be Making An Evora-Based Crossover

15 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Way back in 2006 Lotus decided to have some fun for April Fool's with the Load Lugga, an El Camino'd Elise with a tow hook and a tailgate. The joke was obvious. It was the complete antithesis of what Lotus stood for. We laughed then. We're not laughing now. Read more...

We're Having 'A Moment' With The First Shots Of The SCG 003

49 minutes agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

It's been a good week for those of us champing at the bit to learn more about the Scuderia Cameron Glickenhaus 003C. We've heard it start, watched video of it on the track, and discovered that the road version will be powered by a twin-turbocharged W12. Now we have photos. Oh yes, we have photos. Read more...

This Team Actually Wants To Build Elon Musk's Hyperloop

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Could Elon Musk's Hyperloop tube system truly revolutionize mass transit? Maybe, if he had any inclination to do it. Right now it exists as little more than a brilliant concept from a guy whose hands are a little tied at the moment. But one California startup actually wants to make it happen. Read more...

How To Get Your Girl To Kiss When You Smell Like Oil And Other Answers

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Hello, delightful word-readers! Have I told you how, collectively, I think Jalopnik has one of the best, smartest, and, let's be honest, assumed attractive readerships around? I'll stand by that, and I'll prove it with my tangelo-sized fists if I have to. So let's see what kinds of questions our wonderful readers have this week. Read more...

Tesla tentatively tests battery swap plan

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Tech

Today Tesla Motors announced a pilot program to test the battery-swap scheme for its Model S sedans shown off last year.

Porsche's 'Magic Mirror' Turns Any Car Into A Macan

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Automakers are always going on about "aspirational" cars, so Porsche devised a plan to stoke the flames, transforming unwitting shoppers' cars into the new Macan with its "Magic Mirror". Read more...

This Is The Most Mind-Blowing F-4 Phantom Air Show Demo Of All Time

2 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

The F-4 Phantom II – otherwise known as the Bent Wing Wonder, Old Smokey, Rhino, Elephant, Double Ugly, and other nicknames not fit for print – flew in air shows all around the world for half a century and still does. But this demo by the German Luftwaffe, flown over St. Paul's Bay on the Island of Malta, may just be the most jaw dropping F-4 display of all time. Read more...

Lamborghini Aventador LP700-4 Pirelli Edition heading for production in 2015

3 hours agoVehicles / Cars : Car Advice

In 2015, the house of the raging bull will begin producing a limited number of Lamborghini Aventador Pirelli Edition vehicles in both coupe and roadster body shapes. Since the former tractor manufacturer began producing road cars in 1963, every Lamborghini has worn Pirelli-made rubber and this special edition Aventador has been designed to celebrate that [...]

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