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Honda Airbags Are Now a Hot Commodity for Thieves Honda Airbags Are Now a Hot Commodity for Thieves

For some reason, there’s apparently been a recent uptick in airbag thefts, and some thieves have been exclusively choosing Honda vehicles as their targets, USA Today writes in its report on the issue. Here’s a look at how bad this strange problem has gotten in some parts of the U.S.

Tesla Shows What the Parking Garage of the Future Could Look Like Tesla Shows What the Parking Garage of the Future Could Look Like

This is Tesla’s brand new charging station in Kowloon Bay, Hong Kong—a site that Tesla calls one of the biggest Tesla destination charging stations on earth, and the very biggest one in Asia. My brother and his friend just stopped by the facility to have a look. Here’s what he saw.

States Where Recreational Marijuana Is Legal Are Experiencing More Car Crashes: IIHS (Updated) States Where Recreational Marijuana Is Legal Are Experiencing More Car Crashes: IIHS (Updated)

A new study implying that legalizing marijuana could cause more car crashes, more news on Hyundai and Kia fire reports, VW’s boss says the future of Germany’s auto industry could be bleak, and much more. This is The Morning Shift for October 18, 2018.

Here's How Jeep Will Fix The New Jeep Wrangler's Faulty Frame Welds Here's How Jeep Will Fix The New Jeep Wrangler's Faulty Frame Welds

Earlier this month, Fiat Chrysler announced a recall for over 18,000 2018 and 2019 Jeep Wranglers because failing welds were causing a critical suspension mounting bracket to detach from the frame. Now we have the instructions for how Fiat Chrysler plans to fix the bad frames, which the company said could cause some…

Behold The Amazing Malaise-Era Cars on the Set of Joaquin Phoenix's Joker Movie  Behold The Amazing Malaise-Era Cars on the Set of Joaquin Phoenix's Joker Movie 

Because we exist in an era when, by the year 2023, 100 percent of all new movies made will be comic book sequels, remakes and reboots, we are getting a possibly R-rated Batman spin-off starring The Joker that’s set in the 1980s, apparently doesn’t have Batman in it, is modeled after a Scorsese mob flick and is titled,…

The Awesome New Suzuki Jimny Is Getting the Credit It Deserves in the Form of 'Staggering' Demand The Awesome New Suzuki Jimny Is Getting the Credit It Deserves in the Form of 'Staggering' Demand

Sometimes it can feel like enthusiasts’ cars don’t get the love they deserve. Manual transmissions have been abandoned by the masses and tons of folks keep buying soft SUVs that lack off-road capability and ride like cars. That’s why it’s so refreshing to hear that, according to an Autocar interview with Suzuki’s UK…

Why Buy This 33k-Mile Porsche 911 for Over $165,000 When You Can Get a 254k-Mile Turbo Plymouth Voyager for $3,500? Why Buy This 33k-Mile Porsche 911 for Over $165,000 When You Can Get a 254k-Mile Turbo Plymouth Voyager for $3,500?

I just don’t get it. Somehow we live in a world where non car-enthusiasts keep buying SUVs with no off-road capability, and car enthusiasts keep spending ridiculous sums on Porsche 911s. All this when really, they should all be buying this five-speed 1990 Plymouth Voyager Turbo for much, much less. What am I not…

This 270,000-Mile Mazda MPV Is a High-Mileage Hero This 270,000-Mile Mazda MPV Is a High-Mileage Hero

This 270,000-mile 2004 Mazda MPV has led a tough life towing a camper, hauling around a family, and braving salty Illinois and Michigan winters. And yet, after having had a chance to drive this tired silver minivan, I found that it wasn’t tired at all. In fact, the thing drives like it’s brand new.

Morgan's Electric 3-Wheeler Is Not Going Into Production Anytime Soon Morgan's Electric 3-Wheeler Is Not Going Into Production Anytime Soon

Back when it first arrived at the Geneva Motor Show in 2016, the Morgan EV3 electric three-wheeler looked good with its streamlined carbon fiber body, shiny brass battery cooling fins, and offset headlight. But after the production date of late 2016 became late 2018, now we have news via Autocar that the EV3 is being…

Comment of the Day: Kenny Rogers Edition Comment of the Day: Kenny Rogers Edition

Yesterday Toyota announced it was recalling some of its C-HRs, since their bolts can loosen, possibly causing the rear wheels to fall off. Somehow, one Jalopnik reader turned this situation into a joke about the singer Kenny Rogers. I’ll be honest: I had no clue what the heck this comment was all about, or why so many…

Watch How Hard It Is to Start Cars That Were Underground for an Entire Year Watch How Hard It Is to Start Cars That Were Underground for an Entire Year

After burying three cars, and finding them to be totally ruined by the time he dug them up a year later, Vlad, host of YouTube channel Garage 54 ENG, decided to attempt to start the vehicles’ engines. Watch as the intrepid wrencher tries to bring life to machines that appear decidedly hopeless.

2019 Toyota C-HRs Are Being Recalled Because Their Rear Wheels Could Fly Off 2019 Toyota C-HRs Are Being Recalled Because Their Rear Wheels Could Fly Off

Toyota is recalling roughly seven hundred 2019 Toyota C-HR crossovers because some bolts in the rear suspension could come loose and “cause the rear wheels to detach.” Here’s what’s going on.

Check Out This Bizarre Towing Setup Check Out This Bizarre Towing Setup

Have a gander at this truck towing a truck towing a truck towing a dump-truck hauling a Toyota Rav4. Many of us have probably seen tractor-units towing other tractor-units, but it’s the RAV4 in the dump-bed that puts this setup squarely in the “bizarre” category.

Ken Block's Gymkhana Amazon Show Is About the Danger in Going Viral as a Business Ken Block's Gymkhana Amazon Show Is About the Danger in Going Viral as a Business

Gymkhana—those ridiculously entertaining videos featuring rally driver Ken Block doing insane stunts in absurd driftmobiles—is now a new Amazon Prime video series called “The Gymkhana Files.” And my god does it look promising.

The History of Jeep as Told by a Total Idiot

My coworker Ryan Felton knows absolutely nothing about Jeep history, and yet for some reason he insisted on tormenting me—me, of all people—with a “history lesson.” The resulting video is the dumbest, most factually-inaccurate recording in automotive history. Do not let your children watch.

Automakers Are Wasting a Great Opportunity With These Useless Fixed Door Windows Automakers Are Wasting a Great Opportunity With These Useless Fixed Door Windows

One of the coolest feature on any old car is a set of vent windows: those triangular panes of glass that funnel air in from the outside. Many modern cars have the same triangle-shaped glass on the front doors, except it’s fixed, and therefore useless. This is a huge missed opportunity.

Wham!—'Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go' Wham!—'Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go'

Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we’ll provide the jams.

The Bollinger B2 Is a Boxy Electric Pickup That Can Haul Ridiculously Long Things The Bollinger B2 Is a Boxy Electric Pickup That Can Haul Ridiculously Long Things

The Bollinger B1 is a rugged-looking, American-made, electric SUV that incorporates one of the most brilliant designs in auto history from a space-utilization standpoint. And soon it’s getting a truck sibling: the B2 pickup, which promises even better cargo storage capabilities.

How Tesla Made the Model 3 So Safe

Tesla made waves earlier this week by announcing that the Model 3 scoring five stars in all of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s crash test categories, leading to the claim that it has “the lowest probability of injury of all cars the safety agency has ever tested.” The Tesla cars have long had a…

Ottawa Police Seek Help ID-ing Car In Suspected Kidnapping Of 11-Year-Old Girl [Update: The Police Found The Girl] Ottawa Police Seek Help ID-ing Car In Suspected Kidnapping Of 11-Year-Old Girl [Update: The Police Found The Girl]

The Ottawa Police Service needs help identifying the car in the image above, as its driver may have information about an 11-year-old girl who has been missing for over two weeks.

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