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Your Complete Guide to the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona Your Complete Guide to the 2019 Rolex 24 at Daytona

The racing season is back, baby, and in a big way! And its first major event is the Rolex 24 hour race at Daytona International Speedway, which kicks off on Saturday, January 26. We want to make sure you’re all prepared for one of the bigger races of the year, so here’s everything you need to know.

What Do You Want Out of an Electric Car? What Do You Want Out of an Electric Car?

The era of the electric car is upon us. While neither was as revolutionary as years past, CES and the Detroit Auto Show saw their fair share of new EV ideas, whether they just be concepts or cars projected to hit the market in the near future. But because it’s still a pretty niche market compared to your traditional…

All the Unusual Features You Look for When Buying a Car All the Unusual Features You Look for When Buying a Car

Everyone has their own personal preferences. Whether you’re a fan of hatchbacks or wagons, country music or rock, red or blue, there’s something each of us are very particular about. And as it turns out, you’re pretty particular about the unique things you look for when you’re buying a car.

Help Us Figure Out What's Causing This Strange 'Typewriter Tick' in the New Ford Mustang Engines Help Us Figure Out What's Causing This Strange 'Typewriter Tick' in the New Ford Mustang Engines

A strange problem has been plaguing 2018/19 Ford Mustang GTs—when the engine is running, a strange non-rhythmic ticking sound can be heard coming from the engine. We want you to help us figure out what it is.

Curtain Airbags Deploy on a 2018 Camaro ZL1 While Going 19 MPH

We’ve covered untimely airbag deployments here at Jalopnik before, but this one is something new. A Camaro ZL1's curtain airbags deployed in the middle of an autocross spinout while the driver was going a mere 19 mph. And, according to the driver, GM didn’t want to help with the damages.

Tesla Is Cutting Staff But Still Aiming to Increase Production Tesla Is Cutting Staff But Still Aiming to Increase Production

Elon Musk is letting employees know that staff cuts mean it’s time to start working harder, Carlos Ghosn may have actually screwed up after all, Nissan is chopping staff numbers and Colorado is going electric. All this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, Jan. 18, 2019.

Russian Driver Reverses Off a Tow Truck Like It's No Big Deal

We’ve seen our fair share of really sketchy tow truck situations here at Jalopnik, but it’s not everyday that folks get so frustrated with being towed that they just drive off into the sunset like they’re Superman levels of invincible. And I guess that’s especially true for one particular Russian fella driving someone…

Black Supervisors Allege GM Did Nothing to End Racial Harassment in Toledo Plant Black Supervisors Allege GM Did Nothing to End Racial Harassment in Toledo Plant

Last November, a lawsuit was filed that alleged General Motors’ transmission plant in Toledo, Ohio had become a hotbed of racism. After enduring nooses hung in public spaces and “whites only” bathroom signs, several black workers teamed up to sue GM. Now, more information has come to light as former supervisors allege…

I Refuse to Die Until I Cold Start an Old Race Car Engine

There are very few cars that terrify me more than old race cars. These things are bulky, unsafe, and all kinds of rudimentary—I genuinely don’t know how anyone ever looked at them and said “yeah, I’d race that.” But folks, I’ve found my very specific niche. I just want to start those big boys up.

F1 Is About to Get So Much Slower F1 Is About to Get So Much Slower

What would you rather have: fast cars or more overtaking? The Powers That Be in Formula One opted to implement some front and rear wing changes in 2019 with the hopes that everyone could have their cake and eat it, too. But as teams hit air tunnels and simulators with their new cars, things start to look pretty grim.…

The 2020 BMW 7 Series Front End Is Entirely Nostril Now The 2020 BMW 7 Series Front End Is Entirely Nostril Now

Following hot on the heels of the big-breathing BMW X7, the flagship BMW 7 Series sedan is due for a facelift, too. The car’s redesign is supposed to bow tomorrow, but press photos leaked today confirming that it’s gone Big Nostril. Very, very Big Nostril.

Denise Mueller-Korenek Hits 184 MPH on a Bicycle and Sets New Land Speed Record

In September 2018, Denise Mueller-Korenek climbed onto her bicycle with one purpose in mind: to set the world land speed record. It’s a dangerous business, trying to crush a record like that. Many have tried, and almost as many have failed in the pursuit of glory. But Mueller-Korenek did the impossible—and now there’s…

What Unique Feature Do You Look for When Buying a Car? What Unique Feature Do You Look for When Buying a Car?

Step aside, traditional specs. Gas mileage, storage capacity, safety—take a seat. We all know the textbook answers for what makes a car great when we hit the market, but we don’t talk enough about the intangibles. Y’know, the things that just make you feel better about one car over another. The tiniest, most minuscule…

London Is Charging Uber Users a Clean Air Fee So Drivers Can Swap to Electric Cars London Is Charging Uber Users a Clean Air Fee So Drivers Can Swap to Electric Cars

If you’re planning on taking an Uber in London any time soon, expect an extra (minimal) fee to be added to the cost of your ride. On Monday, Uber announced their implementation of what they’re calling the Clean Air plan, which charges a small sum for every mile you ride in anticipation of the company going fully…

The VW-Ford Pickup Truck Is Coming in 2023, Just Not to North America The VW-Ford Pickup Truck Is Coming in 2023, Just Not to North America

It’s official: Ford and Volkswagen are teaming up like an unlikely pair of automotive Wonder Twins. Their biggest aim? Delivering mid-size pickup trucks and commercial vans to global customers. The biggest downer? Those pickups aren’t coming to North America.

Transport Back in Time With This Incredible Le Mans Onboard from 1956

Onboard videos of race cars are almost taken for granted nowadays, given how easily accessible they are. But it’s rare as hell to find a halfway decent onboard footage from the golden era of racing—so take a few minutes and take a lap of the Le Mans circuit with Mike Hawthorn, the UK’s first F1 World Champion, behind…

These Are the Wildest Times Your Car Has Caught Air These Are the Wildest Times Your Car Has Caught Air

Keeping all four of your wheels on the ground while driving is so boring, so expected. These days, it’s all about getting wild, and getting wild means launching your car into the air like you’re one of those Duke boys. And we always want to hear more stories about y’all having fun.

The GAC Entranze Is an Ambitious Concept From a Chinese Company Eying U.S. Sales in 2019 The GAC Entranze Is an Ambitious Concept From a Chinese Company Eying U.S. Sales in 2019

GAC Motor, one of China’s biggest auto manufacturers, is looking to break into the American market this year. When it announced a new EV concept for this year’s Detroit Auto Show—the Entranze—it could only be with the intention of making a big splash. And with an innovative interior design centered around…

The 2020 Telluride Is Kia's Biggest, Beefiest Vehicle Yet The 2020 Telluride Is Kia's Biggest, Beefiest Vehicle Yet

Do you love “rugged luxury”? Do you love a big, bold SUV that’s just begging you to pack the kids into the backseat and hit the dusty road, and by “dusty road” a mean “a mall parking lot”? Do you love buying American-built vehicles? Then the 2020 Telluride—Kia’s largest vehicle yet—might just be the perfect SUV for…

The Nissan IMs Concept Is An Electric Sport Sedan That Looks Pretty Sharp The Nissan IMs Concept Is An Electric Sport Sedan That Looks Pretty Sharp

It’s probably more than fair to say that things are rough at Nissan at the moment. Besides the notoriously bland lineup, an aging sports car duo and the complaints we all have about CVTs, its former boss is facing trial in Japan and its executive ranks are being subsequently purged. What better way to take our minds…

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