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​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


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


Chevrolet 2016 Volt's EPA label boasts 53-mile EV range

Chevy's second-generation Volt RE-EV improves both its stated electric and gasoline-powered efficiency.

By August 3, 2015


Stephen Hawking says nomadic aliens might crush us

Technically Incorrect: The famed physicist says that simple math makes him believe there are aliens out there.

By September 30, 2015


Volkswagen's other crimes (according to Conan O'Brien)

It wasn't just a little environmental fiddling. It was far, far more.

By September 30, 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


​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


BMW's latest 3 Series gets plug-in hybrid eDrive power

The heart of BMW's model lineup, the 3 Series, has a trick new 330e plug-in hybrid variant that promises vastly improved fuel economy and spirited performance.

By September 15, 2015


New rules require feds to get warrant for cell phone surveillance

Civil liberties advocates welcome the change, but say the public will remain largely unaware if their information has been caught up in criminal investigations.

By September 3, 2015


Will gaming breathe life into live-streaming YouTube?

YouTube rules the realm of on-demand video, but live video still has a tournament of contenders. With a YouTube Gaming hub, Google is juicing up live features -- and that may bring you face-to-face with gameplay streams you never knew existed.

By August 27, 2015