Sergio Marchionne and FCA continue to beat the drum on synergies that they think exist between the Italian-American company and crosstown rival General Motors. However, the real issue at play may be Sergio’s hunger for cold, hard cash.
What if you could look up any automotive designer and actually see, not just read about, the vehicles for which they were responsible?
In movies and television, we’ll happily put up with a little suspension of disbelief. But who isn’t at least slightly irked by, say, the fake tire smoke in Ronin? Never mind that – here’s two hero cars that are the real deal; one a brutish big-block hammerblow, the other a battered old warhorse that just won’t die.
You have worked hard to save the $20,000 you need to purchase the car of your dreams. You’re ready to step into the dealership, walk straight to the manager in the back, plunk down those greenbacks, and say, “I have cash! Give me your best price!”
About a third of the questions I get from readers center around one issue: euthanasia in the car world, or what I like to call “automotive decrapitation”.
It’s one thing to build a kit car. It’s something else to build a car using your own creativity and a complete lack of Ikea-esque DIY directions based on production parts.
King’s last public appearance was a Toyota commercial that started airing last October after King withdrew from what turned out to be his final tour that month due to exhaustion and dehydration. The ad, part of the ‘15 Camry launch’s ‘One Bold Choice Leads to Another’ ad campaign, was titled “Guitar”. It portrayed a…
Chances are if you have an Internet connection and even a passing interest in automobiles, you’ve heard about the “Jalopnik Camaro crash.” If not, here’s a quick catch-up: Patrick George, who covers a variety of topics for Gawker’s cars-and-planes-and-wow-just-wow blog, managed to understeer his way out of a…
Today, the Mille Miglia begins – indeed, as you read this, it’s probably already done so. The entry list is available online, a roll-call of million-dollar coach-built rolling-artwork. And also stuff like a Borgward Isabella, which should make Jalopnik’s Jason Torchinsky giddy, as he’s covering the event thanks to…
Over its long and illustrious sales career, the Toyota Camry has been described in many ways by so-called automotive enthusiasts. Most of them, to be honest, haven’t been particularly flattering. Words like “appliance” tend to find themselves in close proximity to the Camry whenever it’s been discussed elsewhere.