Dyson's Next Big Project? An Electric Car And It's Arriving Sooner Than You Think

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK Tech

Sir James Dyson has made the surprise announcement that his company Dyson will be making an electric car and launching it in 2020. In an email to the ...

Volkswagen's Entire Car Range Is Going Electric

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 12.09.2017 | UK Tech

The world’s largest carmaker, Volkswagen, has pledged to electrify its entire range of cars by 2030. Announced at the Frankfurt Motor Show, the comp...

VW 's Scrappage Scheme Might Be The Best Deal Yet For Your Old Car

The Huffington Post | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 01.09.2017 | UK Tech

Volkswagen, Toyota, Renault-Nissan and Kia are the latest car manufacturers to announce that they will be offering you money off your old car if you b...

Diesel Cars Are Causing Far More Air Pollution Than Lab Tests Made Us Believe

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.05.2017 | UK Tech

In 2015, more than one million Volkswagen vehicles were caught in an emissions scandal after it was discovered the cars had been fitted with ‘defeat...

A Tesla Owner Just Saved An Unconscious Driver On The Motorway

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 16.02.2017 | UK Tech

Putting yourself in harms way to help out a stranger is a pretty heroic thing to do in any circumstances, but especially while travelling at high spee...

British VW Owners Launch Legal Bid For Compensation Over Emissions Scandal

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 09.01.2017 | UK

Thousands of British Volkswagen owners are seeking legal compensation from the firm in the wake of its emissions rigging scandal. Lawyers at Harcus Si...

The UK Government Has Allowed VW to Wriggle Around the Rules

Stewart McDonald | Posted 04.02.2017 | UK Politics
Stewart McDonald

Volkswagen have perverted environmental regulations, they have treated European customers with disdain, and treated regulation as a charade. The slap on the wrist they've received from the government is risible.

COP21 and The Corporate Coup

James Crawley | Posted 08.12.2016 | UK
James Crawley

What we are experiencing in Paris amounts to a corporate coup aimed at preventing progress and effective solutions to our climate crisis. Now more than ever we need to advocate for system change rather than climate change, with climate activists planning creative ways to inform the public not only of the false solutions on offer, but the real solutions that will lead to positive change in our world.

VW Emissions Affair: UK Drivers are being left in the dark due to mixed messages from Ministers

Richard Burden | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Politics
Richard Burden

The UK Government must come clean on what they knew and move quicker to end uncertainty for drivers.

CSR Is Dead - Long Live Responsible Business

Stephen Howard | Posted 13.10.2016 | UK
Stephen Howard

The Volkswagen emissions scandal is a poignant reminder of the fragile nature of trust and reputation for organisations and reinforces the importance of being a responsible business.

Does Anyone Really Care If You Lie?

Melissa Davis | Posted 07.10.2016 | UK
Melissa Davis

I'm at the IBA in Vienna this week networking with over 5000 lawyers and I have had numerous conversation about the fate of Volkswagen's brand. To an...

Find Out If Your Car Is Affected Is Affected By The VW Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Tech

The Volkswagen emissions scandal has now moved from the stage where fingers are being pointed to the company now rolling out its plan to fix what is s...

A Green Economy Will Lift Us All - But Cheats Like Volkswagen Still Stand in the Way

Assaad W Razzouk | Posted 06.10.2016 | UK Tech
Assaad W Razzouk

Solar and wind power, however, are not only the best way of generating electricity, they are also the best way of generating jobs. There are 17.5million positions being created worldwide by the solar and wind industries alone - dwarfing the jobs disappearing in oil, gas and coal.

The Bonfire of the Vanities

John Watson | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
John Watson

"German Manufacturers Break Rules." What a great headline. Has Germany finally moved on in evolutionary terms? Have the laws of Darwin finally made i...

Something Is Rotten in the State of Business

Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia | Posted 30.09.2016 | UK
Dr Joseph Zammit-Lucia

The Volkswagen scandal of widespread deception of regulators and of its customers has sent shock waves through the business world - in Germany and elsewhere. But are we really surprised?

BREAKING: 1.2 Million UK Cars Are Affected By The Volkswagen Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 30.09.2015 | UK Tech

1.2 million Volkswagen vehicles in the UK are affected by the recent diesel emissions scandal say the company. This revelation follows on from ...

NASA Cheats Water Emission Tests

Trevor Holland | Posted 28.09.2016 | UK Comedy
Trevor Holland

NASA, or to give it its full name, the National Astronaut Something Acronym has today admitted to having installed specialist software on Mars, which allowed it to cheat water emissions tests. In a shock revelation, Sooper Noaver, head of Really Far Away Rock Research, made the confession to an undercover reporter, in a Florida bar.

A week in Tech PR (w/c 21 Sept)

Steve Loynes | Posted 25.09.2016 | UK Tech
Steve Loynes

Mainstream media, and the general public, need to better understand technology and view it in the context of the physical world. For all the hysteria around online threats, imagine if smartphones, tablets and laptops were as dangerous as cigarettes or alcohol.

Switzerland Has Banned Sales Of Some VW Models Over The Latest Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 28.09.2015 | UK Tech

Things are going from bad to worse for Volkswagen after Switzerland announced it was temporarily banning the sales of thousands of cars because of fea...

The Steep Drop in Volkswagen's Shares Show the Importance of Ethical Business

Andrew H. Harding | Posted 24.09.2016 | UK
Andrew H. Harding

Management accountants, with their role as business partners, are ideally equipped to navigate this arena, providing the relevant insight to manage the risks as well as innovations that come with ethical scenarios. And while the Volkswagen story unfolds before our eyes, seemingly with no end in sight, it serves as a timely reminder: ignore acting ethically at your own peril.

The UK Now Wants To Re-Test All Cars After The VW Scandal

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 25.09.2015 | UK Tech

The Department for Transport is to re-test cars in the UK to compare their laboratory results with real-world driving emissions following the Volkswag...

In A Nutshell: The Volkswagen Emissions Scandal Explained

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Tech

Volkswagen is currently embroiled in a worldwide emissions scandal that could fundamentally change the car industry in years to come and could potenti...

VW's Apple Watch App Warns You If Your Kids Are Speeding

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 06.05.2015 | UK Tech

Volkswagen has unveiled its first Apple Watch app and while it comes with many of the remote car functions you'd expect, it also has a new one that wi...

Doris the Goddess of Wind (A Winter Holiday)

Lara Platman | Posted 08.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Lara Platman

"It is always advisable to carry a tablet of 'Antioyl' soap, if it is necessary to use bare hands for a repair, you will nearly always find some grease on your hands and this is impossible to remove with ordinary soap."

You Won't Believe How This Shocking Anti-Texting Advert Ends

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK Tech

If you still need to be convinced that texting while driving is a bad idea, this might be the thing to put you over the edge. Volkswagen recently u...