Uber's Experimental Cars Spotted On The Streets Of Pittsburgh

Earlier this year, Uber announced that it was joining forces with Carnegie Mellon Univeristy to create its own autonomous taxis. Now, the first cars labelled “Uber Advanced Technologies Center” have been spotted driving around the roads of Pittsburgh in the US.


How To Survive A Car Crash

Driving is the most dangerous thing most people do. It’s also something for which they likely have no or minimal training. Before you hit the road this weekend, let’s look at how to make it more survivable.


Watch A Kawasaki Motorbike Beat A Bugatti Veyron And McLaren MP4-12C In A Drag Race

McLaren and Bugatti produce two of the most powerful supercars on the planet. So imagine their embarrassment when Kawasaki’s Ninja H2R wipes the floor with them in a drag race.


America's Trains Suck Because Most Americans Don't Ride Them

Last week’s horrific Amtrak crash surfaced new concerns about the US’s neglect of its rail infrastructure, with blame falling on Congress for failing to allocate enough money to upgrade the system for safety. The truth is that trains would be the safest way to travel in this country — if more Americans embraced a future on rails.


Self-Driving Trucks Are Going To Kill Jobs, And Not Just For Drivers

The first road-legal autonomous truck made a splashy debut earlier this month. The Freightliner Inspiration Truck is shiny and new, but it will not be good for everyone. Autonomous trucks will destroy jobs, Scott Santens points out at Medium, killing the truck stop as we know it.


Motorcycle Surfing Looks Like An Exhilarating Way To Die

Riding a motorcycle isn’t enough. Surfing waves isn’t enough. Sometimes you have to surf your motorcycle to get your thrill on.


Why We All Need To Stop Going On Cruises

Cruise ships are even worse than you think. ProPublica recently published a very alarming and downright dark interactive feature about health and safety on cruises. I’ll come right out and say it: Stop going on cruises. Don’t cruise. Don’t do it.


Jeremy Clarkson Talks Being Unemployed And When We'll See More Top Gear In First Interview

Speaking to BBC Radio 2’s Chris Evans (who has been rumoured to take over Top Gear in Clarkson’s absence), former Top Gear host and noted producer-puncher Jeremy Clarkson gave his first radio interview since his sacking, covering everything from what he’s been doing in his down time, what he’ll do next and when we’ll see the last three episodes of the popular car show.


Living In An Apartment Block? You Can Finally Charge Your Electric Car

If you live in an apartment and have a car spot, there’s one huge hurdle to buying an electric car. Charging it at home, in your car park, means talking to your building’s strata committee and getting permission to hook up a charger — and then actually paying for the power that you use. One of Australia’s leading EV charging station installers, JET Charge, has the perfect solution already up and running.


Deadly Airbag Recall Reaches Australia, Almost 500,000 Cars Affected So Far

One of the world’s largest car safety recalls is on, after a Japanese manufacturer found that some of its airbags have a tendency to spray metal shrapnel when deployed. The recall has now hit Australia, with almost 500,000 cars from various manufacturers already affected.