Adventures In Auto Consulting: Kevin's First New Car

About a year ago my friend Kevin mentioned that he was thinking about getting a new car. He wasn't entirely sure what he wanted, all he knew was that the time for him to move on from his 2002 Nissan Sentra SE was approaching. Over the course of the next 12 months I would often discuss options with him, let him know… » 9/23/14 3:15pm 9/23/14 3:15pm

I Won The 24 Minutes Du Santa Anita & Set A Track Record!

That's right ya'll, not only did I win the most prestigious event in parking lot motorsports, I set a new track record while doing so! 31.67 seconds, that's all I needed to hustle the 2015 BMW 228i around the ultra challenging auto X course at Santa Anita Park. I'd like to thank Dunkin Donuts for fueling me up proper… » 9/19/14 11:35am 9/19/14 11:35am

Sometimes It's Okay to Have Jalopnik up at Work

I just had a meeting with a director from another department in my office. Halfway through the meeting she offered to show me some data and needed a web browser to login to the system. At the time I still had the page above open in my browser so I popped open a new window, turned the screen around and let her work.… » 9/10/14 4:44pm 9/10/14 4:44pm

Help me find info on black boxes becoming mandatory in personal…

Yes, we are getting so very close! Black boxes are absent in less than 10% of all new passenger vehicles. With the newest statistics suggesting that 96% of all automobiles manufactured for use in the United States have a black box as standard equipment, it's looking as if omnipotent safety is drawing ever… » 8/13/14 6:50pm 8/13/14 6:50pm