With thousands of cars passing through every day, blasting the walls with dirty exhaust, it only makes sense that every once in a while a tunnel needs to be cleaned. But I had no idea there are trucks built specifically for the task, with giant scrubbers attached to robotic arms that can reach every last nook and…
In Basel, Switzerland, three people dressed in Pikachu costumes traveled around the city throwing enormous Poké Balls at pedestrians. It’s all part of an ad campaign to promote tourism to the city, and with a hilarious video like this one, something tells me it’s working.
Yes, that is a half-nude woman with wings and a gigantic baby head performing at the opening ceremony today for Switzerland’s $12 billion, 35-mile Gotthard rail tunnel, the longest in the world.
Today marks a big day for Switzerland, and for Europe as a whole: the 35-mile Gotthard Base Tunnel, the largest rail tunnel in the world, is finally complete after 17 years and over $12 billion.
In fact, you can drift your bathtub even complete with a shower head. Because you’ll need to put that action cam somewhere.
Jamie Barrow is known as Britain's fastest snowboarder, which makes him uniquely qualified to get towed by a 1,200 hp Pilatus PC-12 across the runway of the Engadin Airport in Switzerland.
"If you think a DAIHATSU is SLOW, then watch this..." says the video. I just watched it, and I'm absolutely amazed.
After one year of experimental operation, social services in Switzerland are calling the "sex drive-in" in Zürich "a success." They're saying it's allowed for better regulation of prostitution which in turn has made the situation safer for people on both ends of sexual transactions.
This week, an Ethiopian Airlines flight was hijacked by its own copilot who was seeking asylum in Switzerland. Italian and French fighter jets responded, but the Swiss didn't. And that's because the Swiss Air Force was closed.
Cover thy heads, mortals! Repent! Repent! That rumbling sound you hear drawing near is the four horsemen! For the apocalypse is upon us! The signs are all here, starting with the fact that Swiss trains only had an 87.5% on-time rate in 2013.
Today's lesson on how to remove a local speedcamera comes from the very pleasant city of Zurich back in 2008. The trick is simple: tie the camera to a streetcar and let the tram do all the work.
Recently, Jalopnik's Travis Okulski got to drive Top Gear's former pick for "the best driving road in the world" in a Porsche Cayman S, and came away underwhelmed. Travis and I have discussed this in detail, and we have decided that the Sustenpass , Grimsel Pass, and the Fluelapass are the best roads in Switzerland,…
The sun cutting through the leaves, crisp mountain air around you, and no traffic ahead on a beautiful road in the Swiss Alps. All at nearly 150 miles an hour.
The UK's Sky News reports that 44 people were injured this evening in Granges-pres-Marnand, Switzerland when two trains crashed into one another.
Yesterday I found a video of a train driving through a flash mudslide in Switzerland ad the universal response to the video was, forget the train, check out that hot pink camper van!
A train passing through the Broye district in Switzerland encountered a flash mudslide caused by heavy rains. Did the mud stop the train? Hell no!
This is what if feels like to go flying into the air off a motorcycle and crash head-on into the ground.
Welcome to Switzerland! The sun is shining, the ice cream is shamelessly expensive, and Veyrons are all over the place. The Geneva Motor Show opens tomorrow for the press, so we still have some time to grab some baguettes for tonight. From Tuesday, we won't have time for food, only for cars. Talking of which... what's…
The Koenigsegg Trevita is one of the fastest, rarest, and hardest-to-pronounce supercars in all the land. And with a price over $2 million, it's also one of the most expensive ever made.