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VW Sticking to its Smoking Guns

Electric dreams are no threat to the diesel engine, according to the boss of Volkswagen. Has Matthias Mueller got a cunning long-term plan, or...
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Robotic back-seat driver bid meets opposition from Acea

AN EU SAFETY technology proposal which could theoretically save lives is being fought by car industry lobbyists, according to news reports. The European Automobile Manufacturers...
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Coronavirus co-operation across sectors comes up with promising equipment

THE MERCEDES F1 team is an unlikely player in the medical field, but it has had a major role in the development of a...
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Swede Electric Dreams

Is Volvo’s bid to become all-electric the shrewdest business move of the year, or a cynical ploy to capitalise on the world’s mounting affection...
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Merger brings gene therapy aid for infants closer to production

FDA approves ‘breakthrough therapy’ designation for novel treatment NOVARTIS has announced a multi-billion dollar agreement and plan of merger with AveXis to acquire the US-based...
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Slaves to the algorithm: does it all add up?

Can the advanced functional process of stringing optional commands together really have a successful business application? DARREN PARKIN finds out THE image of Greek mathematician...
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Putting Liberty in the driving seat

JOHN Malone is a man of colossal wealth. A simple google search for news on the American billionaire will quickly confirm just how eye-wateringly...

Science-Based Emissions Targets: A New Foundation for Corporate Climate Action

Corporate emissions-reduction targets have become commonplace. In 2014, 80% of companies that reported their emissions to CDP, an international NGO that holds the largest...
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AI to the rescue? Oxford-based drug firm enters into partnership to crack COVID-19 virus...

AN AI-DRIVEN drug-discovery company in the UK has entered a joint initiative to advance compounds that could treat COVID-19. Oxford-based Exscientia has teamed-up with Diamond...

Protecting your business and boardroom from cyber threats

In the last few months, two major cyber-attacks have hit organisations across the world – from small businesses to the NHS and big corporations...