I’ll let the above tweet from Matt Novak speak for itself. Now imagine you own a car with OnStar, or ANY with voice recognition, ESPECIALLY if it was made in the last 24 months. Do you really believe there is NO chance someone is listening to your in-car conversations? Really?
The Americans. As in the show. Actually happened. The day we discovered our parents were Russian spies.
I’ve been invited by my former employers at Jalopnik to join their SXSW panel on The Future of Driving, Monday, March 14th from 6-10PM. They’re calling it The Great Jalopnik Throwdown, and it includes a free party at the Hype Hotel. Register here for tickets. Details? Click here.
“The Tesla has come and gone,” according to Doug Demuro. Does Demuro know anything about Autonomous Cars? Jalopnik was kind enough to invite me to weigh in as part of their latest video, “Is A Tesla The Best Semi-Autonomous Car You Can Buy?” I recommend you watch it, because his comments are illuminating for all the wrong reasons. Continue reading
Bahaaaaaah, the French. I mean, the English. Yes, the English have always been celebrated for making the world’s best Fourth Cars. There is an English manufacturer named Morgan, inspired almost exclusively by the desire to make “Fourth Cars.” They’re ash-framed and, like the best English cars, deliver vintage styling, so Morgan —
Wait, what is a Fourth Car, you ask? Allow me to to explain in one of my most popular pieces back from my days at Jalopnik from the summer of 2015.
What % of Porsche/Audi Diesel owners do you think actually know that their engines are made by VW? This little article on Jalopnik suggests that they may want to know. If they don’t know already, I bet they’ll be receiving a letter soon. Continue reading
My second piece about the Tesla EV & Autonomous Cannonball Records is up over at Jalopnik. Check it out…
My new piece about the new Tesla EV & Autonomous Cannonball Records just went up on Jalopnik…
Is Doug Demuro trolling us? Piling on Tesla after last weeks downgrade by Consumer Reports would just be too easy, even for Doug. On the other hand, if he’d seen the license plate of the Tesla I drove cross-country, it would merely feed the logic used in his latest rant. Read his latest article on Jalopnik and decide for yourself. Continue reading
Two Sundays ago I was invited by EV Cannonball Record holders Carl Reese & Deena Mastracci to a little place called the Portofino Inn. This was the finish line for several of the infamous Cannonball Runs. On October 18th, 2015, it would become the start line of something new. Continue reading
Winter is coming for car manufacturers. An Autonomous Winter, without end. If you’ve seen what Tesla is doing with Autopilot, and all they plan to do with it, you’ve already seen the future. Now it’s up to automakers to figure out what they want to be in this new world as quickly as possible.
Check out my new piece on the future of Autonomous Cars over at Jalopnik…