Toyota's New Transit Idea Is Like A Bikeshare For Tiny Electric Cars

Small, weird-looking smartcars are nothing new; there are plenty of them on the road, especially in cities where space is at a premium. But Toyota has launched something that makes great use of its zippy three-wheeled i-Road vehicles: a new car-sharing service that integrates with a city’s existing transit system.


Here's A F1 Car Racing Against A Motorcycle Racing Against A Supercar

Video: For a second, you think hey maybe the motorcycle has a chance in this Top Gear bit since it screams to a lead but then the land-based jet machine insanity known as an F1 race car steps it up and the other two are fighting not to get lapped by the closest thing we have to a teleportation device on Earth.


This Cuddly Python Redirects AC To The Back Of Your Car

If you’re looking for an act of futility, try keeping a couple of young kids comfortable in the back of a car during a long road trip. There’s an infinite number of sources of discomfort they will eventually find, but with this long plush tube that redirects an air conditioning vent directly to the back seat, being hot won’t be one of them.


Going To Spend The Rest Of The Night Watching This Bugatti GIF

Take me to the stake, but I’m not a fan of the Bugatti Veyron. I just think the design is a bad pastiche of old and new. But I’m a fan of watching things being carefully made and a fan of strange industrial machinery like the trolley above, used to join the different parts of the car. So satisfying.


The First Cars With Apple's CarPlay System Are Now On The Road, Starting With Ferrari's Majestic FF

Apple wants to bring iOS to the dashboard of just about every car in the world with its CarPlay service. After a grand unveiling earlier in the year, the first CarPlay-supported vehicles are starting to arrive on the road, starting with the insanely premium Ferrari FF.


Your GM Car Could Be Autonomous By 2016

GM is already taking technology in cars seriously, but it has plans to take it to the next level, and soon. Yesterday, the company announced that in less than two years its cars will communicate with each other — and hopefully even drive themselves.


Holden Trax LTZ: Australian Review

If you’ve got kids, or have to commute to work around school drop-off time, you know how it can be driving through a school zone clogged by obnoxious soft-roaders. They’re big, they’re impassable and tough to get in and out of tight spots when you’re the one in the driver’s seat, especially in the city. When it came to getting behind the wheel of the Holden Trax LTZ, however, we were pleasantly surprised by its departure from class.


Gigafactory Is Go: Tesla Will Build Batteries In Nevada

Speculation for months about where Tesla would make the batteries to power its Model 3 EV electric vehicles has finally ended, with confirmation today that Elon Musk has decided where to erect his Gigafactory. The big winner? Nevada.


Mazda's New MX-5 Looks Like A Baby Jaguar, Or Is That Just Me?

Mazda announced the new Miata Roadster yesterday — known locally as the MX-5 — and she’s a beaut! But does anyone else think that from certain angles it looks like a baby Jaguar roadster?


Remembering Car Design's Golden Age Through The Eyes Of Its Designers

American car design reached its experimental, optimistic zenith in the post-WWII era. Yet for every car built, hundreds of sketches and concepts were destroyed, the designers who penned them working in corporate anonymity. This new documentary works to bring these ageing designers and their beautiful concept work back into the spotlight.


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