autoevolution

Stories about: fail

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

 
Millionaire Who Built “Best Man Cave” Causes Fanciest Parking Row With His Collectibles
Millionaire Who Built “Best Man Cave” Causes Fanciest Parking Row With His Collectibles

8 Apr 2022, 05:41 UTC / Graham Wildin parked his 20-strong collection onto the street to get his neighbors riled up. Now, they want to key his cars in retaliation

 
2022 Peugeot 308 Power Steering Fails Twice During Moose Test
2022 Peugeot 308 Power Steering Fails Twice During Moose Test

30 Mar 2022, 11:17 UTC / If you're eyeing the all-new 308 as your next car, try not to make evasive maneuvers at speeds higher than 70-odd kilometers per hour

 
Millionaire Ice-T Relates to Every Driver’s Pain, Says He Was Robbed at the Gas Station
Millionaire Ice-T Relates to Every Driver’s Pain, Says He Was Robbed at the Gas Station

25 Mar 2022, 08:51 UTC / With gas prices reaching an all-time high, even millionaire celebrities feel “robbed” by how much they have to pay for a full tank

 
Cops Seize Fully-Custom, Gold-Wrapped $1.4 Million McLaren Senna for Not Having Insurance
Cops Seize Fully-Custom, Gold-Wrapped $1.4 Million McLaren Senna for Not Having Insurance

8 Mar 2022, 07:35 UTC / Influencer Pooyan Mokhtari is often showing off his gold McLaren on social media, and it also caught the eye of the police

 
A Gold-Plated Lexus SC and 5 Pounds of Gold Jewelry Turned This Businessman Into a Star
A Gold-Plated Lexus SC and 5 Pounds of Gold Jewelry Turned This Businessman Into a Star

16 Feb 2022, 09:20 UTC / 39-year-old entrepreneur says he’s found gold brings him good luck, so he makes a point of wearing as much of it as he can, including on his car and bikes

 
Blowing Up Your Friend’s New BMW M5 Competition Is How You Express Grief for Clout
Blowing Up Your Friend’s New BMW M5 Competition Is How You Express Grief for Clout

9 Feb 2022, 07:05 UTC / Russian vlogger Litvin torches a friend’s car as a way to honor another friend who died in an accident. For him, car trashing is becoming norm

 
There's No Point in Crashing a $1Million Ferrari SF90 Stradale if You Don't Monetize It
There's No Point in Crashing a $1Million Ferrari SF90 Stradale if You Don't Monetize It

2 Feb 2022, 08:46 UTC / Millionaire entrepreneur crashed the Ferrari on a test drive in Dubai, is now blaming the accident on a “technical problem”

 
Man Has Been Driving Without a License for 70 Years, and the Police Only Stopped Him Once
Man Has Been Driving Without a License for 70 Years, and the Police Only Stopped Him Once

28 Jan 2022, 05:46 UTC / The long arm of the law might take a while to reach you, but reach you it will: 84-year-old driver gets busted decades too late

 
DeLorean’s Alleged Son Is Trying to Sell Three-Wheel DeLorean DMCs to the Taliban
DeLorean’s Alleged Son Is Trying to Sell Three-Wheel DeLorean DMCs to the Taliban

25 Jan 2022, 13:46 UTC / Tyler DeLorean, currently being sued by DeLorean DMC for copyright infringement, claims the Government of Afghanistan reached out to him by email

 
Learner Driver Travels 500 Miles for Country’s Easiest Drive Test, Still Fails
Learner Driver Travels 500 Miles for Country’s Easiest Drive Test, Still Fails

25 Jan 2022, 09:48 UTC / This is what determination looks like, though not with the usual results: woman ditches London for rural Scotland for driving test, but still isn’t good enough

 
Chevrolet Impala Goes Full Dukes of Hazzard Over a Bridge, Lands Hard
Chevrolet Impala Goes Full Dukes of Hazzard Over a Bridge, Lands Hard

15 Jan 2022, 07:06 UTC / Alcohol-fueled ideas are not always the best, especially if you’re behind the wheel. A Michigan man launched his car over an overpass, crashed upon landing

 
Former Olympian Trevor Jacob Crashed His Plane for Drama and Clicks, Probably
Former Olympian Trevor Jacob Crashed His Plane for Drama and Clicks, Probably

7 Jan 2022, 10:06 UTC / The FAA is investigating the crash from last year, which was documented in a video posted one month later. It tells a very questionable story

 
Tesla FSD Tackles Snowy Road - Is This What "Better Than Human" Looks Like?
Tesla FSD Tackles Snowy Road - Is This What "Better Than Human" Looks Like?

5 Jan 2022, 10:41 UTC / They say "take it with a pinch of salt," but at this rate we'll run out of salt before Elon Musk stops making wild claims about his companies' products

 
Going to Space and Investing in Crypto Are Very Much Alike, If You Ask Matt Damon
Going to Space and Investing in Crypto Are Very Much Alike, If You Ask Matt Damon

4 Jan 2022, 11:11 UTC / The actor’s recent ad for a crypto trading platform comes under fire over its pretentiousness, “Fortune favors the brave” tagline

 
The Strange Tradition of Car-Torching on New Year’s Eve Continues, Slightly Abated
The Strange Tradition of Car-Torching on New Year’s Eve Continues, Slightly Abated

2 Jan 2022, 05:59 UTC / France reports fewer cars burned as the ball dropped as compared to previous years, but the regrettable tradition is still going strong

 
Citroën C4 Ad Pulled Because You Can’t Take Women’s Photos Without Consent
Citroën C4 Ad Pulled Because You Can’t Take Women’s Photos Without Consent

31 Dec 2021, 05:15 UTC / An ad for the C4 starring pop star Amr Diab caused controversy online over the apparent “normalizing” of harassing behavior. Citroën is sorry

 
Porsche Boxster Driver Puts Bumper in the Trunk After Crash, Continues Driving
Porsche Boxster Driver Puts Bumper in the Trunk After Crash, Continues Driving

29 Dec 2021, 12:23 UTC / This will buff out: police in the UK turn reckless driver into an example after he’s pulled over post-crash, with his own bumper in the trunk

 
Audi Does Right by Wheel of Fortune Contestant “Robbed” of the Q3 Prize
Audi Does Right by Wheel of Fortune Contestant “Robbed” of the Q3 Prize

24 Dec 2021, 06:36 UTC / As video of the moment when Charlene Rubush lost on a technicality went viral, Audi stepped up to the plate and decided to give her the car anyway

 
People Are Leaving Their Trunks and Doors Open to Prevent Car Break-Ins
People Are Leaving Their Trunks and Doors Open to Prevent Car Break-Ins

21 Dec 2021, 05:18 UTC / California residents are fed up with vehicle break-ins and have started to leave everything open to show there’s nothing to steal. Cops urge against it