Three Different Accidents In 30 Seconds In One Intersection In Russia

Video: Driving in Russia is flirting with death — watch these three accidents happening in 30 seconds. First, the grey van violently rams itself into the car in front of it. The red car cuts off the dash cam and skids by. And then the original grey van zooms into the intersection and gets smashed sideways by a bus and an SUV. What the hell, Russia. What the hell, grey van.

Flying Race Car Narrowly Avoids Decapitating Another Pilot

Video: The best part about the video — other than that ridiculously close call of the flying race car launching right pass the driver — is how the driver who almost got crashed into, calmly fixes his side view mirror and keeps driving.

Smart's New ForTwo Can Survive A Head-On Crash With A Car More Than Twice Its Weight

Small cars are unsafe, right? Not so much. As part of the launch buzz for the new Smart ForTwo, the guys at Daimler have released a video showing how the little city car fares when it collides at speed with a much, much larger vehicle.

Guy Parks On The Beach And His Car Gets Swallowed By The Tide

Video: According to a citizen from Bristol, UK, was driving his SUV down the beach when its wheel got stuck. The sand around the car was so soft that other cars couldn’t get close enough to pull it free. Eventually, the tide reached it and swallowed the car completely.

In The Driver's Seat: On The Road With Uber's Ice Cream Delivery Drivers

10:03am. Briefing time. We’re running three minutes late because we decided to combine some dry ice with washing-up liquid in a coffee cup at HQ. Three minutes of watching smoke and foam pour onto a kitchen bench later, and six Uberees are gathered around a table full of Uber-branded hats, t-shirts and phones. Today they’re on a crack mission to deliver delicious tubs of happiness to Uber customers in the form of Gelato Messina ice cream, and I’m along for the ride.

The Blazing Fast Evolution Of Land Speed Record Cars

Chasing speed records was, is, and always will be a crucial driving force in developing the kinds of vehicles people dream about. And over the past century, we’ve seen these speed machines go from early records, like 100 kmh (or 62 mph), to supersonic speeds.

Uber Is Delivering Ice Cream All Over Australia Today

If you have a sweet Friday craving, Uber is in the business of helping you out today: it’s once again delivering delicious ice cream to cities all over Australia today.

The FBI's Worried That Self-Driving Cars Could Be Turned Into Weapons

An internal FBI report obtained by The Guardian speculates about what the roads will look like when they’re packed with driverless cars. And because it’s the FBI, there’s a gloomy analysis of how criminals could exploit our autonomous automotive future.

Here's How The Wheels Of The Supersonic Car Are Made

When you’re trying to build the fastest car in human history, like the guys making the Bloodhound SSC, you have to make wheels that basically re-invent the wheel. To reach 1000mph and go supersonic, the wheels they’re using weigh over 230 pounds, nearly 3 feet wide and spin four times faster than a F1 car.

Why Tesla's Model 3 Could Be The Most Important Electric Car Ever

Tesla’s next electric car officially has a name: The Model 3. It seems like an all-around average sedan, no crazy up-swinging falcon doors or other outlandishness. Even the $US35,000 price is pedestrian. It’s also what could make it as important to automotive history as the Model T.