Category Archives: Auto

Pizza Is Not a Meal 

Is pizza a car? No, it’s not, and that’s just one of many reasons it’s bullshit. Welcome to my pizza take so infuriating to everyone around me that my coworkers and bosses forced me to write about it on a car blog.

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Faraday Frozen: CEO’s Ownership Stake and Mansions On Freeze Pending Lawsuit

A Chinese company alleging that Faraday Future CEO Jia Yueting owes it $11 million for an overdue loan from 2016 convinced a California district court judge to freeze his ownership stake in the electric car startup, as well as four of his U.S. mansions, The Verge reports.

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How to Prepare for a Recession as a Freelancer

There are lots of arguments for the respective benefits to freelancing versus full-time employment. It still seems like there are more freelancers every year, and fewer people get to choose. And in any case, one of the notable downsides of freelancing is the marked lack of stability.

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This Ford Mustang Is a Lamborghini Gallardo

I like Ford Mustangs and I like Lamborghini Gallardos. Both, and separately. But if they are smashed together to make some kind of ungodly automotive mash-up? I’m not sure about that one. And yes, it is the same one that we first saw in 2010, which feels like approximately 10,000 years ago.

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The Top 10 Deals of December 14, 2018

We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.

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The Clipa2 Bag Hanger Is One of My Favorite Impulse Buys Ever

I can’t remember how I stumbled upon the Clipa2 Instant Bag Hanger. But I can remember lots of instances when I was glad I had it, and I want you to feel that same gladness. How many times have you had to place your bag on a dirty floor or in a heap on the countertop? Even one time is too many, and the Clipa will keep…

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Ryan Felton Leaves Jalopnik; America’s Frauds And Liars Breathe Sigh Of Relief; Staff Gets To Order Meat At Lunch Again

“You should know,” Ryan Felton said sheepishly into the phone, “that I can’t really… drive stick.” Felton, being the slippery bastard that he is, waited until I sent the hiring paperwork to him in November 2016 to deliver this news to me.

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Ferraris, $37,500 Pens and Disney Tickets: How the FCA-UAW Corruption Scandal Gave Labor a Black Eye It Doesn’t Need

“Fat, dumb and happy.” That’s how convicted former Fiat Chrysler exec Alphons Iacobelli and Monica Morgan, the wife of former United Auto Workers Vice President General Holiefield, wanted to leave union officials feeling as a result of an illegal scheme they’d crafted that—according to the feds—involved using money…

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The Hyundai Kona EV Starts Under $30,000 With Tax Credits, but Won’t Be Sold Everywhere

The 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric came onto the car scene this year, boldly lacking even a semblance of a grille and boasting an impressive 258 miles of range. Hyundai announced Friday that the base Kona will start under $30,000 after U.S. tax credits, which is remarkably reasonable. But don’t start saving up just yet—it…

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How to Survive the Airport During Holiday Travel Season

It’s the holidays, which means a number of us are going to be headed to the airport in the coming week. U.S airlines expect a 5.2 percent increase in air travel during Christmas and New Year’s this year which equates to roughly 2.5 million people a day, according to USA Today. So, if you flew somewhere last year, this…

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