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Category archive: Energy

The race to make Formula One greener

Formula One racing has been the subject of a massive takeover by US cable tycoon John Malone, driven by the desire to add subscribers to his channels and diversify his holdings. Malone paid US$4.4 billion for a 35% stake, with the remaining interest held by race teams.

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The VW emissions scandal

The admission by Martin Winterkorn the CEO of VW that the company had deliberately fitted ‘defeat device’ software to falsify the results of emissions tests in both the US and Europe has sent shock waves through the car industry.