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Kids trick their dads into thinking they put olive oil in their cars

Sometimes, social media is good

Sometimes, social media is good.

Wisconsin high-school seniors pull off epic fake-crash prank

What better way to use a junker Pontiac Grand Am?

Here's a pretty epic high-school senior prank: A car crashed into the side of the school building just outside the principal's office, bricks strewn everywhere and a gaping black hole. Except none of it is real.

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Yvette Nicole Brown from Community sells cars for us | Stars Selling Cars

Community's Yvette Nicole Brown has moved from Greendale Community College to our used car lot! Watch as the comedienne brings a whole new level of charisma to this episode of Stars Selling Cars.

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Kate Flannery of The Office tries her hand at car sales | Stars Selling Cars

Can Kate Flannery sell cars better than fictional paper products?

Virginia cops bust drivers for driving without ice cream

Getting pulled over by the cops will ruin just about anyone's day. Except in Halifax, Virginia.

Returning veteran surprises mom with traffic stop prank

A successful prank requires strong planning, crackerjack timing, and an unwitting target.

Driverless Tesla turns heads in traffic

Using Tesla's much talked about autopilot feature to play pranks on the unsuspecting is a growing trend.

Dad pranks kid using Tesla's summon feature

The YouTube account Tesla Motor Fans uploaded a 30-second clip of a boy being pranked by his father in a Tesla Model S.

Huge triceratops left in the middle of British roadway

A triceratops made it all the way to the road and ended up blocking traffic on the Isle of Wight late Friday night.

Was the Tesla hack just some kid messing around?

Prank Reportedly Came From Finnish Teenage Hacker

Illinois family is targeted in cyber prank involving fake Tesla promotion.

Mercedes-AMG Sprinter63 S is a perfect April Fools' prank

Mercedes-Benz might be a little early with its April Fools' Day joke, but the Mercedes-AMG Sprinter63 S is still a ridiculously cool idea. With 503 horsepower from a twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8, it should drastically cut the wait time for deliveries.

Full-scale plastic motorcycles lead to the best pranks

A British company is producing full-scale plastic motorcycle kits that look pretty realistic. That can lead to some fun pranks, as you'll see in this video.

Ford pranks unsuspecting blind dates with Mustang GT and stunt driver

Ford adds another definition to the phrase "speed dating" when it uses a professional stunt driver to take a few unsuspecting first dates on a smoky-tire ride in the 2015 Mustang.

Detroit Auto Show prankster 'damages' hundreds of thousands of dollars of cars

A prankster gained access to the 2015 Detroit Auto Show and made sure to have some fun at the expense of the product specialists. And yes, there's a video.

Watch Emily Blunt and John Krasinski prank Jimmy Kimmel's SUV

Jimmy Kimmel has a bit of a rivalry going with Emily Blunt and John Krasinski. Not like the "I'm on television, you're on the radio" one he has with his former Man Show co-host Adam Carolla (who of course has more to do with cars than the last name he almost shares with a Toyota economy sedan). With Blunt and Krasinski, it's mor

Here's the backstory on Gordon's Pepsi prank from Okulski himself

Last week, we all watched with enjoyment as Jalopnik editor Travis Okulski got epically pranked by a mustachioed Jeff Gordon. As we explained then, Gordon starred in a memorable "viral" ad for Pepsi, which saw the NASCAR champion disguise himself and take a car salesman on a wild test drive. It was all called out as bull, and Okulski was on

Watch Jeff Gordon get back at Jalopnik with this awesome prank

Nearly a year ago, NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon teamed up with Pepsi for a commercial. Gordon would be disguised and terrorize a used car salesman on an extreme test drive. It was staged, quite obviously, we said. Our friends at

Rémi Gaillard drops in on car wash for new movie trailer

Rémi Gaillard, the Frenchman famous for his real-life Mario Kart videos, and most recently featured on these humble digital pages for portraying a living, breathing speed camera, is back with his latest video.

Epic prank aims to prevent DUI No. 6

What do you do about a friend whose drinking and driving problem has reached epic – five-DUI-infractions epic – proportions? Well, if you're a self-professed YouTube "prankster" you might do something to scare him straight.

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