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VW emissions scandal could cost $86B, says Credit Suisse

VW's rapidly mushrooming diesel emissions conundrum could cost it up to $86B, argues major financial services company Credit Suisse.

By October 2, 2015


VW to install software to bring cheating diesels into emissions compliance

New software reportedly will be added to as many as 11 million of Volkwagen's diesel cars to bring them in to compliance with emissions laws. The fix could cost $6.5 billion.

By September 29, 2015


​Fool me once: EPA to enhance emissions testing post VW scandal

US Environmental Protection Agency will use random spot checks to expose technologies that may allow cars to skirt emissions standards.

By September 25, 2015


​Volkswagen apologizes, stops diesel sales in wake of US emissions scandal

German automaker orders its US dealerships to halt sales of affected cars, says that 11 million vehicles are impacted globally.

By September 21, 2015


Volkswagen, Audi accused of using software to cheat US diesel emissions tests

In an open letter to the automaker and an official release, the EPA claims that VW's diesels aren't as clean as you'd think.

By September 18, 2015


Blue giants create Prawn Nebula's spectacular glow

Two rare blue stars ionise the gas in the Prawn Nebula, allowing it to emit its own light.

By September 3, 2015


NASA's Mars Trek turns you into a Red Planet explorer

NASA has launched a new website that lets you explore Mars through interactive map made up of images and data from the space agency, including rover mission photos.

By July 12, 2015


Roses are red, condoms are blue... if you have syphilis

The S.T.EYE condom can not only help couples practice safe sex but it can also change colors to show the presence of an STD. And it came from the minds of three inventive teenagers.

By June 24, 2015


Car Tech 101: What exactly is a 'compliance car'?

Brian Cooley explains regulations established in 2012 by the state of California that require larger carmakers to design and build a number of zero-emission vehicles.

By June 2, 2015


See how that vertical 787 takeoff looked from the cockpit

The Internet was wowed by footage of a Boeing Dreamliner taking off at an extreme angle. Now see what it looked like from the pilot's perspective.

By June 18, 2015