Matthias Mueller, chief executive  of  Volkswagen: he  is due to hold a press conference on Thursday to outline the findings of the initial investigation into both emissions scandals. Photograph: Odd Andersen/AFP/Getty Images

Initial findings of an investigation into the Volkswagen Group’s array of cheating scandals claims the number of cars with the wrong CO2 emissions fi(...)

Allegations that Volkswagen lied about the carbon dioxide emissions  evaporated into thin air as the embattled German car maker said they had been proven to be largely unfounded.

An initial investigation into the Volkswagen Group’s array of cheating scandals has cleared the carmaker of claims it systematically cheated on CO2 fi(...)

VW owners will be told  if their vehicles require a refit. Photograph: Julian Stratenschulte/EPA

Volkswagen Group says it is going to ‘refit’ the estimated 11 million vehicles affected by its cheating on US diesel emissions test. With an estimated(...)

MPLX operates a network of crude oil and product pipelines in the US Midwest and Gulf Coast regions

Marathon Petroleum Corp’s master limited partnership (MLP), MPLX LP, will buy natural gas processor MarkWest Energy Partners LP for about $15.63 billi(...)

Reynolds American is to buy rival Lorillard for $25 billion, merging two of the world’s biggest cigarette makers in a deal that includes the sale of (...)

Dov Charney: his flamboyant leadership involving legal and financial setbacks finally snapped the close bond with his handpicked board. photograph: keith bedford/bloomberg

In a dimly-lit private dining room at the Redeye Grill in Manhattan, four board members of American Apparel and their lawyer plotted out their next 24(...)

Irish-born American labour organizer Mother Jones (Mary Harris Jones 1830 - 1930) poses with a five-tiered cake in celebration of her 100th birthday, May 1st, 1930.  Ger O’Mahony of the Spirit of Mother Jones Festival Committee based in Cork said Ms Aspinall through her work as the Chairperson of the Hillborough Family Support Group was a worthy winner of the inaugural Spirit of Mother Jones Award. Photograph: FPG/Getty Images

A woman who has spent almost quarter of a century campaigning for justice for the victims of the Hillsborough Disaster is to be honoured in Cork next (...)