Toyota Yaris ZR: Australian Review

Cars don’t always need to have a gimmick. Sometimes they can just be straightforward and simple, with a clear mission for the duties they are destined for. If you’re in the city, commuting to work or chauffering around a small family, you don’t need anything too special. The Toyota Yaris ZR is pure, undistilled Affordable Motoring at its finest.


Inside Audi's Robotic Car Factory Of The Future

Cars are evolving. We’ve gone from exclusively burning dead fossils in our petrol tanks to charging them up at the wall overnight, and now we’re even thinking about using even fancier ways to get our vehicles from A-to-B. With fancier cars has to come fancier production methods. Step inside the top-secret Audi production facility in Germany where humans work hand-in-servo with robots to build thousands of custom cars a day.


Uber Got Hacked Because It Left Its Security Key Out In Public

Remember how Uber, in a Friday night post last week, admitted that the names and personal info of 50,000 drivers had been accessed by an unknown party? Well, Ars Technica has an update. A sad update.


This Clever Car Commercial Will Screw Your Brain Up

Video: This great commercial for the new Skoda Fabia wants to test how attention grabbing its design is. I can’t say much about it without spoiling it but I will say I tried it and it completely worked for me.


Take A Free Supercar Ride With Uber

Do you want to get driven around Melbourne’s Albert Park Lake in a Ferrari 458, Lamborghini Superleggera or an Aston Martin V12 Vantage S? Uber has you covered.


50,000 Uber Drivers Had Their Personal Data Compromised

Uber’s driver database was accessed by an unknown third party, compromising the personal information of about 50,000 drivers. So far there have been no reports of unauthorised use of the information.


This Is How To Test A Supersonic Car In A Wind Tunnel

When you’re in the process of building a supersonic car, you want to understand how it behaves at speed before you put a driver in it. So how, exactly, do you do that?


Nissan's GT Academy TV Series Starts This Weekend

The Nissan GT Academy, which turned couch-bound gamers into racing drivers that dominated the Bathurst 12 Hour, is finally being shown on Aussie TV. From this Saturday, you’ll be able to watch along and chart their successes.


Power Wheels Is Making Tiny Porsches Again

There’s some great news from Mattel for parents who like to live vicariously through their kids and long ago had to trade their sports car dreams for a practical, spacious minivan. It’s been almost a quarter century since Power Wheels offered a Porsche option, but come October kids aged three and older will be able to get behind the wheel of this 911 GT3.


Watch McLaren Race The P1 GTR Against The Iconic F1 GTR

Video: As if the McLaren P1 wasn’t beastly enough, the British hypercar manufacturer has announced a hardened track version — the P1 GTR — which is set to get its public debut at the Geneva Motor Show. In the lead up to the event, McLaren decided to dust off the spiritual father of the P1 GTR in the form of the old McLaren F1 GTR and pit them head-to-head on a track. The result is a flurry of amazing sounds that can only come from two of the best hypercars ever made.