Toyota's Kikai Concept Is An Amazing Mid/Rear-Engine Hot Rod Robot Car

Unlike some other manufacturers I could mention, Toyota’s concept car team is really bringing it for this year’s Tokyo Motor Show. Yesterday we talked about the S-FR baby sports car, now I find myself really taken by the Kikai, a 3-seat, center-drive, mid-rear little machine that looks like a car-Terminator with its… »10/09/15 9:36amToday 9:36am

This Discounted USB Battery Pack Can Also Jump Start Your Car in a Pinch

By now, you probably have a USB battery pack or two to keep your phones charged, and that’s great! But I’m willing to bet most of them won’t start your car if its battery dies.
»10/09/15 9:25amToday 9:25am

How Daily Fantasy Fucked Things Up For Everyone

Daily fantasy sports should have been a great thing. A form of betting just shiny and different enough from handing a brown bag of cash to a guy named Fingers at the local dive bar to be treated as respectable enterprise, it had the potential not just to make insane amounts of money, but to change the debate about… »10/09/15 7:57amToday 7:57am

Violent V8 Supercar Crash Rips Side Of Car Open, Shuts Down Bathurst Qualifying

Driver Chaz Mostert lost control of his car after tapping a wall during qualifying for the Bathurst 1000, hitting a marshal stand and ripping open the side of his car. Mostert was airlifted to a local hospital with a fractured left femur and fractured left wrist. Five marshals were injured in the crash. [Updated]
»10/09/15 1:42amToday 1:42am

V8 Supercar Driver Fined $25,000 For Calling Female Duo's Car A "Pussy Wagon"

Simona de Silvestro and Renee Gracie are sharing a Prodrive Racing Ford Falcon at this year’s Bathurst 1000, making them the first all-female team since 1998 to compete there. That’s great! V8 Supercar driver David Reynolds called it a “pussy wagon” in in a post-practice press conference. That’s um...not so great.
»10/08/15 10:14pmYesterday 10:14pm

Watch This Giant MH-53E Sea Dragon Execute A Quick Stop

The Navy’s MH-53E Sea Dragon, along with their Marine CH-53E Super Stallion cousins, are the largest and most powerful helicopters in the Pentagon’s inventory. This is why seeing one of these beasts hit the brakes and execute a maximum deceleration maneuver, often referred to as a “quick stop,” is so awesome. »10/08/15 8:29pmYesterday 8:29pm

Report: Uber Thinks Lyft's CTO Helped Hack Its Driver Database 

Uber still doesn’t know who hacked it eight months ago, exposing the personal data of 50,000 drivers. But the hunt is increasing tension between rival ride-hailing apps. According to a Reuters report, Uber is closing in on Lyft CTO Chris Lambert as a possible accomplice to its hacker. »10/08/15 8:10pmYesterday 8:10pm