Jason Torchinsky
jasontorch
Senior Editor, Jalopnik • Running: 1973 VW Beetle, 2006 Scion xB, 1990 Nissan Pao, 1991 Yugo GV Plus • Not-so-running: 1973 Reliant Scimitar, 1977 Dodge Tioga RV (also, buy my book!)
4/2/20
8:15 PM
9

Hey, yeah, what’s up with that matching set of blue and red Corvairs and Beetles? That’s a very strange coincidence. 

4/2/20
12:25 PM
2

Okay, for this, let’s say each pod has a floor-mounted drain/urine receptacle and it connects to a plumbing system on the train car for storage/dumping. It works in the motor platform, too, just smaller.

3/31/20
4:32 PM
3

This is great, though I always assumed you reached down with your hand for the switch? Looking at it, though, it is pretty far back there--I guess it would be a foot control!

3/30/20
9:13 AM
3

Shit, no. Parts are still on my workbench. Hit a snag, but need to get back into it!

3/30/20
9:05 AM
13

This is actually real bit-mapped pixel art, but this machine does have a good ASCII graphic character set with a little car and everything. Maybe we’ll do more with that later.

3/25/20
7:21 PM
64

Hey, hey, let’s all just calm down here. I can’t buy weird-ass Chinese EVs without ads.

3/25/20
6:52 PM
25

It’ll be registered to me to keep things simple, but I’d like my co-Jalops to feel free to make use of it.

3/23/20
6:16 PM
36

I did! But they had no record, so I assumed it’s not done, though it’s possible it was done by a non-dealer and reimbursed. That’s why I’m planning on just doing the repair.

3/20/20
1:24 PM
141

If any employees from FedEx or USPS decide to reach out to tell me about conditions there, we’ll report on them. This isn’t a hit piece; I have no beef with UPS, but when multiple workers are reaching out to talk about these conditions, it deserves to be reported. No one is trying to stir up paranoia, just expose Read more

3/18/20
9:55 AM
48

In all cases cited, the car was bought with the understanding it had the features currently on and available on the car. Removal came post-purchase.