autoevolution

Stories about: fail

A $6.7 Million Parking Ticket Is the World’s Most Expensive and Ridiculous
A $6.7 Million Parking Ticket Is the World’s Most Expensive and Ridiculous

27 Jul 2022, 06:56 UTC / A clerical error of enormous proportions is solved in a matching fashion: woman fined for parking where she shouldn’t offers to pay in cash

 
The Dream for a Three-Wheel DeLorean by DeLorean’s “Son” Ends in Financial Ruin
The Dream for a Three-Wheel DeLorean by DeLorean’s “Son” Ends in Financial Ruin

27 Jul 2022, 05:41 UTC / Benjamin Granger, who used to call himself Tyler DeLorean, was sued by the DeLorean Motor Company for copyright infringement, and lost

 
2022 Toyota Tundra Control Arm Bolt Fails Catastrophically, Owner Isn’t Pleased
2022 Toyota Tundra Control Arm Bolt Fails Catastrophically, Owner Isn’t Pleased

5 Jul 2022, 15:19 UTC / As if the all-new Tundra didn't have plenty of problems already, the owner of this particular truck experienced a control arm failure due to gross negligence

 
Worst Parking Skills: Driver Falls Out of the Car, While Backing Into Stationary Vehicle
Worst Parking Skills: Driver Falls Out of the Car, While Backing Into Stationary Vehicle

3 Jul 2022, 06:43 UTC / New viral video is what “it could always be worse” looks like: woman tries backing out of her driveway, falls out of the car and hits neighbor’s vehicle

 
Some 80 Ferrari Monzas “Damaged” by Unexpected Rain at Super-Exclusive Event
Some 80 Ferrari Monzas “Damaged” by Unexpected Rain at Super-Exclusive Event

2 Jul 2022, 05:45 UTC / The 2022 Ferrari Cavalcade returned after a 2-year absence, but owners of the Monzas in attendance got a bit more than they bargained for

 
Both Airbus A330 Pilots Fall Asleep Mid-Flight at the Same Time, Prompting Terrorism Fears
Both Airbus A330 Pilots Fall Asleep Mid-Flight at the Same Time, Prompting Terrorism Fears

3 Jun 2022, 03:17 UTC / A New York to Rome flight on May 1 went 10 minutes without communication, sparking hijacking fears over France and a call to dispatch fighter jets

 
Peak DUI: Drunk Man Crashes Honda SUV, Drives It to the Nearest Dealer to Sell It
Peak DUI: Drunk Man Crashes Honda SUV, Drives It to the Nearest Dealer to Sell It

1 Jun 2022, 04:57 UTC / The 30-year-old son of Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly spent Memorial Day in county jail after he drove drunk, crashed and tried to cover it up

 
You’re Too Drunk When You Start Kicking, Jumping on Supercars, Go Home
You’re Too Drunk When You Start Kicking, Jumping on Supercars, Go Home

31 May 2022, 06:49 UTC / A 24-year-old (obviously drunk) man started jumping on and kicking parked supercars, caused $150,000 worth of damage. He turned himself in the next day

 
Ferrari SF90 Stradale Crashes Into 5 Parked Cars, Is Abandoned at the Scene
Ferrari SF90 Stradale Crashes Into 5 Parked Cars, Is Abandoned at the Scene

27 May 2022, 05:31 UTC / A hypercar is a thing you treasure until you’re involved in an accident where there’s some explaining to do: driver crashed SF90 and fled the scene

 
Men Try to Tow House to New Destination, Leave Trail of Destruction and the House Behind
Men Try to Tow House to New Destination, Leave Trail of Destruction and the House Behind

25 May 2022, 06:10 UTC / Two men from Louisiana loaded a large modular house onto a trailer and tried to move it, despite being warned they weren’t allowed to

 
Bachelor Party Ends With One Barge Underwater, Another Crashed, and a Third on the Run
Bachelor Party Ends With One Barge Underwater, Another Crashed, and a Third on the Run

24 May 2022, 06:12 UTC / Weekend party takes a turn for the dramatic after copious amounts of booze, with the canal blocked and nearby roads flooded because of it

 
A Motorized Wheelchair Can Tow a Powerboat on Public Roads But That Doesn’t Mean It Should
A Motorized Wheelchair Can Tow a Powerboat on Public Roads But That Doesn’t Mean It Should

24 May 2022, 04:14 UTC / Viral video shows man in a motorized wheelchair, holding up traffic in California as he’s towing a powerboat on a standard trailer

 
Maserati Levante Drives Down Historic Steps in Rome for a Selfie, Driver Is Arrested
Maserati Levante Drives Down Historic Steps in Rome for a Selfie, Driver Is Arrested

17 May 2022, 06:50 UTC / Just because you can doesn’t mean you should: police arrest 37-year-old man who drove down the Spanish Steps, causing damage to the historical monument

 
Driver of $315,000 Ferrari F8 Tributo Finds Out You Can’t Drive Without Insurance
Driver of $315,000 Ferrari F8 Tributo Finds Out You Can’t Drive Without Insurance

12 May 2022, 06:37 UTC / Police in Germany were “amazed” to pull over a Ferrari F8 Tributo and learn that the driver hadn’t been paying insurance since January this year

 
Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverted After Co-Pilot Admits He Didn’t Complete Training
Virgin Atlantic Flight Diverted After Co-Pilot Admits He Didn’t Complete Training

5 May 2022, 08:21 UTC / An Airbus A330 heading from Heathrow to New York had to return to the airport where it’d left because the first officer had not completed the final test flight

 
Park Your Car’s Shadow in the Disabled Spot and You Get a Fine, Ford Driver Claims
Park Your Car’s Shadow in the Disabled Spot and You Get a Fine, Ford Driver Claims

22 Apr 2022, 04:49 UTC / Dad parks Ford in the usual spot, is surprised to get a fine in the mail. He claims it’s because he parked his car’s shadow in the disabled spot

 
World’s Laziest Thief Falls Asleep in Audi Q7 He’s Trying to Steal Until Cops Arrive
World’s Laziest Thief Falls Asleep in Audi Q7 He’s Trying to Steal Until Cops Arrive

21 Apr 2022, 06:48 UTC / “We didn’t know whether to laugh or cry,” the owner of the car says after waking up to find the car thief still in her driveway

 
Former Olympian Trevor Jacob Crashed a Plane on Purpose for Clicks, the FAA Rules
Former Olympian Trevor Jacob Crashed a Plane on Purpose for Clicks, the FAA Rules

21 Apr 2022, 05:56 UTC / The daredevil and vlogger staged a single-engine plane crash in November 2021, just so he could put out a video of it later

 
Jeep Compass vs Bus vs Angled Incline Is Not Offroading, Still Stupid Fun
Jeep Compass vs Bus vs Angled Incline Is Not Offroading, Still Stupid Fun

17 Apr 2022, 06:34 UTC / Just because you think you could doesn’t mean you should try: female driver reinforces stereotypes of bad driving with incredibly uninspired attempt

 
Honda Civic Seller Punishes Buyer for Offering Half of Asking Price With Useless Drive
Honda Civic Seller Punishes Buyer for Offering Half of Asking Price With Useless Drive

9 Apr 2022, 06:43 UTC / Mechanic selling his car on Marketplace teaches potential buyer a lesson by sending him on a wild goose case as punishment