'Road' is Your Next Must See Racing Documentary

Outwardly, 'Road' is about two generations of the famous road racing family, the Dunlops. Starting with Joey and his younger brother Robert, then adding Robert's racing sons, William and Michael. The film quickly moves along to match the extreme euphoria and deepest depths of road racing itself. It's a warts and all… » 6/03/14 12:31pm 6/03/14 12:31pm

​Honda's MotoGP Replica Really Will Be A MotoGP Bike For The Street

Want to be World Champ Marc Marquez? Good news: next year Honda will release a replica of his RC213V race bike that will be as close as possible to the real thing. We've got exclusive details. » 5/30/14 3:54pm 5/30/14 3:54pm

Video - Range Rover Evoque: On and Off-Road Test

The Range Rover Evoque is the smallest Range Rover ever. It’s also the first Range Rover since 1993 to not come with an air suspension. It’s also the first Range Rover to feature “design input” from a pop singer who, despite her considerable beauty, almost certainly has never driven more than ten feet off the tarmac.… » 4/09/13 2:59pm 4/09/13 2:59pm

The Future Of Pothole Repair Is Silly Putty

Fixing a hole in a road should be easy—but the fact that our nation's highways are littered with potholes is testament to the fact that it's not quite as straightforward as it sounds. But a new solution, inspired by silly putty, could make our streets much smoother in the future. » 4/12/12 2:45pm 4/12/12 2:45pm

How a drunk road crew paints lane markings

How hard is it to paint a straight line? How many workers in a Russian road-paining crew does it take to finish a fifth of vodka? The answer to both questions can be found in the video above of some truly horrific lane markings along Russia's Millionnaya Street. » 5/23/11 12:30pm 5/23/11 12:30pm

Japan fixed this quake-damaged road in just six days

Japan's world-class transportation infrastructure couldn't withstand this month's 9.0-magnitutde quake, but their construction teams are still amazing. This stretch of highway was repaired in just six days by a Herculean road crew. This is the triumph of Japanese engineering. » 3/24/11 10:30am 3/24/11 10:30am

The Ingenious Machine That Can Print Cobblestone Roads

A road printer. That's the only way I can classify this machine, which can build 400 yards of road per day using cobblestone. You just have to keep feeding it bricks, and it will just work. [Thanks Perico!] » 11/13/10 11:15am 11/13/10 11:15am

Ferrari 458 Italia Hits The Road, Reveals Interior

Could the Ferrari 458 Italia finally mean the end of the ugly supercar from Modena? These new photographs, showing it on the road and revealing the actual interior for the first time point to "yes." » 8/27/09 10:20am 8/27/09 10:20am

Audi A4 Allroad Features Headlamp Converter For Euro Market

In case you didn't know it, your headlamps are aimed differently; the driver's side is positioned lower than the passenger side. No problem in the US, but when right-of-way lanes change in Europe, trouble. Audi's got a neat little fix. » 8/21/09 8:30am 8/21/09 8:30am

Seven Surreal Road Art Scenes

A road may be a flat surface for transiting from place to place for most. But here are seven surreal pieces of road art reminding us it can be so much more. » 6/15/09 1:40pm 6/15/09 1:40pm

Ten More Unfortunate Street Names

Those disappointed in the name change vote of Butt Hole Road'll be happy hearing it's not the only hilariously unfortunate street name. Here's ten more to add to the list of world's street signs making your internal ten-year-old laugh below. » 6/03/09 10:30am 6/03/09 10:30am

World's Greatest Driving Road Located In Abu Dhabi?

Armed with only a BMW M3 and a camera, 5th Gear's Tiff Needell examines what they claim is the world's greatest driving road, located in the U.A.E. capital of Abu Dhabi. Where else? » 2/25/09 9:00am 2/25/09 9:00am

Deer Detecting Road Technology Being Tested In Colorado

An electromagnetic sensor system capable of automatically detecting the presence of large animals on or near roadways and alerting drivers to their presence is being tested in Colorado. So far, the system appears to be working; the only problem might be the drivers themselves. Colorado is trialing the system on a road… » 10/15/08 3:30pm 10/15/08 3:30pm

Honda's Musical Road To Be Paved Over

This strip of road in Lancaster, California is one of only a handful of roads in the world that will "sing" as you drive over it. The music comes from the noise made by tires passing over a series of carefully cut groves in the road's surface. Now local residents want it all to be paved over, just because not everyone… » 9/22/08 5:00pm 9/22/08 5:00pm

Increased Road Privatization On The Way, According to the Washington…

"Everything they're doing is designed to drive things to privatization," Rep. Peter DeFazio, Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure highways and transit subcommittee told the Washington Post. He was speaking about the Bush administration and its appointees at the Department of Transportation, who the… » 3/24/08 5:45pm 3/24/08 5:45pm