Panasonic Will Give Tesla At Least $3.50 To Help Build Gigafactory

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 7/31/14 9:31am Today 9:31am

Fiat Profits Drop 55% Because Making Cars Is Hard

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 7/30/14 9:27am Yesterday 9:27am

Chinese Government Makes Jaguar Lower The Price Of Their Sports Car


This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 7/29/14 9:03am Tuesday 9:03am

Ex-GM CEO Says Only 'Fools' Believe They Set Mary Barra Up

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 7/28/14 9:59am Monday 9:59am

U.S. Quietly Evacuates Libyan Embassy With Surprise Convoy Escape

With Tripoli's major airport coming under fire and a civil war raging in the streets, it's been clear for a while that the fighting in Libya was getting out of control and the evacuation of U.S. staff and troops would be necessary. How'd they do it? With a sneaky early morning convoy. » 7/26/14 9:02am Saturday 9:02am

What a week, we got threatened with a lawsuit by a guy who made an ugly car and Lemmy from Motorhead. We went to Eldora Speedway in the middle of nowhere Ohio to watch the greatest race there is and did a live Q&A with one of NASCAR's up-and-commers. At one point we had a NASCAR truck mechanic come in to the comments… » 7/25/14 4:44pm 7/25/14 4:44pm

Why Do You Care About Cars? Why Do You Read Jalopnik?

Success breeds contentment and contentment is the enemy of success. Jalopnik has exceeded any dreams we had of what it could be, which means we need to dream bigger. We also need to realize that car culture is still in danger and that we don't serve everyone who deserves to be served. Thus we need to know: Why do you… » 7/25/14 1:20pm 7/25/14 1:20pm

Ask NASCAR's Kyle Larson Anything You Want Before Eldora

We're camped out at Eldora, where dirt prodigy Kyle Larson hopes to take the golden shovel home with him and, hopefully, avoid questions about how he maintains his bum. He's joining us in the JALOP-1 Airstream to answer any and all of your questions. Ask away! » 7/23/14 3:36pm 7/23/14 3:36pm

The Sprinter-Based RV Lifestyle Is One I Can Get Behind

I'm sitting in the back of our bigass Airstream Interstate in one of the plush captain's chairs, typing away on my laptop while Raphael pilots us past West Virginia into rural Ohio. This is the way to be. » 7/22/14 12:26pm 7/22/14 12:26pm

We're Going To Eldora To Witness America's Greatest Racing Spectacle

Last year I watched F1 cars zip around COTA and sports cars take their last laps in the sunsetting ALMS series at VIR. So it's with authority I say nothing was more fun than watching NASCAR trucks on TV trying to drive around a dirt track in middle-of-nowhere Ohio. This year I had to see it in person. That's right, … » 7/21/14 10:40am 7/21/14 10:40am