Jalopnik 6 April 2018

Earther China Is Definitely Winning the World’s Clean Energy Race | The A.V.

Earther China Is Definitely Winning the World’s Clean Energy Race | The A.V. Club 25 years before Black Panther, a box-office bomb broke ground for black superheroes | The Takeout Ask The Salty Waitress: Are menu substitutions a middle finger to the chef? |Read more...

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Trump's New NAFTA Plan Might But Probably Won't Work

For months, trade negotiators from Canada and Mexico have been chastising U.S. President Donald Trump’s team for demanding the North American Free Trade Agreement to be amended so vehicles are required to contain a large percentage of U.S.-produced parts. But now, reports the New York Times, the U.S. is pitching an…Read more...

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Driving A $175,000 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo Is Great Until You Scratch It

I didn’t see the sagging metal cable stretched across the camp entrance when I went to turn around the $175,000 2019 Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo I was driving until it was too late.Read more...

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California Isn’t Giving Up On The Emissions Fight Just Yet

Good morning! Welcome to The Morning Shift, your roundup of the auto news you crave, all in one place every weekday morning. Here are the important stories you need to know.Read more...

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Take to the Skies With This $100, GoPro-Compatible Drone, Today Only

$100 camera drones aren’t all that uncommon these days, but most of those cameras could be charitably compared to smartphones circa 2009. They produce images, yes, but maybe not anything you’d want to look at.Read more...

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Remember The Time Motorweek Compared A TVR To A Mercedes And A Porsche

There was a deeply strange part of this country’s automotive history when the world was separated into a monolithic “IMPORTS” and a monolithic “DOMESTICS.” At one point, everyone’s all-time favorite car television program, Motorweek, decided to compare all the “IMPORT” convertibles. The TVR’s roof leaked.Read more...

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FIA World Rallycross Is Coming To America, And Of Course COTA Is Hosting The Party

Americans don’t get much love in the way of top-level rally racing, and the FIA is making a big move to get those fans more interested. Yes, there has been the Red Bull Global Rallycross for a number of years, and despite its massive growth and sponsorship, the FIA recognizes it has an opportunity to take this form of…Read more...

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A Czech Company Just Unveiled An Electric Car That Looks Retro In A Good Way

Have you ever heard of MW Motors? No, you haven’t. Let me fill you in: MW is a Czech firm that, this week, unveiled what it said on its website was, “Not a concept.” The car, they insist, is “real.” It’s an electric called the Luka EV, and even if this is car is never made, I think it looks good, so there’s that.Read more...

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How to enjoy this picture of a lovely AMC Pacer:

How to enjoy this picture of a lovely AMC Pacer:Read more...

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Bonnie 'Prince' Billy — 'I See A Darkness'

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

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Amazon's Eco-Friendly Laundry Pods Are Way Cheaper Than Tide Pods Today

They may not look quite as tasty as Tide Pods (due to a lack of artificial dyes or brighteners), but Amazon’s Presto! brand laundry pods are a lot cheaper today (even with a Tide Pod sale going on), at just $14 for 90. That’s down from the usual $20. And with a 94% USDA certified biobased formula, you can actually…Read more...

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For $4,500, Is This Five-Speed 1999 Isuzu Trooper Super-Duper?

Toyota’s Land Cruiser may get a lot of love, but as today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Trooper proves, there can be a lot to like in these old Isuzus too. Maybe even their value.Read more...

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