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Using Rideshares As A Woman Continues To Be Horrifying

Photo: Mario Tama (Getty Images)“You know, we’re all the way out here in the middle of nowhere. I could just drive off and keep you if I wanted!”AdvertisementMy Lyft driver had a laugh and assured me that he would never do that to a customer, of course—but it was just another notch in my ever-growing belt of awful rideshare experiences. I laughed along...

If You Could Only Drive Cars From The Year You Were Born, How Screwed Would You Be?

Photo: Ford (Getty Images)Let’s imagine that we now live in a world where you can only drive cars from one year: the year you were born. How screwed would you be?AdvertisementYou can interpret ‘screwed’ in any way you like. Maybe it was just a mediocre year for cars overall. Maybe it’s the worst year for your favorite marque. Maybe you were simply born...

Give Your Car a Jump Anywhere With a $36 Grepro Starter

Grepro 1000A Car Jump Starter | $36 | Amazon | Promo code VTFMUKUC Sometimes, you gotta give your car battery a jump. And sometimes, such an occasion happens during a pandemic when you don’t want to get too close to people.AdvertisementBe prepared for such a situation with a $36 Grepro 1000A car jump starter, yours for that price when you add promo...

The MG Cyberster Concept Is Mostly About Its Grille

Photo: MGThe MG Cyberster is an all-electric concept that has, depending on your eye, one of the most repulsive or intriguing grille designs I think I have ever seen. AdvertisementMG is now owned by the Chinese automaker SAIC, and it’s hard to know if this will ever really get made to compete with cars like the Porsche Taycan or the upcoming Tesla Roadster....

A New Study Claims You Shouldn't Video Chat Before Driving And I Have Questions

Photo: Getty (Getty Images)A new study from relative newcomer Root Insurance wants to prove what we’ve all suspected these past few months: that we are driving more distractedly. There are few things that raise my suspicions about it.AdvertisementObviously, insurance companies have a vested interest in proving the dangers of driving, but a report from...

How To Watch Super GT, NASCAR, Formula E, And Everything Else In Racing This Weekend; April 9-11

Image: Super GTWelcome to the Jalopnik Weekend Motorsports Roundup, where we let you know what’s going on in the world of racing, where you can see it, and where you can talk about it all in one convenient place. Where else would you want to spend your weekend?AdvertisementIt’s another busy weekend for racers on multiple continents. Here in North America...

Move Over, Keno! Elon Musk's Dumb Tesla Tunnel Now The Lamest Thing In Las Vegas

Screenshot: TwitterIn a revelation that surprised absolutely nobody who’s been paying even the smallest bit of attention to Elon Musk’s under-Vegas tunnel project for the past few years, the underground loop beneath the Las Vegas Convention center was finally unveiled today, and it’s about as exciting as a sheet of unpainted drywall discarded in a closed...

Tesla Is No Longer Hiding The Secret Canadian Model 3 No One Should Ever Buy

Photo: Eric Armstrong/JalopnikBusinesses flexing a bit of legal chicanery to reap the greatest benefit certainly isn’t a new phenomenon under capitalism, though what Tesla’s been doing with the Model 3 in Canada recently is an especially absurd example. The automaker has been selling an intentionally terrible version of its entry-level sedan in the...

Here Are Your Favorite Automotive Subcultures

Donk ContestScreenshot: YoutubeThe world of being an automotive enthusiast is much bigger than most people realize. It’s never been just about JDM cars or racing or muscle cars. There are entire subcultures that people take part in across the country and around the world. Often, they are regional, with followings that cease to exist if you leave the...

If Your Credit Score Isn't Great, Take These Steps Before You Go To A Dealership

Image: NissanShopping for the best price on a car is just part of the equation, a great deal on a vehicle can be completely wiped out if you don’t correctly manage the financing. This is a good time to remind you to take a few key steps before going to the dealership, especially if your credit isn’t perfect.AdvertisementA recent report highlighted how...

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