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The Stig takes on a Google Street View car around the Top Gear test track (video)

The Stig takes on a Google Street View car around the Top Gear test track (video)

By 23 January 2014

As part of Google's partnership with Top Gear, The Stig accompanied a Google Street View car around the show's test track while it captured the necessary images for the online service. Top Gear's tame racing driver sped around in a Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG... >>

Top Gear's test track appears on Google Maps Street View

Top Gear's test track appears on Google Maps Street View

By 11 January 2014

Just one month after Top Gear's The Stig popped up on Google Maps Street View, the show's test track has now made a surprise appearance. The test track is located at Dunsfold Aerodrome, Surrey. It is often used to - you guessed it - test cars, so it is... >>

Top Gear's The Stig appears on Google Maps Street View

Top Gear's The Stig appears on Google Maps Street View

By 18 December 2013

Star of Top Gear The Stig has appeared standing in a field on Google Maps Street View. In typical Stig pose, he's next to the A82 in Inverness, Scotland. And if you spin around, it looks like he got there in a Vauxhall Astra as there's something that... >>

Google Street View now includes the canals of Venice: Man + gondola = watery fun

Google Street View now includes the canals of Venice: Man + gondola = watery fun

By 14 November 2013

Google has added Street View panoramic imagery for the beautiful Italian city of Venice to its Maps service, thanks to the Street View Trekker technology that made it possible to capture the water-filled canals and tight, narrow, cobblestoned alleys and... >>

London's River Thames in 360-degree panoramic views now live on Google Maps

London's River Thames in 360-degree panoramic views now live on Google Maps

By 28 October 2013

You can now experience the River Thames in London right from the comfort of your own home, thanks to Google Street View. Google has mapped out a 30-mile route of the River Thames in 360-degree views, making it the first river in the UK and Europe to be... >>

Google Street View coming to UK's canals and rivers

Google Street View coming to UK's canals and rivers

By 16 August 2013

The UK's beautiful canals and rivers are to make an appearance on Street View, with the Canal & River Trust securing a loan of a portable Google Trekker backpack allowing it to capture imagery on foot. Typically, Street View gathers its images from a... >>

Google launches Views, a community for contributing photo spheres to Google Maps

Google launches Views, a community for contributing photo spheres to Google Maps

By 31 July 2013

Google launched on Tuesday a new community website, called Views, which allows people to publicly contribute, share and geo-tag their photos spheres of places around the global to Google Maps. To upload a photo sphere, sign into Views with your Google+... >>

Google Maps adds Ghost Island Street View, the abandoned Japanese city that inspired Skyfall

Google Maps adds Ghost Island Street View, the abandoned Japanese city that inspired Skyfall

By 28 June 2013

Google has added a Street View experience to Google Maps that allows you to virtually wander around Hashima Island, otherwise known as Gunkanjima (Battleship Island) or Ghost Island. Situated nine miles off the coast of Nagasaki, the island was abandoned... >>

Google Street View explores Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building

Google Street View explores Burj Khalifa, the world's tallest building

By 25 June 2013

Burj Khalifa, aka the world's tallest building, is now available on Google Maps with Street View, allowing web surfers to gobble up all 828 meters of the skyscraper through up-close and panoramic imagery.  Google said in a blog post on Monday that Burj... >>

Google adds Kilimanjaro, Everest and other mountains to Street View

Google adds Kilimanjaro, Everest and other mountains to Street View

By 19 March 2013

Sometimes there are places you want to go in life, but will never be able to - huge mountains included. Luckily, the folks at Google have stepped in to give you a little bit of the experience, adding some of the world's tallest mountains to its Google... >>