Ford launches 'hands-free' driving on UK motorways

In a scene Ford hopes to see across Europe "soon", the first hands-free car model allowed on the UK's fastest roads zoomed down a motorway before slowing down as the back of a truck appeared.

Energy & Green Tech

Winter power shortages won't worry off-grid Swiss valley

While people across Europe are being urged to save energy this coming winter to avert power shortages, Switzerland's Bavona Valley is unfazed, having never been plugged into the power network.

Energy & Green Tech

Researchers achieve sustainable recovery of minerals from e-waste

There's some irony in the fact that devices that seem indispensable to modern life—mobile phones, personal computers, and anything battery-powered—depend entirely on minerals extracted from mining, one of the most ancient ...