Honda natural gas car wins LA green prize

The 2012 Honda Civic Natural Gas was named Green Car of the Year at the LA Auto Show on Thursday, beating finalists including European, US and other Asian carmakers.

Brazil warns Chevron over offshore oil well seepage

Brazilian authorities warned US energy giant Chevron Thursday that it faces severe punishment if it fails to completely seal an offshore well that has been seeping oil in waters off Rio de Janeiro state.

French team invents tough, reheatable plastic (w/ video)

A common feature of sailboards, aircraft and electronic circuits is that they all contain resins used for their lightness, strength and resistance. However, once cured, these resins can no longer be reshaped. Only certain ...

Ex-Myspace CEO resigns as Zynga executive

(AP) -- Owen Van Natta, the former CEO of Myspace, is stepping down from an executive role at Zynga but will stay on its board of directors.

Dutch prosecutors want Trafigura fine doubled

Dutch prosecutors Thursday asked a court to slap a two-million-euro fine on multinational oil trader Trafigura for the illegal export of toxic waste later dumped in Ivory Coast.

Norway hit by major data-theft attack

(AP) -- Data from Norway's oil and defense industries may have been stolen in what is feared to be one of the most extensive data espionage cases in the country's history, security officials said Thursday.

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