Glow-In-The-Dark Roads Finally Exist Outside Of Hot Wheels

The concept of glow-in-the-dark roads is an incredibly simple piece of safety infrastructure that feels like it should have been implemented years ago. Finally, it has been — on the roads of the Netherlands.


Let Nissan Teach You How To Say The Name Of Its New Car

Nissan Quasaski? Nissan Quashkee? Oh God it hurts my brain. I had no idea how to say the name of Nissan’s new compact SUV until it put out this video explaining how to pronounce it. Ohhhhhhh! That’s how.


Australian Police Can Catch You Using A Mobile Phone While Driving From Almost A Kilometre Away

Victorian Police now have new cameras. Shiny new cameras. Scary new cameras. These new cameras can see you doing something wrong before you even know a Police car is watching you. It can see you doing stuff like using your mobile phone while driving, for example, from a distance of 700 metres.


Uber Is Testing Low-Cost UberX In Australia

Uber, the hire car service of the future, is testing a low-cost, mid-range option in Sydney known overseas as UberX.


Bike Lanes Don't Cause Traffic (If You Put Them In The Right Place)

The battle against bike lanes has turned into an all-out culture war, with NIMBYs shrieking about ceding centimetres of precious asphalt while squawking about the apocalyptic congestion that change will bring. But here’s a deep, data-driven investigation into the truth about bike lanes and traffic.


Monster Machines: This 130km/h Badger Fits In The Belly Of An Osprey

US ground forces are about to get an awesome new whip from Boeing’s Phantom Works: a petite combat support vehicle combining power, speed and all-terrain traction to deliver soldiers to just about anywhere on Earth — without all the hiking.


Volvo's Inflatable Child Seat Concept Fits In A Backpack

At one time, the military actually tried to develop inflatable planes that were strong enough to fly but easy to transport. Those never materialised, but the technology involved — a drop-stitch fabric that can be inflated to very high pressures — has enabled Volvo to create an inflatable child car seat that’s just as safe as everything already on the market.


Ruslan Kogan Will Be The First Aussie To Get A BMW i8

Ruslan Kogan hasn’t had a happy time on the roads in the last 12 months. The dot-com millionaire had his licence revoked for six months last year after police caught him joyriding around the Albert Park street track in Melbourne. He’s vowed to make 2014 a better year behind the wheel, reportedly becoming one of the 20 Aussies to own the new BMW i8.


Stripped Car Transforms Into Exotic Sports Car With Magic Foam

Reddit user Geeky_ shows how a scrap car can be magically transformed into an exotic sports car with expanding foam. The car, which is pretty much just a stripped metal body, gets fattened up with luxurious curves and looks like it costs a million bucks. Slick. Painted blob never looked so good.


The Tesla Model S Is Being Tested And Rubber-Stamped In Australia Right Now

The countdown to the Tesla Model S being released in Australia is excruciating. It’s not far off, though — we’ve had it confirmed by a few sources that a single Model S is in Australia at the moment, and it’s undergoing official certification for local sales.