It’s human nature for people to take good things for granted. Here’s 10 examples of that in the car world.
Deeply questionable CGI. Continuity errors. Unrealistic stunts. These are the things that make automotive enthusiasts stand up in the middle of movies and shake their fists uncontrollably at the screen, or walk out. These ten movie blunders are the worst of the worst, as chosen by Jalopnik readers.
Our minds have been trained to identify a common shape or design of what a car should be. In the past, automakers have played around with that idea. Here’s what they have come up with.
New automotive technology comes a dime a dozen, but not everything makes the cut. Here are ten that didn’t survive.
These ideas were obvious failures before they were even built, and yet, they were built anyways.
If any self proclaimed "expert" tries to tell you any of these are true, block your ears and slowly back away.
Want to know how all the complex systems work in your car? Turn to these fantastic videos made by the carmakers themselves.
Car manufacturing is rapidly changing and these are the technologies that are driving that change.
If you send one of your flying robots to kill goats in Hungary, at least send an interesting one. Any of these ten will do.
War doesn't last forever. These ten buildings seem to.
2013 was a great year for car nuts, and we already know what's going to keep you excited in 2014. Here are the ten we're all most anxiously awaiting. Happy new year!
Thanks to these ten new technologies (and ignoring all of your privacy complaints), the authorities can practically have you in handcuffs before you realize you even broke the law.
Every driver has seen a strange dashboard symbol or found an unfamiliar button in their car and wondered, "What the hell is that?" Luckily, Jalopnik readers know what they mean, and they're here to help.
A massive building with broken windows. A large but empty piece of tarmac somewhere in Michigan. A hidden test track in the woods. There are so many abandoned car factories in the world that selecting the ten most unbelievable was a challenge, but here they are.
Reinventing the car isn't easy. After all, we still use four wheels and internal combustion like we did more than a century ago. That doesn't stop people from trying though, and more often than not those ideas don't work out.
Cars produce thousands of data points every second, yet we've been trained to believe that a car should give us information with these tiny mechanical gauges that mostly hover somewhere in the middle. Boring. Here are ten cars that use the best technology available to communicate all the data a car produces.
From supercars to supercarriers, when it comes to burning dollars faster than gasoline, these ten vehicles are the absolute worst.
As a car owner, you have two options: Find a good, honest and reliable car mechanic, or become one yourself. In the meantime, be careful when it comes to the following ten repairs.
Some obscure laws are still in the books because people forgot about them, others because nobody bothered to change them. The great thing is that you can still get a ticket for breaking them.
When choosing a car, you have to take into consideration who might be inside with you as a passenger. If your passenger is also man's best friend, our readers think one of these ten cars might do the trick.