Tag Archives: Cars

Nissan’s CEO Is Going All In

Nissan has a new-ish CEO in Makoto Uchida, who is trying to clean up the mess left behind in the wake of former CEO Carlos Ghosn’s completely inconspicuous departure. Uchida told shareholders Tuesday that if he couldn’t turn things around, “you can fire me immediately,” in a meeting The Wall Street Journal described

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The Czinger 21C Is A Center-Seat Supercar That Is Part 3D-Printed

The last time we saw Kevin Czinger in these parts he was showing off a concept at CES in 2017 that was the future my misguided colleague Raphael Orlove wanted to live in. Raph is closer to getting his wish, as a similar-looking new Czinger will fully debut next month.

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House Democrats Have a Plan to Build High-Speed EV Charging Stations Across the U.S.

Cars are bad, especially the ones that run on gas, which are most of them. The average car emits about 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year (that equals roughly one shitload), and the transportation sector is responsible for 29 percent of the United States’ greenhouse gas emissions. All those emissions not only…

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Volvo Keeps Doing This

Volvo, founded 93 years ago in April, wobbled in the dying days of Ford’s ownership in 2010 before a surprising turnaround under Geely. These days, it is doing better than ever.

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Who Is the Best Driver at Jezebel?

The first time I ever attempted to drive a car was in the parking lot of Staples in Kingston, New York, near the DMV. I had just acquired my learner’s permit and my father generously let me attempt to drive the one car we had in the family around the parking lot. When I shifted from first gear into second, the car…

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How to Identify What Fluid Is Leaking From Your Car

Realizing that your vehicle is dripping some sort of mystery liquid is very unsettling. Maybe it’s nothing, or maybe you’re about to face a costly visit to the mechanic. The good news is that it’s not too difficult to decipher these spots and tell whether the fluid leak is a harmless drip or a serious problem to be…

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Tell Us Your Automotive New Year’s Resolutions

The Cars have been good to us this year. We have received a veritable bounty of incredible car stories, gone on some awesome adventures, and seen some totally cool shit. Some of us at Jalopnik bought new cars. Others of us got rid of a few. We suffered through a few breakdowns, and other automotive conveyances were…

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iOttie’s New Magnetic Car Mounts Are Built For Your Giant, Heavy-Ass Phone

iOttie has long made some of our readers’ favorite traditional smartphone dash mounts, but haven’t you heard? It’s all about magnetic mounts now. While you can get a basic magnet mount for under $10, iOttie’s new iTap 2s look to be a step up in quality.

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The Tiny Technical Details Make Lego’s James Bond Aston Martin a Joy To Build

Unlike IKEA furniture or a kid’s bicycle, “assembly required” is the feature that makes Lego’s building sets so appealing. Half the fun is working your way through the instruction manual and watching your model slowly take shape. Some sets are more challenging, while others result in a final model with more…

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Why You Should Stay With Your Car When Stranded

It’s a human impulse to take action, especially in potentially dire circumstances. You might think striking out in search of help is the best thing to do when stranded in your car. It’s not.

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