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    Green: Wait, we could have electric buses that recharge in 15 seconds?
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    First, Swiss watches. Now this. Switzerland is home to a system that will allow battery-electric buses to get their juice in 15-second increments at bus-stop-mounted electric chargers. High-tech, indeed! Switzerland's Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) is leading of a group of ...

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    Study: Volvo studying test of electric roads in Sweden
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    Volvo already announced the results of a study of wireless charging using a stationary C30, and now it's embarking on a more ambitious study of wireless charging involving moving city buses. Next year, in conjunction with the Swedish Transport Association, Volvo will build a section of electric ...

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    Video: If you think your commute stinks, this overloaded bus says it could be worse
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    Havana, Cuba is well known for its collection of vintage American cars. But even with a classic Chevrolet or Ford on every corner, personal vehicle ownership on the communist island nation is still out of reach for most citizens. Like many cities where owning vehicles is either impractical or ...

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    Video: In Russia, old ladies don't take the bus... they push it
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    It wouldn't be uncommon in most cities, in most countries, to see an old lady taking the bus. But not in Russia. No, in Russia, old women push the bus... for two very Russian reasons: 1) The Russians never paid as much attention to building civilian transportation as they did to nuclear ...

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    Featured: Pope Francis ditches Popemobile and takes bus, we reflect on historical papal rides
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    Popemobiles have always amused us, what with their bullet-proof glass shields and holy ordination. We wonder why, living at the Vatican in the heart of Italy, the Pope has never commissioned a fiery red Ferrari for his conveyance. The Ferrari FF could easily accommodate a modified pope-thrown ...

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    Video: Russian bus driver takes no mercy when punishing those who cut him off
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    Alexi Volkov, a Russian bus driver known as "The Punisher," doesn't tolerate anyone who cuts him off while he's on the job. Rather than attempting to take evasive maneuvers, Volkov simply lets his bus roll into the offending party's vehicle. He boasts that he's been involved in over 100 accidents ...

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    Video: Jamaican Patty-eating bus driver prompts US$100,000 lawsuit
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    Most bus drivers and municipal bus trips are utterly innocuous – you don't remember either of them because nothing happens to make them worth doing so. That wasn't the case with Ursula Wilson's ride with "patty-eating bus driver" Herton Reid in Florida's Broward County. Not only was Reid ...

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    Video: Teens hate riding the bus, but love drifting in it
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    The last time we saw a bus drifting it was in a commercial for public transportation in Denmark. The last time we saw Nitro Circus it was waging off-road paintball battles by land and by air. Combine the two and what do you get? An off-roading school bus that can drift in a parking lot and in the ...

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    Video: World's toughest bridge welcomes all challengers [w/video]
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    Meet the world's toughest bridge, as this undisputed champion backs down from no truck, bus or RV. Standing at 11-foot-8 and constructed of solid steel, this 100-year-old bridge still holds up an active train track above it and a perfect record against daring drivers below it. This bridge in ...

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    Video: Season finale of Seinfeld's CiCGC with Michael Richards might be best yet
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    Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee has proved its worth as more than just your average web series. Jerry Seinfeld acts almost as an ambassador to the comedy world, bringing us along to spend a few hours with the likes of funnymen that include Larry David, Ricky Gervais, and Alec Baldwin. With cars ...

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