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Pranksters Troll the Heck Out of Tesla Owners by Abusing Charging Port Convenience Feature
Pranksters Troll the Heck Out of Tesla Owners by Abusing Charging Port Convenience Feature

20 Jul 2022, 08:23 UTC / Social media is flush with videos showing pranksters trolling Tesla owners by remotely opening the charging flaps of their cars

 
Ex-F1 Driver Jean Alesi Makes Headlines for All the Wrong Reasons After Getting Arrested
Ex-F1 Driver Jean Alesi Makes Headlines for All the Wrong Reasons After Getting Arrested

22 Dec 2021, 16:12 UTC / Jean Alesi, an ex-Formula 1 racer with 13 seasons behind him, was arrested in France after he pranked an acquaintance. The driver turned himself in

 
Letting Your Dog Take a Car Ride Alone Is How You Should Never Use Tesla's Autopilot
Letting Your Dog Take a Car Ride Alone Is How You Should Never Use Tesla's Autopilot

15 Dec 2021, 11:20 UTC / A footage of a dog taking a ride in a Tesla car without any human supervision has got the Internet all angry, labeling this as a reckless, tasteless stunt

 
When "Moving a Couch" Goes Bad: U-Haul Truck Is Returned in Horrific State
When "Moving a Couch" Goes Bad: U-Haul Truck Is Returned in Horrific State

4 Jun 2021, 08:20 UTC / After being pretty big in the late 90s and early 00s, it feels like the world has moved on from pulling pranks; when they're good, though, they're good

 
And This Is How Volkswagen Duped the World's Media With a Single Letter
And This Is How Volkswagen Duped the World's Media With a Single Letter

31 Mar 2021, 09:39 UTC / Almost all the original reports on the Voltswagen story did nothing to cast the slightest doubt on its veridicity, despite April 1 being just around the corner

 
A Scared Kevin Hart Jumping Out of a Tesla Is the Prank You Need Right Now
A Scared Kevin Hart Jumping Out of a Tesla Is the Prank You Need Right Now

28 Mar 2020, 05:48 UTC / Fight or flight: YouTuber David Dobrik gets Hart to agree to “What the Sniff” segment, pranks him with live snake and scares him senseless

 
A Toy Yoda Is Not a Toyota, but Can Buy You One
A Toy Yoda Is Not a Toyota, but Can Buy You One

5 Feb 2020, 14:55 UTC / Woman sues employer after she got tricked into becoming employee of the month on the promise she’d get a free Toyota, which turned out to be a Toy Yoda

 
Guy Plays Around with Tesla Smart Summon, Police Pull Over Driverless Car
Guy Plays Around with Tesla Smart Summon, Police Pull Over Driverless Car

4 Oct 2019, 10:01 UTC / Guy testing the Tesla Smart Summon get a police surprise after a cop pulls over the driverless car, the entire scene seems staged

 
Tesla’s V10 Smart Summon Is Perfect for Halloween
Tesla’s V10 Smart Summon Is Perfect for Halloween

30 Sep 2019, 22:03 UTC / Tesla owner has some fun in a parking lot with the Smart Summon feature, shows how the car could be used to scare people on Halloween

 
Supermarket Staff Block Careless Driver Who Parked in the Shopping Cart Section
Supermarket Staff Block Careless Driver Who Parked in the Shopping Cart Section

13 Sep 2019, 14:30 UTC / Driver parked at random, got to suffer the consequences when he returned to find his vehicle completely blocked in by shopping carts

 
Dude With Rocket Launcher Proves Picking a Fight on the Road Isn’t Smart
Dude With Rocket Launcher Proves Picking a Fight on the Road Isn’t Smart

23 May 2019, 15:21 UTC / Road rage is now a widespread phenomenon, but shooting your mouth off is never safe, if only for the reason that you have no idea what the other man is hiding

 
A Smart But Expensive Way of Preventing Drivers From Parking in Disabled Bays
A Smart But Expensive Way of Preventing Drivers From Parking in Disabled Bays

23 May 2019, 15:09 UTC / Illusionist Murray Sawchuck has the perfect prank for able-bodied drivers who take up parking spaces reserved for disabled motorists

 
“Ultimate” Car Prank Is Seatbelt PSA
“Ultimate” Car Prank Is Seatbelt PSA

23 Apr 2019, 15:12 UTC / Driver pranks his friend in the passenger seat, braking and sending him butt-first into the footwell, unable to extricate himself

 
People in Mississippi Keep Finding Bowls of Mashed Potatoes on Cars, Porches
People in Mississippi Keep Finding Bowls of Mashed Potatoes on Cars, Porches

15 Apr 2019, 15:20 UTC / Residents in Jackson, Mississippi are confused, don’t know whether this is just a silly prank or a campaign with a more sinister meaning

 
Aprils Fools' Pranks We’d Love or Hate to See Come True
Aprils Fools' Pranks We’d Love or Hate to See Come True

6 Apr 2019, 10:41 UTC / In 2019, the April Fools' pranks in the auto industry meant sky diving, photovoltaic paint and software for autonomous bikes

 
Pedestrian Pulls Hilarious Prank on Driver, Wins at Life
Pedestrian Pulls Hilarious Prank on Driver, Wins at Life

5 Mar 2019, 15:39 UTC / Video shows man crossing the street and pretending to step over some considerably-sized obstacle, tricking driver into thinking he has to check the road if it’s

 
Car Crashes Through High School Wall in Harmless Graduation Prank
Car Crashes Through High School Wall in Harmless Graduation Prank

17 May 2018, 08:28 UTC / Cumberland High School students set up an optical illusion prank that looks like a car had hit the wall of the school's building

 
Lexus Needs Your Spit to Tell You What Kind of Car You Need
Lexus Needs Your Spit to Tell You What Kind of Car You Need

31 Mar 2018, 08:09 UTC / With just a tiny sample of your saliva, the Japanese premium carmaker can have a vehicle made completely bespoke based on your DNA delivered to your front door

 
Honda Celebrates April Fool's Early with New CR-V Roadster SUV Thingy
Honda Celebrates April Fool's Early with New CR-V Roadster SUV Thingy

30 Mar 2018, 20:21 UTC / The Japanese carmaker has opened the ball this year for the usual prank onslaught by taking an angle grinder and chopping off the top of a CR-V SUV

 
Remi Gaillard Stops Traffic in €19,000 Giveaway on Montpellier Streets
Remi Gaillard Stops Traffic in €19,000 Giveaway on Montpellier Streets

28 Feb 2018, 13:41 UTC / The French trickster served a noble cause this time around (not that his usual strive to make us giggle isn't noble), helping both people and animals