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Transport

London cab drivers enlist private detectives in Uber taxi wars
London’s taxi drivers have been hiring private detectives in their war on controversial cab-booking application Uber which has been hoovering up business in London because of the competitive prices it offers.

24.11.2014 18:07

‘Reliving Icarus’ dream’: Solar-powered mission to edge of space is on
A project aiming to build a solar-powered plane, capable of climbing to a record-breaking 24,000 meters into the stratosphere, has found sponsors. The race to the edge of space is on, with a maiden flight just powered by the sun scheduled for 2017.

24.11.2014 07:11

Truck torn apart by 2 trains at rail crossing in Kazakhstan (VIDEO)
A truck driver has been killed in a horrific collision in Kazakhstan after his vehicle skid onto the rail track crossing right between the two oncoming trains. The crash in which both trains partially derailed was recorded by a CCTV cam.

23.11.2014 22:20

British 'terrorist' teen travelling form Jordan nabbed at Heathrow Airport
A 19-year-old teenager from Coventry was arrested at London’s Heathrow Airport on suspicion of "preparing for acts of terrorism," West Midlands Police said on Thursday. The arrest was “pre-planned” and “intelligence-led.”

22.11.2014 09:09

​Badass motion: Russia’s ‘BatTram’ explored (VIDEO)
The futuristic-looking glossy black streetcar produced by a leading tank factory in Russia has been touring the country in a bid to attract future buyers. A new video featuring the R1 at a Moscow industry expo has been released.

21.11.2014 14:01

Hot cars: $3.3mn worth of Rolls Royces, Bentleys in flames in downtown Moscow
A whole parking lot’s worth of luxury Rolls Royces, Bentleys and Mercedes Benzes went up in flames in downtown Moscow in the early hours of morning. Their estimated worth was about $3.3 million – and they may all be owned by the same person.

21.11.2014 08:58

​Move over Trans-Siberian: China launches 'world’s longest' train route
The 82-wagon cargo train is expected to take 21 days to travel 6,200 miles, passing through six countries between China and Spain.

20.11.2014 20:23

Fastest train ride: Japanese whooshed at 500kph on maglev test ride (VIDEO)
In one of the fastest train rides ever, 100 Japanese passengers have whizzed along the route in Yamanashi Prefecture on the lightning quick floating maglev train going 500 kilometers per hour.

19.11.2014 18:21

‘By definition the mission is neutral’- OSCE envoy on accusations of bias in E. Ukraine
Russia’s envoy to the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) has defended the organization against a mounting ‘campaign’ of pro-Russia bias allegations.

18.11.2014 19:58

Toyota unveils game changer hydrogen-powered car
Toyota has unveiled the first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car, which will start selling in Japan next month and in the US and Europe in 2015.

18.11.2014 19:12

Pilot dead after plane crashes into Chicago home (PHOTOS)
A small cargo plane crashed into a home within a residential neighborhood near Midway Airport in Chicago early Tuesday. The pilot, the only person on board the plane, died in the wreck.

18.11.2014 16:00

Police reindeer may soon be deployed in Russian tundra
The police force in Russia's Far North may soon be equipped with reindeer as a means of transportation in poorly accessible areas, to better preserve law and order among the native populations residing in the Russian tundra.

18.11.2014 01:34