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What else can you buy for the price of a 2017 Kawasaki Z1000?

Sugomi is a Japanese term which translates to – ‘awe, leaves an indelible impression, is daunting in stature or ability, and commands respect’. Or at least that is what Kawasaki claims. This word is the inspiration behind the Kawasaki Z1000’s radical design, essentially four years old now. But the Z1000 continues to looks futuristic even today, and is sure to ... Read More »

From Here To Where? Bitcoin And The Future Of Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin: Image Courtesy of Coindesk There’s a number of reasons why cryptocurrencies are so inherently popular. They are safe, anonymous and utterly decentralized. Unlike conventional currency, they are not controlled or regulated by some singular authority, their flow is determined entirely by market demand. They are also nigh impossible to counterfeit, thanks to the paranoidly complicated code system that encrypts ... Read More »

Top Cars of the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show

The Shanghai auto show is a good look at where the car world is headed: small, space-efficient, energy-efficient, electrified or plug-in — plus honking big SUVs for the elite who can afford the taxes. The US may get a four-year respite under the Trump administration, but by 2021 we’ll be back to concerns about efficiency and climate change. Shanghai is ... Read More »

EU launches public consultation into fears about future of internet

The European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker, said the consultation would ‘inspire fresh ideas’ to solve society’s problems. Photograph: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images The EU is launching an unprecedented public consultation to find out what Europeans fear most about the future of the internet. A succession of surveys over the coming weeks will ask people for their views on everything from privacy ... Read More »

Bask in the Glory of the Horsepower-Happy New York Auto Show

IN THE WIDE world of the auto industry, auto shows don’t just display the latest offerings—they provide a window into the peculiarities of a given place. Geneva is the supercar show, for the super wealthy. Detroit is a showcase for homegrown, American metal (and lots of trucks); Paris is a collection of European quirk. Los Angeles wants to be the new ... Read More »

Porsche Mission E: electric car to have wide range of variants

The upcoming Porsche Mission E will be sold in a number of different model variants with differing power outputs in a move mirroring that of the German car maker’s more traditional combustion engine models, company chairman Oliver Blume has said. Set to become the first fully electric Porsche production model when it goes on sale towards the end of 2019, ... Read More »

Auto show causes cases of new car fever

Photo: Mark Mulligan, Staff Photographer Jesse Randall often sprang for a new Dodge pickup in the boom years, when he drove more than 10,000 miles a month hauling drilling equipment to oil fields. His odometer didn’t move much last year as he scrambled for work in the depths of the bust, giving him little reason to trade in his truck. ... Read More »

Hertz bears brunt of ‘freak out’ over used-car prices

As investor panic spreads about the plunging prices of used cars in the U.S., one company and its high-profile top investor are enduring the biggest beating: Hertz Global Holdings Inc. and billionaire Carl Icahn. Hertz shares lost one-fifth of their value last week, as a troubling reading for a used-vehicle price index was followed by warnings that lender Ally Financial ... Read More »

Buying a new car? These five hacks could save you a lot of money in the long run

Buying a shiny new car? You may want to read these tips first (Photo: GETTY) With new ‘17’ registration plates now available in dealer showrooms, anyone thinking about buying a new car may be put off upgrading to a newer model because of the cost. When you factor in new DVLA car tax rules, rising car insurance and increased fuel ... Read More »

Welcome To The Next Generation Of Jalopnik Car Reviews

Photo Credit Mark Victor Arnold You come to Jalopnik for squids, fireballs and tales of depraved masochism but once in awhile, we like to talk cars too. And now we’ve got a new system for shaking down everything that moves you. Get excited for the next generation of Jalopnik Reviews. Regular readers will know Jalopnik’s been test driving cars since ... Read More »