timateo81
timateo81
Jan 2 2013
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Monday night I was walking the dog after dark and heard a car crash behind me. Turn around and a 5-series BMW has side-swiped about 3 cars and is caught up on the bumper of one of the parked cars, throttle wide open tires smoking. I'm thinking either passed out driver (or other medical situation) or mechanical

Dec 27 2012
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do not understand the super-secret status of oppo. if you land jalop via blog[dot]jalopnik[dot]com there is a big old link to oppositelock forum BAM right there at the top of the page. And whoever in hell doesn't use the blog view anyways?

Dec 16 2012
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good morning oppo. 8 years after finishing my bachelor degree, this morning I take the first step towards a graduate degree - I've enrolled in an online course at the local university to test the waters. Read more

Nov 9 2012
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How the EFF are you supposed to wash your back in the shower? 31 years old and this is still a mystery to me.

Oct 17 2012
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I came across a real gem this morning. Check out how awesomely wide that right tire is. Much more grip for left turns.

Oct 17 2012
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Given the choice of commuting tomorrow by bicycle, motorcycle, bus, Civic or Prius I'll gladly take the Prius.

Oct 12 2012
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Anyone else following this guy who is building his own EV in his garage? He's done with the design/engineer work and already did some wind tunnel testing on a scale model. Now he's using a CNC to cut the shell out of XPS which will eventually be covered in fiberglass around a home-built chassis.

Sep 27 2012
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I came across a book called Highways to Tomorrow a few years back. Written in 1959 it was a look into the “future” of autonomous vehicles in the far-distant 1975. The authors, after talking to industry experts, predict a future where people own self-driving robotic vehicles. The big pay-off is that everyone gets an